The 2021 Honorary Chair
Larry W. Myers
President and Chief Executive Officer
First Savings Bank and First Savings Financial Group
Larry W. Myers was named President and Chief Executive Officer of First Savings Bank and First Savings Financial Group in 2006. During his tenure the bank has achieved a number of significant milestones. In 2008, during the financial crisis, First Savings Financial Group (FSFG) issued its initial public offering on the NASDAQ at $10.00 per share. At that time the bank was $220 million in total assets operating seven offices in two southern Indiana counties. Over the last decade First Savings has grown to over $1.2 billion in assets with 16 offices in six counties. This growth has been fueled by two bank acquisitions along with the creation of three national lending platforms. Currently FSFG stock is trading in excess of $60 per share.
As President of First Savings Bank, Larry fosters an environment of community service. In 2008 FSFG formed First Savings Charitable Foundation to focus on financial literacy. Since its inception the Foundation has donated $1.3 million to various educational causes. First Savings Bank is very supportive of numerous charitable activities in both dollars and employee time. The Bank’s staff typically donates over 7200 hours annually to community services to organizations such as Junior Achievement, the Boy Scouts, American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity. In 2019 First Savings Bank was recognized by Business First as the best mid-sized company in their Partners in Philanthropy awards.
First Savings has also been recognized as one of the top performing banks in the country by KBW, largest SBA lender in Indiana, and Best Places To Work by Business First.
Larry is currently a director with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis along with the Lincoln Heritage Council of the Boy Scouts of America (LHC). He has served as Chairman of the LHC and of the Indiana Bankers Association. Larry has served as a director on the Federal Reserve’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council, One Southern Indiana, the American Banker’s Community Bank Council and First Savings Charitable Foundation. Larry is an active member of Southeast Christian Church.
Larry resides in Anchorage, Kentucky with his wife of 35 years Debbie. He has two grown sons and a daughter.