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First Security Welcomes David Ragsdale and Travis Martinek

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that David Ragsdale and Travis Martinek have joined FThe First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that David Ragsdale and Travis Martinek have joined First Security Bank.irst Security Bank.

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First Security Welcomes Paige Bartels

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Paige Bartels (née Kopp) has joined First Security. She joins the bank as a Retail Advisor at the Riceville office.

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First Security's Melissa Fleshner Promoted to Senior Accountant and Assistant Cashier

First Security is pleased to share that Melissa Fleshner has been promoted to Senior Accountant and Assistant Cashier.

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First Security Bank Announces O'Brien Retirement

After contributing nearly 24 years to a banking career at First Security, Colleen O’Brien is set to retire on February 2nd.

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January 2021: First Security Begins Reopening Lobbies

First Security Bank & Trust is happy to announce that several lobbies will begin reopening on Friday, January 29th. 

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Lora Mills Earns Designation

First Security is pleased to share that Lora Mills, who was recently promoted to Trust Operations Administrator, has successfully passed her Accredited Trust Operations Professional (ATOP) Exam.

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First Security Welcomes Pierce and Castillo

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Lucas Pierce and Wendy Castillo have joined the First Security Video Banking team.

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First Security Announces Promotion of Kayleigh Bass

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to share that Kayleigh Bass has been promoted to Lead Retail Advisor at the Hampton location.

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First Security Welcomes Holbrook Schutjer

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are happy to announce the hire of Holbrook Schutjer.

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First Security Welcomes Bell

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are happy to share that Jill Bell has joined First Security as a Service Center Specialist.

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First Security Welcomes Ott and Henning

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are happy to share that Courtney Ott and Natalia Henning have joined the Charles City Teller group. As Tellers, they will get to know and work with many First Security customers as they help them with day-to-day banking questions and transactions.

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First Security Announces Julie Lee Retirement

After a 22 year career in banking, Julie Lee is retiring on December 18th.

Julie was born in Riceville. Aside from a 21 year stint in Rochester, she has continued to live in her hometown.

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First Security Announces Schoenfeldt and Rindahl Promotions

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotions of Lacy Schoenfeldt and Dannette Rindahl.

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First Security Announces Promotions of Crooks and Olson

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotions of both Connor Crooks and Kyle Olson.

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First Security Announces Mills Promotion and Hire of Gerber

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Lora Mills as well as the hire of Kim Gerber.

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FIRST SECURITY LOBBIES WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD

Due to the rising number of cases of coronavirus in our communities, and in an effort to keep both you and our team safe and healthy, First Security lobbies will be closed to the public for 60 days beginning Monday, November 23rd.

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First Security Announces Lynch Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Tracey Lynch.

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First Security Announces Schlader Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Kim Schlader.

Schlader, who has over 20 years of banking experience, has been promoted to Retail Lending Manager. She started at First Security in 2001 and has worked in her role as a Retail Lender for most of that time.

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First Security Ranked by Newsweek as One of America's Best Banks

Newsweek recently shared its inaugural ranking of the banks that have best served their customers’ needs during an unusually difficult year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. First Security was named one of America’s best banks in two categories: Best High Yield Checking Account and Best Online Checking Account.

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First Security Announces Moore Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are happy to share news of Deb Moore's promotion.

Moore, who works at the Riceville office, has been promoted to BSA Compliance Specialist. She’s also been appointed as the Assistant BSA Officer by the First Security Board of Directors. In her new role, she will assist the BSA Officer with the Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC programs. She will primarily be responsible for the day to day monitoring and reporting of all BSA items.

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First Security Announces Schroeder Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are happy to announce the promotion of Evelyn Schroeder.

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First Security Bank Announces Lockie Retirement

After over 40 years in banking, Tove Lockie is retiring on October 16th.

Growing up, Tove’s favorite subject was math. Although she graduated from Westmar College with bachelor’s degrees in education and psychology, she soon started a banking career in Illinois after college graduation and her marriage to Kevin Lockie.

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Safely Dispose of Sensitive Documents During Free Shred Event

First Security to host free shredding of confidential records during Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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First Security Welcomes Becky Kirchgatter

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Becky Kirchgatter has joined the First Security team in Nora Springs.

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First Security Announces Luett as Chief Credit Officer

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Cathi Luett has joined the bank as Chief Credit Officer. As CCO, she will provide leadership and oversight of First Security’s loan portfolio. She will manage credit risk, set loan policy, and monitor and report information to ensure the quality of First Security’s loan portfolio.

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First Security Welcomes Randt and Schlader to Team

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Jody Randt and Chelle Schlader have joined the First Security team.

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First Security Announces Chambers Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Hannah Chambers to Executive Assistant. In her new role, she’ll perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for First Security’s CEO, Board of Directors, and Holding Company Board.

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First Security Announces Bradley Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are excited to announce the promotion of Matt Bradley, Marketing Manager. In early spring, he stepped into the role of Vice President.

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First Security Awards Scholarships to Central Springs Graduates

First Security Bank & Trust is pleased to announce they have awarded the scholarships to the following 2020 graduates of Central Springs High School.

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First Security Awards Scholarships to Bachman and Garcia

First Security Bank & Trust is pleased to announce they have awarded two $500 scholarships to Phillip Bachman and Katie Garcia. Both of these individuals are 2020 graduates of Charles City High School.

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