Welcome to United Midwest Savings Bank's new website. Our look is different, but all of our great products and services are here - just easier to find and use. And our site is now mobile friendly!
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Edward N. Cohn

Ed’s strong leadership, strategic and technical skills, combined with a passion to help others, can be seen throughout his 25+ years of successfully leading multi-million-dollar institutions and non-profit organizations. His easy and approachable demeanor, coupled with his determination to help people succeed, shapes United Midwest’s culture and is the cornerstone of the bank’s unique business model.

President and CEO
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Craig Street

Driven to excel at what he’s good at, Craig’s 25 years of industry success has been nothing short of incredible. With an enviable SBA lending record, and a little baseball coaching experience on the side, he has built a team of lenders who are experts in the SBA field.  When asked to describe United Midwest strength, Craig believes it’s simple: we’re focused on key areas of the banking business which allows us to be great at what we do.

Executive Vice President / Chief Lending Officer
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Michael Lerch

Michael’s devotion to United Midwest is the kind of service that makes us a great financial institution. He is known for his detailed charts—a true accountant trait—and his community-minded approach is what makes UMWSB the kind of bank you enjoy working with and working for.

Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer
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Rick Bates

A tinkerer at heart, Rick’s ability to see how things work makes his service at United Midwest invaluable. And with over 20 years’ experience, it is easy to see how his attention to detail benefits the bank’s customers while keeping the bank technologically driven.

Chief Information Officer
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Judy K. Lease

A true multi-tasker, Judy brings 36 years of banking experience and powerful acumen to the office every day. Her can-do attitude and ability to handle so many different aspects of the bank’s branches, mortgage department, and CRA compliance is what gives United Midwest a high mark of excellence.

Vice President Chief Retail Banking Officer / CRA Officer
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Jenny Flocken

When it comes to overseeing all of the SBA loan underwriting, decisions, closings, and funding at United Midwest, Jenny’s wit and determination ensures excellence. A proud Ohio State graduate, she began her career with the U.S. Small Business Administration and her work has even received presidential recognition! Now on the banking side of the business, her desire to help small businesses thrive provides the backbone to United Midwest’s lending success.

Senior Vice President Commercial Credit and Operations