The board of directors for Ladysmith Federal Savings and Loan Association congratulates Scott Von Haden on his retirement as President/CEO of Ladysmith Federal.  

Von Haden retired on Friday, June 7.  He was hired at Ladysmith Federal in October 2002 as an accountant and compliance officer. In September 2003 he was promoted to Vice President. In January 2010 he was promoted to President/CEO.  

“I am most proud of the people I have had the pleasure working with here at Ladysmith Federal,” explains Von Haden.  

“My philosophy has always been to surround yourself with great people and let them do their thing.  During my time here Ladysmith Federal has increased assets 67.3%, deposits 63.9% and loans 150%,” Von Haden said. “I want to thank the Ladysmith Federal board of directors for the opportunity and confidence they have shown in me over the years.  No one could ask for a better group to work for.  And, most of all, I want to thank the Ladysmith Federal team, both past and present, for making this a place I wanted to come to each and every day.”

Gordon Dukerschein, Chairman of the Ladysmith Federal Board of Directors praised Von Haden’s work at the financial establishment and in the community.

“We congratulate Scott and his family on his retirement.  He embodied Ladysmith Federal’s mission of delivering high-quality customer services that fulfilled the financial needs of our communities.  We wish him well as he embarks on a new adventure in life of spending much deserved time with his family,” Dukerschein said.

The staff and board of directors invites the community to celebrate the retirement of Scott on Friday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ladysmith Federal.  Cake and refreshments will be served.  

New President/CEO Bill Dyson will also be recognized at this celebration.

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