Opening of Independence Bank in St. Matthews

Louis R. Straub II, president of the new Independence Bank in St. Matthews, presided over the bank’s ribbon-cutting ceremony as Kent Oyler, president and CEO of Greater Louisville, Inc. looked on.

Photos by John H. Harralson Jr.

The St. Matthews branch of Independence Bank recently held its grand opening and ribbon cutting at their new location on the corner of Shelbyville Road and Chenoweth Lane.

Mayor of St. Matthews Richard Tonini (right) presented a proclamation welcoming the new bank to the city.


Patrick Walsh and Bobby Vice with Vice Cox Townsend, Ben Reno-Weber of Weber MobileServe and Mariah and Eric Gratz.


Maggie Augustin and Mary Ann Schubert.


Pete and Janet Hammer


Greg Burton, Michael Burns, Sarah Gant, Patty Cates and Keith Ballard.


Nicole Volz with Down Syndrome of Louisville and Vince Cameron of Steifel Nicolaus.


Elizabeth and Louis R. Straub II