<h3>James L. \u201cJim\u201d King, president and CEO of The Bank of Monroe in Union, received the 2017 Council\u2019s Award from FHL Bank Pittsburgh for excellence in community investment.<\/h3>\r\nKing received the award at one of FHL Bank\u2019s regional member golf outings. John Bendel, FHL Bank director of community investment, spoke at the event about King\u2019s community achievements before presenting him with the award.\r\n\r\nKing has 20 years of financial management experience in the banking industry. As president and CEO of The Bank of Monroe since 2013, King has worked steadfastly to become a leader in local community investment. In 2016, Bank of Monroe requested and received funding from FHL Bank Pittsburgh\u2019s Affordable Housing Program to support the Greenville Senior Living and Community Center project, and also secured funding for disaster relief after floods devastated communities the bank serves. King currently holds a position on the West Virginia Bankers Association Board of Directors and is a Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) appointment to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.\r\n\r\nNamed in recognition of FHLBank Pittsburgh\u2019s Affordable Housing Advisory Council, FH LBank\u2019s annual Council\u2019s Award provides special recognition to an outstanding financial services professional who has demonstrated superior professional commitment and community spirit. The award highlights accomplishments and services in meeting FHL Bank\u2019s affordable housing and community investment mission.