Sunflower Bank Hires Billy Weiland as Regional Market President for Kansas City/Eastern Kansas

December 19, 2023

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Overland Park, KS – We are pleased to announce that Billy Weiland has joined Sunflower Bank as Kansas City/Eastern Kansas Regional Market President. In this role, Billy is responsible for the strategy, management and growth of the bank in the greater Kansas City area across its commercial and personal banking, wealth management and mortgage lines of business. Sunflower Bank is a $7.7 billion bank with a model of delivering relationship-driven, local decision-making with large bank solutions to locations throughout Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and Texas. 

“We’re thrilled to have Billy Weiland join us to lead Sunflower Bank’s regional efforts in Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. His long history of building commercial banking relationships in the market is a perfect complement to our existing strong client base and relationship approach,” said Cecil G. Edwards, Jr., Chief Banking Officer, Eastern Banking at Sunflower Bank. 

Billy has over 22 years of experience in commercial banking primarily in Greater Kansas City. He has held progressively responsible positions at community, regional and national banks with an expertise in complex credit and middle market clients. “Sunflower Bank already has a talented team and an established presence in the Kansas City area and I look forward to expanding these even further,” said Billy. 

“Kansas City is a great market for Sunflower Bank and I’m excited to partner with Billy to bring complete business, commercial and treasury management services to our diverse local industries,” said Matt Fitch, Managing Director of Business Banking & SBA at Sunflower Bank. Matt is based at Sunflower Bank’s commercial loan production office in Kansas City, MO.

“Billy with his corporate banking expertise is a great addition to our local team that includes specialists from Sunflower Bank’s commercial real estate, community development and asset based lending groups,” added Chris Roberts, Managing Director of Commercial Real Estate Lending at Sunflower Bank. Chris is based at Sunflower Bank’s full-service branch in Overland Park, KS.

Sunflower Bank has full-service locations in Lawrence, Leawood and Overland Park, KS, a loan production office in the Briarcliff business district in Kansas City, MO, and several administrative teams at offices in the area. Complete commercial and business banking, treasury management, personal banking, private banking and wealth management services, as well as home loans through Guardian Mortgage, Sunflower Bank’s national mortgage division are provided by local teams.

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