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Harvard Savings Bank names new leader

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 4:38 p.m. CDT

HARVARD – Harvard Savings Bank President and CEO Duffield Seyller III plans to retire at the end of the month.

He will be succeeded by Donn Claussen, the bank announced Wednesday. Seyller will continue to serve on the bank’s board of directors, according to a news release.

Claussen has been the bank’s executive vice president and CFO. He has served on the board since 2008 and worked for the bank since 2007.

The board named Richard Lipinsky executive vice president, treasurer and secretary. Lipinsky had served as the bank’s secretary and treasurer. He has worked for the bank since 1986.

David Dobson, the bank’s controller, was named vice president and CFO.

The appointments will be effective March 1, according to the news release.

Harvard Savings Bank is a full service community bank with two locations in Harvard and one location in Morris. For information, visit

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