Commercial Lenders

Ken Kozma Ken Kozma is Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. He is based at our Main Branch. Ken began working at St. Johns Bank as a teller, moved over to the commercial lending department in 2003 and was named Chief Lending Officer in 2015. He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking and has a Masterís Degree in Finance from Lindenwood University. You can reach Ken at (314) 428-1000 ext. 3411 or kkozma@stjohnsbank.com.
John Uthoff Brian C. Buster is an Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer at our Cave Springs Branch. Brian holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Missouri- Columbia and an MBA from Maryville University. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 11 years in banking. Brian can be reached at (636) 939-3495 ext. 3919 or email him at bbuster@stjohnsbank.com for assistance with all your business banking needs.
Matt Gerst Matthew Gerst is a Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. He is based at our Main Branch location in St. John, MO. Matthew began working at the bank in January 2014 and was the Senior Credit Analyst until he became a Loan Officer in 2017. Matthew has worked in the banking and finance industry since 2009 and specializes in financial analysis. Matthew can be reached at (314) 428-1059 ext. 3470 or by email at mgerst@stjohnsbank.com.
Eric Piercefield Eric Piercefield is a Vice President Ė Commercial Loan Officer at our Main Branch.  Eric holds a Bachelorís Degree in Economics from Eastern Illinois University and has nearly 20 years of experience in the banking industry.  He has worked with small to large businesses assisting them with their cash management and various loan product needs.  Eric has provided financial solutions to numerous industries including auto, construction, computer and IT, health care, manufacturing, real estate, and retail.  Eric can be reached at 314-428-1059 Ext. 3581 or by email at  epiercefield@stjohnsbank.com
John Uthoff John Uthoff is a Vice President and Commercial Lender at the O'Fallon branch. John has many years of commercial lending experience and has been working at St. Johns Bank since 1999. John can help you with any of your loan needs but specializes in commercial real estate. You can reach John by calling (636) 978-7404 ext. 3609 or emailing him at juthoff@stjohnsbank.com.
Blake Wyatt Blake Wyatt is a Vice President -Commercial Loan Officer with St. Johns Bank. He is based at our Harvester branch. Blake began working at St. Johns Bank in 2018. He has a Bachelorís Degree from the University of Missouri- St. Louis, and has worked in banking since 2007. Blake has been a commercial lender since 2012, and is a graduate of the Commercial Lending School. You can reach him at 636-939-3495 ext. 3288 or tbwyatt@stjohnsbank.com
Greg Jensen Greg Jensen is an Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer with an office at our Bridgeton Branch. In addition to more than 10 years banking experience with St. Johns Bank, he has more than 18 years of retail management experience. He is ready to help you with any of your business lending needs from lines of credit to commercial real estate. Call Greg at (314) 428-1000 ext. 3535 or email him at gjensen@stjohnsbank.com.