SB Financial Group to Ring Closing Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite

DEFIANCE, Ohio, May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SB Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SBFG), ("SB Financial" or the "Company"), announced today that President and CEO Mark A. Klein will preside over The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 4:00 p.m., ET. Joining Mr. Klein and Anthony V. Cosentino, Chief Financial Officer, will be a number of members of SB Financial Group's senior management team.

This event celebrates the Company's recent name and symbol change that became effective on April 18, 2013 and also includes the rebranding and alignment of their holding company with that of State Bank. Mr. Klein stated, "The opportunity to unite the best of our past with a much clearer vision of the future we seek represents a major milestone for us. This transformation of multiple business lines and identities into one company with one vision for the future has been well received by each of our stakeholders. The celebration with a number of our senior management at the NASDAQ MarketSite as well as each of our 200 plus associates here in Ohio and Indiana adds another significant chapter to our Company's 110 year history."

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

About SB Financial Group

Based in Defiance, Ohio, SB Financial Group is a financial services holding company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries: State Bank and RDSI Banking Systems (RDSI). State Bank operates through 17 banking centers in seven Northwestern Ohio counties, and one center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; as well as three loan production offices: two in Columbus, Ohio and one in Angola, Indiana. State Bank offers a full range of financial services for consumers and small businesses, including wealth management, mortgage banking, commercial and agricultural lending. RDSI provides item processing services to community banks located in the Midwest. SB Financial Group's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol SBFG.

Forward Looking Statement

Certain statements within this document, which are not statements of historical fact, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and actual results may differ materially from those predicted by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties inherent in the national and regional banking, insurance and mortgage industries, competitive factors specific to markets in which SB Financial Group and its subsidiaries operate, future interest rate levels, legislative and regulatory actions, capital market conditions, general economic conditions, geopolitical events, the loss of key personnel and other factors. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, and SB Financial Group undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which the statement is made except as required by law. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to SB Financial Group or any person acting on its behalf are qualified by these cautionary statements.

CONTACT: Investor Contact Information: Anthony Cosentino Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer 419.785.3663 Tony.Cosentino@YourStateBank.comSource:SB Financial Group