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Fish Celebrates 20 Years at First State Bank

September 2021

First State Bank congratulates Jennifer Fish, VP/Loan Closing Manager, on her twentieth anniversary with the bank.

Fish joined the Bank's Lending Department in 2001 as the Loan Department Administrative Assistant. She was promoted to Loan Systems Analyst/Closing Coordinator in 2003, to Loan Closing Supervisor in 2007, Loan Closing Officer in 2008, and to AVP/Loan Closing Department Manager in 2013 before assuming her current role in 2018.

Welch Celebrates 40 Years at First State Bank

August 2021

First State Bank congratulates Anita Welch, VP/Information Systems Officer, on her fortieth anniversary with the bank.

Welch joined the Bank in 1981 in the New Accounts Department, was promoted to Computer Room Operator II in 1989, Computer Room Supervisor in 1991, Information Systems Officer in 1993, Assistant Vice President in 1995, and assumed her current role in 2001. Throughout her tenure, Welch was instrumental in numerous projects including Y2K, a core conversion and a server relocation. 

Ramsamooj Celebrates 10 Years with First State Bank

July 2021

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Michelle Ramsamooj, Business Analyst, on her tenth year with the Bank.

Ramsamooj joined First State Bank in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant and became Risk Management Coordinator in 2015 before assuming her current position in 2017.

"Michelle's commitment to quality service has made her an invaluable part of our team for the past 10 years," said Elizabeth Miranda EVP/Chief Risk Officer. "We are happy to congratulate her on this milestone anniversary with our organization."

Lopez Celebrates 10 Years with First State Bank

July 2021

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Josh Lopez, IT Manager, on his tenth year with the Bank. 

Lopez joined First State Bank in 2011 as a Network Engineer Vice President and was promoted to Senior Network Engineer in 2016 and again in 2018 to IT Supervisor/Senior Systems Engineer before assuming his current position in 2019. 

Beeman Celebrates 15 Years with First State Bank

July 2021

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Jana Beeman, Credit Analyst, on her fifteenth year with the Bank.

Beeman joined First State Bank in 2006 as a Receptionist, was promoted to Commercial Loan Processor in 2007, transferred to Credit Analyst in 2010 and assumed her current position in 2012.

"Jana has shown great commitment to our customers and the bank," said Gary Carney, EVP/Chief Credit Office. "We are happy to have her on our team and look forward to her continued success."

Ruiz Celebrates 5 Years with First State Bank

July 2021

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Iris Ruiz, Consumer Loan analyst, on her fifth year with the Bank.

Ruiz joined First State Bank in 2016 as Consumer Loan Credit Specialist and was promoted to her current position in 2020.

"It gives us a great deal of pride to congratulate Iris on her fifth year with the bank," said Gary Carney, EVP/Chief Credit Office. "Her strong work ethic and excellent organization skills continue to make her a valuable part of our team." 

Valero Celebrates 15 Years at First State Bank

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Jesenia Valero, Stock Island Assistant Branch Operations Manager, on her fifteeth anniversary with the Bank. 

Valero joined First State Bank in June 2006 as a Call Center Representative. She transferred to Safe Deposit Box Coordinator/Customer SErvice Representative in 2008 and was promoted to her current position in 2019.

First State Bank Promotes Placencia

June 2021

First State Bank of the Florida Keys is proud to announce the promotion of Karinna Placencia to Tradewinds Key Largo Office Lead Teller.

Placencia joined First State Bank in 2013 as a Part Time Teller and became a Full Time Teller in 2014.

"Karinna is always professional and attentive to customers' needs," said Laura Brown, AVP/Branch Manager. "She is a hardworking employee who is always looking for new ways to grow."

 

White Celebrates 10 Years at First State Bank

June 2021

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Loan Processor Shannon White on her tenth anniversary with the Bank. 

White began her career at First State Bank in 2011 as an REO Specialist and transferred to her current position as Loan Processor in 2016.

"Shannon's proven ability to support coworkers and help customers is an asset to our Lending Team," Gary Carney, SVP/Chief Credit Officer. "We wish her continued success and longevity in her career here at First State Bank."

 

Mena Celebrates 10 Years

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Barbara Mena, EFT Coordinator, on her 10th year with the bank.

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