Meet the Leadership Team

Dwight Erdbruegger
Dwight ErdbrueggerPresident
Dwight Erdbruegger joined Cass Bank as President in July 2018. Dwight has more than 37 years of commercial banking experience and is actively involved in the St. Louis community.
Jeanne Scannell
Jeanne ScannellExecutive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Jeanne Scannell joined Cass in 1997 and is responsible for the management of the bank’s risk policies and credit administration. Jeanne has over 37 years of commercial banking experience.
Doug Hoffman
Doug HoffmanExecutive VP, Treasurer
With more than 45 years of industry experience, Doug Hoffman is responsible for treasury management for Cass Bank’s and the parent company’s investment portfolios. He joined Cass in 1990.
Eric Giering
Eric GieringExecutive VP, Commercial
Eric Giering has more than 36 years of banking experience including leadership roles in commercial lending, credit underwriting and credit management. He is actively involved in the St. Louis community. Eric joined Cass in 2019.
Chris Dimond
Chris DimondExecutive VP, Faith Based
Based in Colorado, Chris Dimond manages the faith based division for Cass. Chris has helped religious organizations and non-profits through sound financial planning and responsible borrowing for over 30 years.
James Downing
James DowningSenior VP, Franchise/Restaurant
James Downing joined Cass in 2021 and is responsible for the franchise/restaurant division. James has more than 38 years of commercial banking experience. His primary focus throughout his career has been on middle market commercial and industrial lending, including several years of working with McDonald’s operators on restaurant remodels, rebuilds and acquisition financing.
Michelle Gottlieb
Michelle GottliebSenior VP, Credit Administration
Michelle Gottlieb joined Cass in 1995 and is responsible for credit administration and loan review. Michelle has over 30 years experience in risk management and regulatory oversight.
MaryBeth Lee
MaryBeth LeeSenior Vice President, Director Bank Operations
MaryBeth has been in Bank Operations for over 20 years and is an Accredited ACH Professional. She joined Cass Bank in 2014 and manages all aspects of our operations. When she’s not working, you’ll find her doing outdoor activities with her family. During the holidays, MaryBeth has adopted families and helped them enjoy the season.