First State Bank Supports FIRM

Bank News


First State Bank continues in their support of Fair Insurance Rates of Monroe County (FIRM) in their ongoing battle against unfair windstorm and flood rates increases in Monroe County.

 “We commend the great work of FIRM and are proud to offer financial support that can help them in their efforts to fight for fair windstorm and flood insurance rates throughout Monroe County,” said Kurt Lewin, First State Bank’s Senior Vice President/Senior Lending Officer.

With the help of First State Bank’s donation, FIRM will continue to fight against excessive, discriminatory property insurance rates by staying active at the legislative level and monitoring initiatives and events that have the potential to impact insurance rates.  For more information visit

Pictured: Back Row, L to R – FIRM Board Members Bryan Hawks, Erica Poole, Christina Weinhofer, Linda Cunningham, Caren Morell, and Joe Moody; Front Row L to R – FIRM Board President Mel Montagne, First State Bank’s Ani Madruga, SVP/Market Lending Leader, and Kurt Lewin, SVP/Senior Lending Officer.