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Stice Earns Certificate from the Iowa School of Banking

Tommy Stice, AVP/Senior Credit Analyst with First Security, has successfully completed the 2019 Iowa School of Banking.

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First Security Welcomes Jerri Dight

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Jerri Dight has joined First Security. She joins the bank as a Retail Advisor at the Marble Rock office. As a Retail Advisor, she will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities. Primarily, she will handle a variety of customer transactions and questions.

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First Security Welcomes Back Hampton-Dumont-CAL Educators

First Security was excited to welcome Hampton-Dumont-CAL area educators back for the start of the 2019-2020 school year by serving them breakfast on Thursday, August 22nd. Nearly 200 teachers and staff gathered in the high school commons for breakfast, allowing them to catch up with one another before the start of the new school year.

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Wolfe and Miller Complete Graduate School of Banking Program

Diane Wolfe, Chief Credit Officer, and Eric Miller, AVP/Ag and Commercial Lender, were awarded a diploma on August 9, 2019, at commencement exercises during the 75th annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. They also received a Certificate of Executive Leadership from the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional and Executive Development for completing the rigorous GSB leadership curriculum.

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First Security Awards Scholarships

Each spring, First Security awards over $5,000 in scholarships to several graduates from the schools in each of our market areas. Below is a short biography of 8 of 15 winners. We wish them all the best as they begin their college studies!

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First Security Announces Titus, Bonzer, and Begley Promotions

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Sara Titus, Andria Bonzer, and Cheryl Begley.

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First Security Welcomes Lievrouw and Crooks

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Madison Lievrouw and Connor Crooks have joined First Security. Madison joins First Security as a Video Banker and Connor joins the bank as a Service Center Specialist.

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Safely Dispose of Confidential Records on Shred Day

When it comes to keeping your identity safe, First Security continues to put forth extra effort to help customers protect their information.

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First Security donates to Rockwell Lions Club

First Security recently donated $1,000 to the Rockwell Lions Club’s fundraiser for their annual Truck and Tractor Pull. The pull, which is part of the National Tractor Pullers Association 2019 Grand National Championship series, is held each year in early July. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Rockwell community.

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First Security Honors Janet Stangl

After a banking career spanning 40 years, Janet Stangl plans to retire.

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Jeffrey W. Badger Joins First Security

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Jeff Badger has joined the Manly Ag/Commercial Lending team as Vice President.

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First Security Announces Wilson, Schoenfeldt, and Marth Promotions

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Amy Wilson, Lacy Schoenfeldt and Carolyn Marth. Wilson has been promoted to Loan Administrative Specialist, Schoenfeldt has been promoted to Loan Operations Specialist, and Carolyn Marth has been promoted to Loan Quality Control Specialist.

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First Security Supports Franklin County Fairgrounds with Capital Campaign

First Security recently announced its plans for supporting the Franklin County fairgrounds and convention center renovation project. First Security will match every dollar up to $25,000 that is raised for the capital campaign between now and July 21st, the last day of the Franklin County Fair.

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First Security Welcomes Stephen Meneley

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Stephen Meneley has joined the First Security Service Center.

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First Security Honors Pam Meyer

After a banking career spanning more than 30 years, Pam Meyer plans to retire

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First Security Board of Directors Announce Murray Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Sarah Murray has been promoted to Vice President, Controller and Cashier.

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Bill Frye retiring

After a 42-year career in Charles City, Bill Frye, VP/Trust Officer at First Security, is retiring.

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FIrst Security Welcomes Hanson, Schmidt, and Raisch

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Deana Hanson, Shirley Schmidt, and Kristina Raisch have joined First Security. They join the bank as Retail Advisors at the Hampton and Thornton offices. In this role, they will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities. These include handling a variety of customer transactions, responding to customer inquiries, accepting applications for loans, and opening new accounts.

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First Security Donates to Hampton Dumont ProStart Culinary Team

Recently, Hampton-Dumont High School’s ProStart culinary team achieved a first-time championship for the school by claiming first place at the Iowa ProStart Invitational competition. To compete, the team had to prepare a three-course meal within one hour using only two butane burners. Their menu included a pan seared scallop wrapped prosciutto, wagyu steak au poivre (pepper-corn steak) with carrots vichy, and a lemon curd and strawberry curd with meringue for dessert.

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Drilling and Marzen Earn Certificates from Consumer Credit School

Sheila Drilling, Retail Banking Supervisor at First Security Bank in Riceville, and Brittany Marzen, Retail Advisor at First Security Bank in Charles City, have successfully completed the Iowa Bankers Association Consumer Credit School.

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First Security Welcomes Lacy and Fleshner

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Brenna Lacy and Melissa Fleshner have joined First Security. Brenna joins First Security as a Service Center Specialist, and Melissa has filled the Accounting Assistant position.

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Penny Gray Retiring after 23 Years of Service

Penny Gray, Vice President/Marketing Manager at First Security, is set to retire from the bank in April after more than 23 years of service. She joined the bank in 1996 with over 20 years of retail banking and marketing experience.

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First Security Honors Elaine Wilcox

After a banking career spanning 21 years, Elaine Wilcox plans to retire.

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First Security Welcomes Matt Bradley

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Matt Bradley has joined First Security as Assistant Vice President, Marketing Manager. This position was open due to Penny Gray’s upcoming retirement in April. In this role, Bradley will be responsible for leading all marketing efforts at First Security.

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First Security Welcomes Engelhardt and Begley to the Team

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Susan Engelhardt and Cheryl Begley have joined First Security. They both join the bank as Retail Advisors. In this role, they will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities. These include handling a variety of customer transactions, responding to customer inquiries, accepting applications for loans, and opening new accounts.

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First Security Announces Boyd Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Nolan Boyd to Ag/Commercial Lender.

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Here for Good Guest Panel features First Security Employee

On the morning of January 9th, the Floyd County Community Foundation hosted the seminar, Here for Good, at the Charles City Public Library’s Zastrow Room.

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First Security Sponsors West Fork Scoreboard

First Security Bank recently provided a $4000 sponsorship toward West Fork School’s new scoreboard.

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First Security Donates to the City of Ionia

First Security Bank recently donated $2,500 toward the construction of a walking path in Ionia’s City Park.

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15 Things to Keep in Your Car This Winter

Snow. Rain. Ice. Sleet. Cold. Potholes. Let’s face it, winter can bring on just about any dangerous driving situation.

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