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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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First Security Donates to Charles City Police Department

First Security Bank recently donated $1200 to the Charles City Police Department’s fundraising efforts toward maintaining their new K-9 Unit, Jordy.

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First Security Announces Promotion of Steere and Kraft

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce the promotions of Kathy Steere and Billi Jo Kraft.

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Murray Appointed to IBA Leaders in Advocacy

Iowa Bankers Association recently selected Sarah Murray of First Security Bank & Trust to participate in the IBA Leaders in Advocacy Program.  Sarah joined the First Security team in Charles City as AVP/Senior Accountant in 2016 with the position of Cashier added to her responsibilities in 2017.

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Lessons in Voting

Easy ways to teach kids about the democratic process

The signs have been placed firmly in lawns, over bridges, and in the hands of politicians and their supporters across America. Voting season is in full swing. And while not everyone can agree on the same parties, candidates, or issues, most can agree on one thing: voting season is a great opportunity to educate young children on the democratic process.

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Lessin Earns Certificate from Introduction Commercial Lending School

Jennifer Lessin, Credit Analyst at First Security Bank, has successfully completed the 2018 Iowa Bankers Association’s Introduction to Commercial Lending School held October 8-10 in Cedar Rapids.

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First Security Welcomes Erika DeBruyn

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Erika DeBruyn has joined the First Security team in Charles City.

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First Security Board of Directors Announce Schroeder Promotion

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

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