Friday, January 4, 2019

Get to Know Our Team - Gwen Sullens

We here at First Bank of the Lake, your Community Bank at the Lake of the Ozarks are very excited about 2019! We are also excited to be able to continue our monthly blog series, Get to Know Our Team. This month we will be introducing you to our very own Gwen Sullens. We have the pleasure of getting to know so many great people/customers each and every day, we feel it is only fair that you get to know us too. We've asked each of our staff members a few questions in order to get to know them better. Keep reading for the answers we got from our own Gwen Sullens.

Get to Know Our Team - Gwen Sullens

1. How did you get started in the banking industry? 

Started in 1987 as a teller.

2. What is your position at the bank? What are some of your key responsibilities? 

V.P. Loan Officer, In house ARM, Secondary, Construction, Lot, personal commercial loans

3. What brought you to the Lake of the Ozarks? 

I was born in the area, then moved away as a child. I returned to the area in 1982.

4. What do you enjoy the most about your job? 

Being in small town banking and knowing your customers and helping with their needs

5. How do you enjoy spending your time when not at work? 

  • Vacationing with my family and friends
  • Outside activity in the summer
  • And getting on our motorcycle to ride with my husband

6. When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up? 

No specific one career and I would change my mind often

7. What is your dream vacation destination? Why? 

Anywhere that is warm and spend with friends

8. If you won the lottery, what would you do?

If I won big, I'd pay off items, pay off certain family mortgages, donate to church and charities, and invest for life and our children.

Happy New Year from First Bank of the Lake!

We hope everyone had a great time celebrating the New Year and we also hope you enjoyed reading this blog and getting to know Gwen Sullens a little better. We appreciate everything she does for us and she is a very valuable member of this banking team. Stay tuned next month for when we continue our Get to Know Our Team blog series with another fantastic staff member. If you haven't already, be sure to follow us on all of our social media platforms listed below to stay up to date on our latest banking products. At First Bank of the Lake, we don't try to sell you a loan or service you don't need. We make all of our decisions right here at home - we use judgment and compassion when evaluating customer requests.

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