Giving Back Is Key

First State Bank congratulates Anita Welch, Vice President/Information Systems Officer, on her retirement after nearly four decades with the company.

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 to her current role in 2001.  Throughout her tenure, Welch was instrumental in numerous projects including Y2K, a core conversion, and a server relocation.

First State Bank welcomes back Lori Bailey as their Vice President/Commercial Lender for the Upper Keys.

With 30-plus years of banking experience, Bailey first joined the Bank in 2006 as AVP/Commercial Loan Officer, was promoted to VP/Commercial & Residential Loan Officer in 2008, and VP/City Executive/Commercial & Residential Loan Officer in 2012.  She took a brief hiatus to be closer to her family in 2013, before the call of the Keys drew her back to us again.

First State Bank congratulates Daisy Naseiro, Senior Vice President, Branch Administration Manager, on her twenty-fifth year with the Bank.

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Jermy Ashby, on his promotion to Assistant Vice President, Bank Legal Counsel.

“Jermy’s promotion and expanded responsibilities are a reflection of his legal knowledge and experience" said Gary Carney, EVP/Chief Credit Officer. “We are proud to promote him and look forward to his continuing contributions to the Bank.”

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.  

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