First State Bank Congratulates Cruz & Griffin

First State Bank of the Florida Keys is proud to announce the promotions of Lucy Cruz to BSA/AML Officer, and Laura Griffin to BSA Supervisor.

Cruz joined First State Bank in 2007 as Compliance Officer, and then in 2009 was promoted to Assistant Vice President. She has over twenty-five years of banking experience and has held a variety of positions including: Staff Accountant, Assistant Vice President and Domestic Operations/Network Administrator, Portfolio Servicing Manager and Assistant Vice President of Lending Administration.  

Griffin joined First State Bank as a Teller at the Main Branch in 1997, was promoted to Lead Teller in 1998, Teller/Customer Service Representative/Teller Trainer in 2004, Operations Administrative Assistant in 2006, and to her current role in 2013.  Additionally, she was named an Employee of the Quarter in 2004.  Griffin earned an Associate’s Degree from Champlain College in Vermont. She has completed the American Bankers Association’s Principles of Banking course, Florida Bankers Association’s BSA & AML School, is an avid volunteer for local youth activities, and is a member of the Bank’s Relay for Life team.