Equity Bank announces the promotions of eight officers to leadership positions within the company, including three individuals as Senior Vice President, and five to officer positions. Two promotions included employees at local branches.
“We’re excited to recognize several Equity Bank leaders for the efforts, success and accomplishments, as well as contributions to their colleagues and communities,” said Brad Elliott, President and CEO of Equity Bank. “Each of these individuals is tremendously important to our company as we continue to grow, and we’re eager to see what they accomplish next.”
Promotions became effective following the Equity Bank Board of Directors meeting in January.
• Jody Barker, Senior Vice President – Regional Market President, Western Missouri (Clinton). Barker joined Equity Bank as part of the company’s acquisition of First Community Bank in 2012, and continues to oversee commercial development and overall strategy for Equity Bank’s 10 locations in Western and Central Missouri.
• Justin Reed, Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lender (Windsor). Reed joined Equity Bank in April of 2013 and has helped the bank work with and grow relationships in Windsor, Missouri and surrounding communities.
Equity Bank is a $1.6-billion bank with corporate headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. Equity Bank offers a full range of financial solutions, including commercial loans, consumer banking, mortgage loans, and treasury management. Founded by Chairman and CEO Brad Elliott in Andover, Kansas, Equity Bank now operates 29 banking offices throughout Kansas and Missouri. Learn more at equitybank.com.
Release courtesy of Equity Bank