About Us
About Us

Executive Management Team

Left to right: Steve Zahn, Randy Sizemore, DeeAnn Hammel, Tom Mills, Michael Zahn

Left to right: Steve Zahn, Randy Sizemore, DeeAnn Hammel, Tom Mills, Michael Zahn

Stephen E. Zahn, Chairman of the Board

Stephen E. Zahn, Chairman of the Board of Directors has been with First Federal Savings Bank since May of 1964. Steve is a graduate of Marquette University.

Steve currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Peabody Retirement Community, Board member of the Huntington University Foundation, member of the Huntington University Finance Committee, YMCA Foundation, and Huntington County Community Foundation. In 1990, Steve was named "Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe", Huntington County's most prestigious award for community service.

With 46 years in banking, Steve has served as Chairman of the Indiana League of Savings Institutions, past board member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis and served on the board of the American Community Bankers in Washington, D.C.

Steve and his wife, Alyce, are life-long residents of Huntington County. They have four grown children and eleven grandchildren and attend SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, where Steve serves on the Finance Committee.

Michael S. Zahn, Chief Executive Officer and President

Michael Zahn is the third generation of Zahn's to hold the title of President at First Federal Savings Bank in Huntington. Michael began his career with First Federal in 1996. He became a Senior Vice President and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2000. In 2005, he was appointed as President of the institution and in January 2011, appointed Chief Executive Officer.

Michael holds a bachelor of arts degree from Indiana University and graduated Cum Laude with a master of business administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Zahn is a past President of the local Optimist Club, Junior Achievement, YMCA, the Bowen Center and was campaign chairman for the United Way. Michael joined the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce Board in 2011 and continues to serve in Optimist Club, United Way, Lime City Economic Development, is a member of the Knights of Columbus and active in the Indiana Bankers Association.

Michael and his wife, Susan, live in Huntington with their three sons. They are parishioners of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church.

Dee Ann Hammel, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Dee Ann Hammel, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, has been with First Federal Savings Bank since October of 1975. Dee Ann began her career with First Federal as a teller and has had many different responsibilities over the years. Dee Ann is responsible for the day to day operations of all six First Federal Savings Bank locations, and serves as the Compliance Officer and Security Officer for the bank.

In the past, Dee Ann has served as a board member of the American Red Cross, Heritage Days committee member, Chief's breakfast co-chair, and a volunteer with the United Way of Huntington County. She currently serves on the American Bankers Association Payment Systems Committee and is a volunteer with the Kiwanis Study Buddy program with a local elementary school.

Dee Ann resides in Huntington. She has two daughters and three grandchildren.

Randy J. Sizemore, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Randy Sizemore joined First Federal Savings Bank in 2002 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Randy graduated from Ball State University with a B.S. degree in Accounting. In August of 2008, he was awarded a diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Randy brings 19 years of financial institution experience to First Federal.

Randy is a member of the Huntington Rotary Club, a board member for Huntington County Economic Development, a board member for Pathfinder Services, and is a graduate of Huntington County Leadership.

Randy resides in Huntington with his wife and their four sons where they are members of the Huntington Church of the Nazarene.

Thomas N. Mills, Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer

Thomas N. Mills, Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer, has been with First Federal Savings Bank since July of 2006. Tom has over 19 years of Corporate Lending experience and has worked with clients in the manufacturing, healthcare, investment real estate, agricultural, service, retail and wholesale industries. His primary function at First Federal is managing and developing business banking relationships within the Northeastern Indiana area. Before joining First Federal Saving Bank, Tom served commercial banking clients in the Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, and West Central Indiana markets.

Prior to beginning his career in banking he attended Indiana University, earning an undergraduate degree in Public Policy in 1989, then earned his MBA in 1992 from Butler University.

Tom is a member of Rotary, volunteers with Upward Basketball and the Huntington County United Way. He was born in Huntington, where he and his wife still reside. They have two children and two grandchildren. The Mills are members of College Park United Brethren Church.

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