Prime Meridian Holding in Tallahassee, Fla., has tapped a board member to serve as its new chief financial officer.

The $245 million-asset company named Randy Guemple CFO, effective Jan. 1. Guemple will succeed Kathleen Jones, who will retire as CFO of both Prime Meridian Bank and the holding company.

Guemple, 64, has been a director of Prime Meridian Bank since 2007 and a holding company director since 2010. Guemple is a former chief operating officer and chief financial officer of First Bank of Florida in West Palm Beach.

Jones will remain a director of Prime Meridian Bank and its holding company. Jones, who was 61 in March at the time of Prime Meridian's annual report, has worked for the bank since 2010. She previously worked for SunTrust Banks.

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