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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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First Security Awards Scholarships to Reams and Heit

First Security Bank & Trust is pleased to announce they have awarded two $500 scholarships to Amber Reams and Mikayla Heit. Both of these individuals are 2020 graduates of Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock High School.

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Steere and Holliday Complete IBA Consumer Credit School

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are excited to share that, earlier this year, Kathy Steere and Erica Holliday successfully completed the IBA Consumer Credit School.

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First Security Awards Scholarships to Shupe and Witte

First Security Bank & Trust is pleased to announce they have awarded two $250 scholarships to McKensie Shupe and Collin Witte. These individuals were both part of the 2020 West Fork graduating class.

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First Security Bank Announces Heather Meyer Retirement

After a 38 year career with First Security, Heather Meyer, Assistant Vice President/Trust Officer, plans to retire on Monday, August 3rd.

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First Security Welcomes Several New Employees

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Ashley Orcutt, Betsy Schweizer, Kayla Zubrod, Stacy Yezek, and Mariah McKenzie have joined the First Security team in Charles City.

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First Security Bank and Foundation Support Floyd County Fair with Multiple Donations

First Security Bank & Trust and the First Security Foundation are proud to announce multiple recent donations to support the Floyd County Fair.

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First Security Bank Announces Katcher Retirement

After 43 years in banking, Vicky Katcher will retire on Monday, July 6th.

Vicky, who has lived near Marble Rock her entire life, graduated from RRMR High School in 1974. One week later, she started working at Robert’s Clothes of Charm in Charles City, where she sold women’s clothing and Estée Lauder. The job was exciting as, at age 18, Vicky had the opportunity to travel for educational seminars about makeup and retail.

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First Security Announces Ward Retirement

After nearly 28 years in banking, Sherri Ward will retire on Wednesday, July 1st.

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First Security Bank Announces Sisson Retirement

After 30 years in banking, Jeff Sisson is set to retire on June 12th, 2020.

Sisson was raised in Charles City and graduated from Charles City High School. As he grew, so did his love for his community. 

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First Security Announces Marzen Promotion

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotion of Brittany Marzen to Branch Manager.

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First Security Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Stephen Spears has joined First Security as Chief Financial Officer.

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First Security's Cindy Ohlerking Retiring after 20 Years of Service

Cindy Ohlerking, Trust Administrative Assistant, is set to retire on May 14th after a 20 year career with First Security.

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Mike Farrell, Chief Operating Officer, Retiring

After a 44-year banking career, E. Michael Farrell, Chief Operating Officer at First Security, is retiring.

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COVID-19 Update: Getting Started with the Paycheck Protection Program

While there are many new initiatives being unveiled as part of the government response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the provisions causing the most questions among business owners is the Paycheck Protection Program. 

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