American State Bancshares has announced the appointment of Greg Quarles as its new president and CEO.

American State Bancshares is a multi-bank holding company that owns American State Bank & Trust and Rose Hill Bank. Quarles will continue to serve as President and CEO of American State Bank & Trust, a position he has held since 2016.

He is replacing following Don Lackamp, who recently announced his retirement after serving as president and CEO for 13 years.

Quarles holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Kansas and bachelor’s in finance from Texas Tech University. He and his wife, Leslie, have two adult sons, Austin Quarles of Palo Alto, California, and Brooks Quarles of Lawrence.

American State Bank & Trust has two Great Bend locations and eight branches in north-central and western Kansas, including in Garden City. Rose Hill Bank has branches in Rose Hill, Salina, Augusta and Wichita.