James E. Evans II has been named Independence Bank’s Head of Commercial Banking and Senior Lending Officer. A lifetime resident of Louisville, Evans holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Kentucky and an M.B.A. from Bellarmine University. In his 20 year banking career Jimmy has served in various leadership roles and has been involved with commercial real estate for over 18 years. Independence Bank currently operates a full-service banking location at 2120 High Wickham Place. Construction is currently underway for a signature location in the heart of St. Matthews.