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Aparicio Celebrates 5 Years

First State Bank congratulates Sheralyn Aparicio, Bank Security Act Analyst, on her fifth year with the bank. Aparicio joined First State Bank in November of 2016 as an Administrative Assistant in the Risk Management Department. Throughout her career she held several Administrative and Executive Assistant positions as well as the position of Compliance Analyst before assuming her current role.

First State Bank Promotes Snow

First State Bank of the Florida Keys is proud to announce the promotion of Shanion Snow to Islamorada Assistance Branch Operations Manager. 

First State Bank Promotes Lopez

First State Bank of the Florida Keys takes great pride in announcing the promotion of Joshua Lopez to VP/Information Technology Director. 

Lewin Celebrates 30 Years at First State Bank

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Kurt Lewin, Senior Vice President/Senior Lending Officer on his thirtieth anniversary with the Bank.

Fish Celebrates 20 Years at First State Bank

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."