Midwest Bancorporation Inc. and Affiliates Esop Trust is the holding company of First Midwest Bank of the Ozarks. Established in 1902, First Midwest Bank of the Ozarks is a financial institution serving the Piedmont, Van Buren and Williamsville areas. It provides a wide array of business and personal banking services. The bank provides Christmas club accounts, certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. First Midwest Bank of the Ozarks is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and is an Equal Housing Lender.