Luanne Cundiff

President and CEO , First State Bank of St. Charles
Luanne Cundiff is President and CEO of First State Bank of St. Charles, MO., where she leads the bank’s staff, Board of Directors, and local community organizations to better serve the St. Louis region.

Cundiff brings 25 years of banking experience to her role at First State Bank. She began as a bank examiner before transitioning into a bank management role.

Luanne is passionate about the future of community banking. She has remained committed to the Missouri Bankers Association throughout her career, and was instrumental in building a Young Bankers Division for the MBA in 2007 to ensure future sustainability of the Association. Cundiff now serves on the Missouri Bankers Association’s Board of Directors and the American Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council and its Administrative committee.

Cundiff actively serves as Board Chair for both the St. Charles County Workforce Development Board and the St. Charles County Economic Development Council. Serving both groups has helped the County align workforce needs with economic development efforts for current and future employers in the region.