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Craig S. Connor Announces Retirement

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CNB Community Bancorp, Inc. (OTC:CNBB), the parent company of County National Bank, today announced Craig S. Connor, Chairman and CEO of County National Bank (“CNB”), upcoming retirement as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 26, 2019.

This is the planned progression of our Leadership Succession Plan at CNB.  As announced in June of 2018, John R. Waldron was promoted to President of CNB and also appointed to a Board position at both CNB and CNB Community Bancorp, Inc. (“the Holding Company”).  John will become CEO of CNB upon Mr. Connor’s retirement.

Craig S. Connor began his banking career 41 years ago and has been with County National Bank since 1993.  Prior to becoming the President and CEO, in 2005, Craig was the Senior Vice President and Senior Loan Officer.  “For nearly 20 years I have observed Craig’s dedication to community banking and the betterment of areas we serve,” stated John Waldron, President of County National Bank.  “He is a great leader and his commitment has resulted in the outstanding bank that CNB has become.”  Throughout the years, Craig epitomized the role of a community Banker serving on many local nonprofit Boards and always encouraging CNB to invest back into the community.  He was recently named the 2019 Banker of the Year for the state of Michigan by the Michigan Bankers Association.

Craig will remain active in the company as Chairman of the Board of CNB and the Holding Company.  He will also continue to serve on several Board committees for both CNB and the Holding Company. The entire County National Bank staff, officers and Board members commend and sincerely thank Craig for his dedication and the many contributions to the Bank and the communities we serve.