Sunflower Bank News Feed (RSS) en-us https://www.sunflowerbank.com/ Recent news articles posted on the Sunflower Bank Website. <![CDATA[Anne Hicks, CTP Joins Sunflower Bank to Manage their Treasury Management Portfolio in Colorado]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/459/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/459/ Denver, CO, May 10, 2016 – Anne Hicks, a long-time treasury management professional, leaves Fifth Third Bank in Tampa, FL to join Sunflower Bank in Boulder, CO. Hicks is primarily responsible for providing business development and relationship management solutions to small and large business clients in Colorado.

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“Anne’s industry knowledge and consultative approach with clients is a natural extension of our culture and dedication to our customers,” commented Shawna Palmieri, Treasury Management Director for Sunflower. “She intimately understands the diverse needs of businesses and strives to create possibility, often exceeding expectations.”

Hicks is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) that partners with clients to find solutions to effectively manage the day-to-day needs of businesses. She is experienced in tailoring services to optimize cash flow and streamline tasks. She spent the past 21 years with Fifth Third Bank in Tampa where she focused on treasury management products and working capital solutions.

“The people in Colorado have been very welcoming and I am enjoying building ties and learning more about the local community”, commented Anne. “As I forge new relationships, my focus is on building trust with my business partners by always providing timely answers and innovative solutions.”

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Christy Klein
Sunflower Bank
913-232-7223
ChristyK@SunflowerBank.com

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Tue, 10 May 2016 17:09:42 -0600
<![CDATA[Tim Danos Makes the Move to Sunflower Bank]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/457/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/457/ Denver, CO, May 5, 2016 – Sunflower Bank has hired Tim Danos in the dual role of Mortgage Loan Originator and Commercial Lending Relationship Manager.

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He is located in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Danos will be primarily responsible for business development, offering a full array of bank services, including Mortgage Lending, Treasury Management, Wealth Management, and Commercial Lending.

“Tim is exceptional at connecting and building relationships with people to determine and meet their financial goals and aspirations,” commented Russel Schmucker, Sunflower Bank’s Regional Market President in Denver. “He is focused on meeting the needs of our clients and strengthens our team and depth of our resources in Denver.”

Danos has been in commercial and residential mortgage banking since 1998. He has experience serving affluent borrowers, professionals and executives, as well as business owners. He has gained the trust of his clients through the application of his knowledge in the industry and ability to partner with his clients. Danos has been a resident of the Denver area since 1995 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Florida.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-923-5295
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Thu, 05 May 2016 11:05:29 -0600
<![CDATA[André Davis Makes the Move to Sunflower Bank]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/454/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/454/ Overland Park, KS, April 27, 2016 – Sunflower Bank has hired André Davis as Vice President, Business Development Officer to support its growth in the Kansas City market.

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“André’s business approach is a perfect addition to the Kansas City team at Sunflower Bank,” commented Eric Comeau, Kansas City Regional President for Sunflower. “He has a unique ability to connect with individuals and serve as a partner to meet their business needs and goals.”

Prior to joining Sunflower Bank, André spent the past 17 years as an Integrated Marketing Consultant for the Kansas City Business Journal. He takes a consultative approach with clients and continues to drive business growth and opportunity in the Kansas City area. André is extremely connected to what is happening in the business community and has built a career developing relationships with local thought leaders. He serves on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City and is very involved in the community.

“My mission is to make an impact in the Kansas City area, through community involvement and partnering with businesses to improve efficiencies and processes,” relayed André. “Sunflower Bank’s commitment to the community and their mission to create possibility is a natural extension of my own initiatives.”

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Christy Klein
Sunflower Bank
913-232-7223
ChristyK@SunflowerBank.com

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:21:53 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Awards $8,750 in Scholarships to Local Students]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/452/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/452/ Hays, KS, April 21, 2016 – Sunflower Bank has awarded $8,750 in college scholarships to 12 high school students through its 2016 Community Ambassador’s Program intended to teach teens leadership skills and instill hometown pride. Scholarships were granted in $500, $1,000, and $1,500 increments to students in McPherson, Hays, Victoria, and Junction City, Kansas; Monte Vista and Pueblo, Colorado; and Leeton, Missouri. Scholarships going to students in Hays and Victoria total $2,750.

“We are honored to work with the talented up-and-coming adults in our communities to develop leadership skills and help make continuing education a reality,” said Mollie Carter, CEO and President of Sunflower Bank. “We strive to create possibility in our communities. This program personifies our culture and values.”

The Community Ambassador Program was born in 2006 in order to support higher education for local teens while encouraging pride in the community. Students get an insider’s look at what makes their hometown tick: entrepreneurship, economic development, local government, giving back, and more. Following the six session program, students are asked to submit an essay and scholarships are granted.

Since 2006 the Sunflower Bank has awarded scholarships to 291 students, totaling $223,100. The Bank intends to continue, expanding the program in 2017. For more information on how Sunflower Bank creates possibility, visit SunflowerBank.com.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Christy Klein
Sunflower Bank
913-232-7223
ChristyK@SunflowerBank.com

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:48:15 -0600
<![CDATA[Join Us in Osborne to Welcome Megan Bunck]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/451/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/451/ Sunflower Bank Announces a Meet & Greet in Honor of Megan Bunck, New Retail Service Manager in Osborne

Osborne, KS, April 19, 2016 – Sunflower Bank in Osborne is planning a Meet & Greet in honor of Megan Bunck, who has recently been hired as the new local Retail Service Manager. Barb Brown is planning to retire later this year.

Date: April 26 | 4-6 PM
Who: Residents of Osborne & the surrounding community
Where: Sunflower Bank | 203 West Main | Osborne
What: Meet & Greet reception with light refreshments (come and go as time allows)

Megan brings with her almost 7 years of banking experience, where she has acted as a branch manager, personal banker, and loan officer. She has quickly earned the respect of management, her peers, and her customers in every position she’s held. She looks forward to working in Osborne, where she lives, and connecting with the people in the community in her new role. She strongly supports Sunflower Bank’s mission to bring out the best in the lives we touch…creating possibility. Join us in welcoming Megan.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Christy Klein
Sunflower Bank Marketing
913-232-7223
ChristyK@SunflowerBank.com

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:48:42 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank’s ABC Program to Raise Money for Education Proves to be a Success!]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/450/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/450/ Salina, KS, April 13, 2016 – Sunflower Bank raised $102,500 during its 2016 ABC campaign developed to support education in our communities. The program began in 2001 and has generated over $1,036,700 throughout the past 15 years for schools and students in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri.

“We made a commitment to support education through our ABC program 15 years ago and we are proud of the success it has generated,” said Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “We know the program’s success translates to increased resources for our schools and the funds raised will support many important initiatives. We are honored to create possibility for youth within our communities through education.”

Beginning January 1 through March 31, 2016, new and current customers raised money for their K-12 school of choice by opening a checking account or swiping their debit card. Students scored with $10 for every “A” on their report card if their name was one of five drawn at every branch.

Sunflower Bank plans to bring the ABC Program back for a 16th year in 2017. Visit your local Sunflower Bank branch or SunflowerBank.com to learn more about Sunflower Bank’s efforts to support the communities it serves.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-923-5295
MarkGrant@SunflowerBank.com

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:25:47 -0600
<![CDATA[Rich Jankovich Joins Sunflower Bank as Senior Vice President, Market President for Manhattan and Junction City]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/448/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/448/ Manhattan, KS, March 14, 2016 – Sunflower Bank proudly announces that Rich Jankovich has joined the Sunflower team and will serve as Market President in Manhattan and Junction City, Kansas.

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“Rich is a leader with a strong history of building relationships and connecting with people,” commented Mollie Carter, President and CEO. “He possesses a vast depth of banking knowledge and we are proud he has joined Sunflower Bank. Rich recognizes that our culture of innovation and community banking is a great combination for individuals and businesses in the area.”

“I am excited to partner with individuals, business owners, and executives to help meet their financial needs,” said Jankovich. “The opportunity to lead Sunflower Bank’s efforts in the Manhattan and Junction City communities holds great appeal. The Bank’s mission to bring out the best in the lives we touch…creating possibility is a great fit for me and I look forward to connecting with the community in my new capacity.”

Jankovich has over 30 years of experience in commercial banking. Much of his success comes from his ability to structure innovative solutions to solve often complex situations, meeting the needs and goals of his clients. His leadership ability is evident not only in the previous banking roles he has held, but also in his recent experience as City Commissioner in Manhattan where he served on multiple committees, including the Wildcat Working Group, City Audit Committee, RCPD Law Board and Flint Hills Regional Counsel. Jankovich is also a First Infantry Division/Fort Riley Distinguished Trooper.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact: Mark Grant

Sunflower Bank Marketing
303-923-5295
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 12:54:56 -0600
<![CDATA[Katherine Berke and Amanda Phillips-DeSaverio Join Sunflower Bank’s Wealth Management Team in Denver]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/447/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/447/ Denver, CO, March 3, 2016 – Sunflower Bank has added Katherine Berke and Amanda Phillips-DeSaverio to its Wealth Management team in Denver, Colorado. “The depth of knowledge Katherine and Amanda bring to the team is phenomenal and expands the capabilities we offer our customers,” commented Russel Schmucker, Denver Regional President. “Sunflower Bank offers a unique and proven approach to wealth management. Katherine and Amanda will help us tell our story and serve our clients.”

Katherine Berke, CFP® | Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

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Ms. Berke has over 20 years of experience developing consultative solutions in investment management, retirement planning, trust, estate, and wealth planning. Her primary responsibilities include building and maintaining client relationships through the implementation of customized investment management strategies as a part of their overall financial plan. Most recently she was a Senior Portfolio Manager with a large regional wealth management firm and was responsible for over 350 million in assets under management. She holds a Masters degree from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

Amanda Phillips-DeSaverio, CFP® | Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

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Ms. Phillips-DeSaverio has 10 years of experience working with high net worth clients to grow their wealth through investment management and personal financial planning. Her primary responsibilities include building and maintaining client relationships through the implementation of customized investment management strategies as a part of their overall financial plan. She has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Metropolitan State University of Denver and serves on the Board of Directors for Dumb Friend League.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-923-5295
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:13:54 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Donates $1,074 to Colby Citizens Foundation]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/446/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/446/ Colby, Kan., February 23, 2016 – Sunflower Bank has raised $1,074 for the Colby Citizens Foundation in 2015, bringing the total given to the foundation to $8,930 since 2011, when the program began. This is the highest donation for all of the Bank’s health care partners. Money is raised by employees through the swipe of a Sunflower Bank debit card. For every debit card swipe when “credit” is selected as the check-out option, the Bank donates 5¢ to Citizens Foundation.

“Maintaining quality of life through its ups and downs has a profound impact on a person, their family, and the community,” commented Mike Hamilton, Market President of Sunflower Bank. “Teaming up with medical providers, such as Citizens Foundation is part of a larger plan at Sunflower Bank to create possibility and make a difference in the lives of others and the communities we serve.”

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is the largest health care organization in northwest Kansas. The Foundation promotes quality health care that improves the quality of life and peace of mind for those who call this region home. “A health care system that is strong makes our community stronger and more prosperous,” commented Greg Unruh, CEO of Citizens Medical Center, Inc. “The support of local citizens and businesses like Sunflower Bank make our mission to provide quality of life improvements possible.”

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

About Citizens Medical Center, Inc

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. (CMCI) operates as a not-for-profit community hospital that is locally incorporated and managed. Our doors are open to the ill and injured at all times and on all days. Any profits recognized through our operations are reinvested back into providing the community with high quality health services.

Contact:

Christy Klein
Sunflower Bank
913-232-7223
ChristyK@SunflowerBank.com

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:09:28 -0600
<![CDATA[Robert Crise and Kirk Okada Join Sunflower Bank’s Commercial Team]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/445/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/445/ Denver, CO, February 11, 2016 – Sunflower Bank has added Robert Crise and Kirk Okada to their commercial team in Denver, Colorado. “Bringing together an experienced team of bankers is fundamental to our mission to create possibility for our customers” Russel Schmucker, Denver Regional President commented. “Their deep knowledge and experience in our community make certain our clients will benefit from a full suite of banking products and services delivered with the personal attention and innovative solutions they’ve come to expect from Sunflower Bank.”

Robert Crise | Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager

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Mr. Crise has over 25 years in commercial banking, serving in a combination of capacities, including credit administration, business development, sales, commercial banking, business banking, and private banking. His knowledge and insight provide him with a unique understanding of his clients’ needs. He is responsible for building and strengthening customer relationships using his financial knowledge and ability to personally connect with individuals.

Kirk Okada | Assistant Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager

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With over 18 years of experience in banking, finance and real estate, Mr. Okada will listen to his clients to understand their needs, goals, and then recommend customized solutions to meet their growing financial requirements. His primary responsibilities include building strong relationships with business clients to help them reach their goals with innovative solutions. Okada is a Colorado native and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado Boulder.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-615-5518
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 16:14:50 -0600
<![CDATA[]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/ Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:00:00 -0600 <![CDATA[Sunflower Bank’s Grand Opening Events Attract Over 200 Attendees]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/441/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/441/ Overland Park, KS., January 28, 2016 – Sunflower Bank received a warm welcome from the community as they celebrated the opening of two new branch locations in Leawood and Overland Park on January 20 and 21, respectively. Over 200 people attended the events, which included ribbon-cutting ceremonies, live jazz, prizes, hors d’oeuvres, libations, and a grand prize.

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The Leawood Chamber of Commerce was delighted to welcome Sunflower Bank to the community. Mayor Peggy Dunn commented that it was one of the best ribbon-cuttings she has attended. Dozens of Overland Park Chamber of Commerce members further provided the Bank with a warm welcome at their 135th Street location.

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Prizes were given away at the events, including one $1,000 Visa® gift card, which was drawn at the end of the celebration in Overland Park. Doug Claussen of Lenexa, Kansas was thrilled to be the lucky winner of the gift card.

This expansion continues Sunflower Bank’s growth and commitment in Kansas City. Sunflower Bank was founded in 1892 in Salina, Kansas and is owned by the Hale family, which is active in the Kansas City community. Sunflower Bank operates one additional banking branch in Overland Park, located at 10851 Mastin Blvd in Corporate Woods.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-615-5518
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:08:45 -0600
<![CDATA[Scott Braden Joins Sunflower Bank as Residential Mortgage Director]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/438/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/438/ Salina, KS, January 19, 2016 – Sunflower Bank welcomes Scott Braden as Residential Mortgage Director. Braden will oversee residential mortgage origination for all Sunflower Bank locations, but will be based and originate loans in the Lawrence, Kansas market.

“Scott brings over 33 years experience in banking and financial services and we are proud to welcome him to the Sunflower Bank team,” commented Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “Mortgages are an important part of helping communities grow and thrive. This will be Scott’s focus as he leads our growing mortgage loan area and utilizes his expertise and commitment to make certain our customers and communities achieve their goals.”

“The opportunity at Sunflower Bank combines the two aspects of the mortgage business I enjoy most: the opportunity to manage and motivate people, as well as the opportunity to oversee individual mortgage originations through the process,” stated Braden. “Further, Sunflower Bank’s mission to bring out the best in the lives we touch…creating possibility, hits home for me. I am a strong believer in giving back to the community.”

Braden serves as the District Chair of the Douglas County / Pelathe District Boy Scouts of America, and he is a member of Leadership Lawrence, the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, and the Lawrence Board of Realtors.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303.615.5518
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:48:36 -0600
<![CDATA[January 18 | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/436/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/436/ Most Sunflower Bank locations will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but several locations and our Customer Care Center will be open.

The following locations are open shortened hours on January 18, 2016:

  • Cañon City In-store: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (MST)
  • Hays Main: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Drive-thru) and 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Lobby)
  • Hays North: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Drive-thru) and 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Lobby)
  • Manhattan In-store: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Salina South 9th: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Drive-thru) and 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Lobby)

Please note, our ATMs, SunNet Online Banking and Check-It are available anytime for your convenience.

Customer Care Center: (888) 827-5564

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:30:10 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank's ABC Program to Promote Education is back for 15th Year]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/435/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/435/ Salina, KS, January 12, 2016 – Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its ABC program. Total donations since the program began are over $934,000. Last year the program included almost 300 schools across Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri and raised $113,945.

When asked why the ABC Program and supporting their community schools is so important, Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank replied, “Creating possibility in our communities is the heart of our bank and nothing holds more possibility than education for our young people who will one day lead our communities for the next generation. The ABC program reflects our culture and our commitment.”

This year’s program is expected to exceed $1,000,000 in total donations since its inception 15 years ago. Beginning January 1 through March 31, 2016, money will be raised for the benefit of education through the following:

  • $50 to a registered school for every Spend & Sign & Save checking account that is opened and another $50 to the new account owner;
  • 5¢ for each debit card swipe when the ‘credit’ button is used and the card is registered to a participating school;
  • $10 for every ‘A’ on a student’s report card if their card is one of five cards drawn at every local branch, plus a matching donation for their school.

Visit your local Sunflower Bank branch or SunflowerBank.com to learn more about the ABC Program and to register your Sunflower Bank debit card to a specific participating school in support of education.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-615-5518
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:25:11 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Holiday Hours]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/432/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/432/ May the spirit of the holiday season bring happiness and cheer your way. We are thankful for our customers and employees and look forward to a bright and exciting 2016. Happy Holidays!

THURSDAY | DECEMBER 24
Christmas Eve
All locations are open 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

FRIDAY | DECEMBER 25
Christmas Day
All locations are closed.

FRIDAY | JANUARY 1, 2016
New Year’s Day
All locations are closed.

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<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Hires Eric Clemenson, Steve Kelly, and Brian Rorie]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/431/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/431/ Overland Park, KS, December 10, 2015 – Sunflower Bank is proud to announce the additions of Eric Clemenson, Steve Kelly, and Brian Rorie to its team.

“Sunflower Bank’s expansion in Kansas City continues with the additions of Eric, Steve, and Brian,” commented Eric Comeau, Kansas City Regional President. Their deep knowledge and experience in our community make certain our clients will benefit from a full suite of banking products and services delivered with the personal attention and innovative solutions they’ve come to expect from Sunflower Bank. These three will also support our new branches in Leawood and Overland Park.”

Eric Clemenson | Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager

Mr. Clemenson has over 11 years of banking experience in the Kansas City area. He has expertise in commercial real estate, construction loans, working capital solutions, and financing for business expansions and acquisitions. Clemenson is dedicated to working with business owners to achieve and exceed their goals.

Steve Kelly | Senior Vice President, Director of Credit Administration

Mr. Kelly has 15 years of diverse banking experience, with a majority of his time focused in the area of credit administration. Steve started his banking career in commercial lending and business development before moving into the credit administration arena over the last several years. As the Director of Credit Administration, Steve places a priority on continuous process improvement in order to improve efficiencies in the lending, portfolio reporting, and training functions of Sunflower Bank.

Brian Rorie, CPA | Vice President, Controller

With more than 30 years experience in community banking, leading accounting teams in the capacity of both Controller and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Rorie brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to the Sunflower Bank team. He is leading a team responsible for financial and regulatory reporting, budgeting, and managing all aspects of the general ledger.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-615-5518
MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:46:04 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Hires Regional President for Denver ]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/430/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/430/ Denver, CO, December 8, 2015 – Sunflower Bank welcomes Russel Schmucker who has joined the firm as Regional President for Denver, Colorado.

“Russ is an important addition to our Denver team,” said Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “He has a vision to grow the Denver market that fits extremely well with Sunflower Bank’s mission. We are committed to ‘Creating Possibility’ for our customers and associates, and so is Russ.”

Schmucker added, “In my twenty years in banking, one thing has stayed constant, and that is making sure that my customers and team are better off because of what I and the company bring to them. I have great respect for the Sunflower Bank team and the complete set of products and services available to our customers. I am ready to hit the ground running.”

Schmucker brings twenty years of significant banking and leadership experience to the Sunflower Bank team. He has a particular expertise in private banking, wealth management, structuring complex loans, and managing branch locations. He has earned the reputation as someone who can be relied upon and trusted to provide his clients with innovative solutions and extraordinary service.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact:

Mark Grant
Sunflower Bank
303-615-5518
markg@sunflowerbank.com

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<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Opens Two New Branches in the Kansas City Area]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/429/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/429/ Overland Park, KS., December 8, 2015 – Sunflower Bank has opened two new banking branches in the Kansas City metro area, located at 135th and Metcalf in Overland Park and 151st and Nall in Leawood.

“Kansas City is a vibrant and growing region with a solid banking landscape,” commented Mollie Hale Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “We believe our community banking foundation and strong capital base provide great opportunity for us to bring our full range of personal and commercial services to our relationships in these two additional branches. The team is ready.”

This expansion continues Sunflower Bank’s growth and commitment in Kansas City. Sunflower Bank was founded in 1892 in Salina, Kansas and is owned by the Hale family, which is active in the Kansas City community. Sunflower Bank operates one additional banking branch in Overland Park, located at 10851 Mastin Blvd in Corporate Woods.

Contact information for the new locations:

Overland Park:
7400 W. 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223
913.851.5096

Leawood:
15100 Rosewood Street
Leawood, KS 66224
913.239.0343

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<![CDATA[Chuck Gorney Promoted to Senior Vice President, Business Development]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/428/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/428/ Wichita, KS, December 7, 2015 – Sunflower Bank has promoted Charles (Chuck) Gorney to Senior Vice President, in charge of business development for Wichita.

“Chuck has been with the bank for nine years and has proven time-and-again his ability to connect with the individuals and communities we serve,” commented Mollie Carter, President and CEO. “His knowledge and years in the financial services industry help him serve as a trusted resource for customers across industry sectors and stages of financial needs.”

“I look forward to expanding my role with Sunflower Bank,” stated Gorney. “There has truly never been a better time to be part of the team here in Wichita and, in my new role, I’ll have the opportunity to help customers achieve their goals across all our offerings from mortgages and loans to treasury services and wealth management.”

Gorney is very involved in Wichita, having served on many non-profit boards and as former President of the KBA Trust Division and past Chairman of the MOKAN and KBA Trust conferences. He is also a graduate of Leadership Wichita and has been the featured guest speaker at numerous events and seminars.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.7 billion community bank, offering a complete line of personal checking, saving, mortgage and loans options, as well as business deposit, loan, and treasury management services and trust and wealth management services. Sunflower Bank is based in Salina, Kansas, with other locations throughout Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri. For more information, please visit www.SunflowerBank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Contact: Mark Grant Sunflower Bank 303-615-5518 MarkG@SunflowerBank.com

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