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First Security Welcomes Smidt, DeBoard, and Pierce

First Security Welcomes Smidt, DeBoard, and Pierce

The First Security Bank & Trust Board of Directors and President/CEO Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer are pleased to announce that Cindy Smidt, Asia DeBoard, and Christy Pierce have joined the First Security team in Charles City.

Smidt joins First Security as a Residential Collateral Clerk. She will be responsible for a variety of clerical duties related to the completion of residential loans. Her hometown is Greene, but she has spent the majority of her career working in Charles City within the animal healthcare industry. She is a graduate of Iowa State University and is an Authorized Substitute Teacher for the State of Iowa. In 2018, she began working as a substitute teacher for RRMR Schools.

Smidt volunteers through her church and the P.E.O. Sisterhood. When she’s not at work or volunteering, she enjoys outdoor activities like kayaking and canoeing.

Asia DeBoard joins First Security as a member of the Video Banking team. As a Video Banker, she will operate some of the latest technology offered in banking, Interactive Teller Machines. Via video chat, she will hold a face-to-face conversation with customers while assisting them with deposits, withdrawals, account transfers, loan payments, and more.

DeBoard grew up in South Bend, Indiana. Growing up, her parents traveled during the Midwestern winter months. As a result, she was able to work in a variety of fields around the United States. Primarily, however, her experience has been in tourism and customer service.

DeBoard attended Full Sail University to study computer animation as well as the Institute of Business and Medical Careers where she studied Esthetics. She also studied Japanese for four years and hopes to become fluent. When not at work, she enjoys reading, drawing, and painting.

Christy Pierce joins First Security as Training Coordinator. She comes to First Security with 19 years of banking experience, a degree in Finance from the University of Iowa, and an MBA in Human Resources from Upper Iowa University.

Pierce lives in Nashua and is involved in the Nashua-Plainfield Music Boosters, Chickasaw Community Foundation, and PEO. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

First Security Bank & Trust has locations across North Central Iowa and headquarters in Charles City. Member FDIC.

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