Sunflower Bank News Feed (RSS) en-us https://www.sunflowerbank.com/ Recent news articles posted on the Sunflower Bank Website. <![CDATA[SUNFLOWER FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC GROWTH BANCORP COMPLETE MERGER OF EQUALS]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/571/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/571/ JUNE 19, 2017, [SALINA, KANSAS and EL PASO, TEXAS]—Sunflower Financial and Strategic Growth Bancorp Incorporated (SGB) announced the completion of their merger effective today, June 19, bringing together the holding companies and their respective banking entities: Sunflower Bank N.A., First National Bank of Santa Fe, and Capital Bank, SSB, as well as Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc. The new holding company, FirstSun Capital Bancorp will be the third largest Colorado-headquartered institution by total assets.

“We’re excited about the new products and services we will be introducing in all our communities,” said Mollie Hale Carter, Chief Executive Officer of FirstSun Capital Bancorp and the newly integrated Sunflower Bank, N.A. “Together we are bringing clients across our markets enhanced small business banking, personal banking, and mortgage solutions, as well as wealth management services for individuals and institutions.”

As a super-community bank with 60 offices in in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas, the bank will be organized into eight regions. In Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri the bank will operate as Sunflower Bank, and in New Mexico and Texas the brand name will be First National 1870. This model is designed to elevate local leadership, drive local decision-making, and maintain a connection to all communities. While the bank will operate under two names, depending upon location, the organization operates as one, giving clients the full benefit of larger scale, quick response, and accessibility.

The Denver Metro and Northern Colorado regions will expand in scope as First National Denver and Sunflower Bank teams and locations are combined. These will be led by Russel Schmucker – Denver Metro and Mike Hindman – Northern Colorado. Other regional leadership includes: Michael Briney — Western Kansas; Eric Comeau — Metro Kansas; Glynn Sheridan — Eastern & Central Kansas; and Larry Stringari — Southern Colorado.

Two new regions will be led by Michelle Coons, formerly of First National Rio Grande and First National Santa Fe, as regional president for Northern New Mexico, and Joseph Mullings, formerly of Capital Bank, as regional president for Texas & Southern New Mexico.

“Our teams look forward to being part of the newly merged bank that will continue to serve Santa Fe, Los Alamos, and Albuquerque with enhanced products and services that complement our strong community roots and local knowledge,” said Michelle Coons. Joseph Mullings added “This is a great banking opportunity for our clients and communities in El Paso, Las Cruces, and San Antonio. As First National 1870, we are able to support the economic growth of our region with greater scale and new capabilities.”

Guardian Mortgage will retain its trade name and will continue to be led by Russell Anderson. It will expand its operations to provide mortgage services through branches across the bank’s footprint.

About Us

Sunflower Bank, First National 1870, and Guardian Mortgage have come together to elevate the community banking experience by providing relationship focused financial solutions to meet personal, business and wealth management objectives. With 60 banking locations, over $4 billion in assets, and headquarters in Denver, CO, we operate as Sunflower Bank in Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri and First National 1870 in New Mexico and Texas. Guardian Mortgage is our dedicated home mortgage provider serving our entire banking footprint and additional geographies. First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage, divisions of Sunflower Bank, N.A. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. To learn more visit SunflowerBank.com, FirstNational1870.com, or GuardianMortgageOnline.com.

Contact: Jeanne Lipson,
VP, Marketing
915.747.3835
JLipson@FirstNational1870.com

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<![CDATA[June 19 | Online Banking & Mobile Banking Update]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/569/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/569/ Thu, 15 Jun 2017 22:53:48 -0600 <![CDATA[Sunflower Financial and Strategic Growth Bancorp Announce Receipt of Final Regulatory Approvals]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/568/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/568/ Kansas-based Sunflower Financial, Inc. (“Sunflower”) and Texas-based Strategic Growth Bancorp Incorporated (“SGB”) are pleased to announce the receipt of the required regulatory approvals for the merger of the holding companies and a merger of their respective banking entities, Sunflower Bank N.A., First National Bank of Santa Fe, and Capital Bank, SSB, as well as Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc. The transaction was previously announced and is expected to close on June 19, 2017.

“We look forward to building upon the specialized strengths of each of these organizations. In this strategic merger, we will be able to enhance the innovative financial solutions we bring to our clients,” said Mollie Hale Carter, Chairman and CEO of Sunflower. “We have long believed that community banking plays an important role in the financial system, and we will continue to bring enhanced products and services to strengthen our personal and community relationships.”

William P. (Pablo) Sanders, Chairman of First National Bank of Santa Fe and Capital Bank added, “We look forward to the benefits a greater capital base and expanded services will bring to our clients and our communities. In addition, the integration of our people and processes is designed to remain loyal to our community heritage, retaining our focus on quick resolution and locally informed decisions.”

Upon closing, the banking entities will operate as Sunflower Bank in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri and as First National 1870, a division of Sunflower Bank in New Mexico and Texas. These names were selected to honor the legacy of the combined banks’ longstanding heritage in its markets. Both Guardian Mortgage and Logia Portfolio Management will retain their trade names. The combined holding company will be named FirstSun Capital Bancorp. Its corporate headquarters will be in Denver, making it the third largest banking institution by total assets headquartered in Colorado.

About Sunflower

Sunflower Financial, Inc. is a bank holding company with $1.9 billion in total assets, $1.5 billion in deposits and $188 million of equity capital as of December 31, 2016. Headquartered in Salina, KS, Sunflower is the parent company of Sunflower Bank and Logia Portfolio Management. Sunflower Bank has been serving commercial and consumer clients in Kansas, Colorado and Missouri communities since 1892.

SunflowerBank.com | LogiaPM.com

About Strategic Growth Bancorp (SGB)

Strategic Growth Bancorp Incorporated is a bank holding company with $2.2 billion in total assets, $1.7 billion in deposits and $271 million of equity capital as of December 31, 2016. Headquartered in El Paso, TX, SGB is the parent company of First National Bank of Santa Fe, Capital Bank, SSB and Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc. First National Bank of Santa Fe is a nationally chartered banking organization founded in 1870 operating as First National Santa Fe and First National Rio Grande in New Mexico, and First National Denver in Colorado. Capital Bank, SSB is a state chartered bank headquartered in El Paso, TX. Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

CapitaBankEP.com | GuardianMortgageOnline.com | FirstNationalDenver.com | FirstNationalRioGrande.com | FirstNationalSantaFe.com

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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 09:32:15 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Congratulates $1,892 Drawing Winner ]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/567/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/567/ Lawrence, KS, May 31, 2017—Sunflower Bank congratulates $1,892 drawing winner, Janiene Winsor of Lawrence, Kansas. The drawing is part of a larger celebration commemorating Sunflower Bank’s 125th birthday with special events and gifts.

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“We are thrilled for Janiene and excited to have the winner of our $1,892 drawing here in Lawrence,” commented Glynn Sheridan, Market President and Regional Director. “For 125 years, we at Sunflower Bank have made it our focus to support and create possibility for the people of our communities. It is a focus we honor and continue to this day. We are proud to serve Lawrence and people like Janiene.”

“My family and I are so appreciative to Sunflower Bank for this wonderful prize,” commented Janiene Winsor. “I’ve been wanting to take my whole family to Disneyland in California for a vacation, but couldn’t afford it. Now I can. This will be my first vacation! Thank you Sunflower for making this possible!”

Sunflower bank was originally founded as Farmers National on May 24, 1892. It opened its doors with $100,000 of capital, deposits of $101,096 and loans equaling $295. Today, Sunflower Bank has $1.9 billion in assets, deposits of $1.5 billion, and loans totaling $1.5 billion. Through the years and through many cycles, the bank has maintained its commitment to customers and a dedication to providing innovative financial solutions to enable it to grow, a philosophy that is captured by its mission of Bringing out the best in the lives we touch… Creating Possibility.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.9 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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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:14:30 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank’s Signature ABC Program Created to Raise Funds for Education Has Raised Over $1 Million.]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/563/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/563/ Salina, KS, April 25, 2017 – Sunflower Bank raised $102,363 for schools and students this year in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri, bringing its 16 year total to over $1,139,000.

“This year we are celebrating both our 125th anniversary as a bank and the 16th anniversary of our ABC Program,” said Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “We have a long and successful history, and we have made it our mission to create possibility for the communities we serve. This is why we initiated the ABC Program in 2001 to help provide needed resources for the schools and students in our communities. For 125 years, we have strived to make a positive impact and we plan to continue this tradition in the many years to come.”

Beginning January 1 through March 31, 2017, new and current customers raised money for their K-12 school of choice by opening a Spend & Sign & Save 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 17th year. 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 $1.9 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, 25 Apr 2017 09:03:50 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Celebrating its 125th Birthday with Drawing for $1892 ]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/561/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/561/ Sunflower Bank is celebrating its 125th birthday with special events, gifts, and by giving away $1,892 commemorating the year the bank was founded.

“In this day and age, this is a momentous milestone,” commented Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “Over 125 years, our bank has developed some very strong roots. It’s a great time to reflect on the people that have made this possible. We have a long history of dedicated colleagues committed to community banking and our customers. We are proud of our history of providing safety, stability, and opportunity. With these roots, we will continue to grow.”

The bank was originally founded as Farmers National on May 24, 1892. It opened its doors with $100,000 of capital, deposits of $101,096 and loans equaling $295. Today, Sunflower Bank has $1.9 billion in assets, deposits of $1.5 billion, and loans totaling $1.5 billion. Through the years and through many cycles, the bank has maintained its commitment to customers and a dedication to providing innovative financial solutions to enable it to grow, a philosophy that is captured by its mission of Bringing out the best in the lives we touch… Creating Possibility.

Sunflower Bank is proud of its accomplishments and appreciative of all the clients, partnerships, and community relationships built through the years. To register for a chance to win the $1,892, visit any Sunflower Bank location now through May 19, 2017. The winner will be notified on May 24, exactly 125 years after the founding of the Bank.

About Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank is a $1.9 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, 12 Apr 2017 10:11:43 -0600
<![CDATA[Market President Promotions]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/555/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/555/ Chris Henry, SVP, Market President

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Chris brings over 12 years of commercial banking knowledge in management, lending, treasury management and more. His focus is on the Cherry Creek community and building relationships with business owners to learn their unique objectives and provide the resources to help meet their goals.

Robert Crise, SVP, Market President

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As a banking professional for more than 25 years, Rob has the financial knowledge and expertise to help individuals and businesses meet their financial goals using the depth of resources at Sunflower. He is located in the DTC branch and supports the community of Greenwood Village and beyond.

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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 09:10:46 -0600
<![CDATA[FEB 20 | Presidents' Day]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/554/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/554/ Most Sunflower Bank locations will be closed on Monday, February 20 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Our Customer Care Center and the following locations will be open limited hours:

  • 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: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Drive-thru & Lobby)
  • Customer Care: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (CT) | (888) 827-5564

Our ATM’s, Check-It Telephone Banking, Online & Mobile Banking are available anytime for your convenience.

Thank you!

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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:09:24 -0600
<![CDATA[Matt Fitch to Lead Sunflower Bank Small Business Banking Division]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/553/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/553/ Overland Park, KS, February 13, 2017 – Sunflower Bank is proud to announce Matt Fitch’s promotion to Senior Vice President, Small Business Banking Sales Leader. He will oversee small business banking across all markets.

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“Matt brings to this position a very successful background and deep expertise in finance and banking for small businesses,” commented Mollie Carter, Sunflower Bank’s President and CEO. “He also understands that small businesses form the backbone of our communities and is committed to working with his team to understand and meet their needs.”

Mr. Fitch is a 15 year banking veteran with a broad range of experience within a variety of industries. He has successfully created, developed, and implemented a Medical Lending Program, specializing in financing for dental and veterinarian practices. His program compliments the suite of medical lending and treasury products available through Sunflower Bank for both large and small practices.

“Sunflower Bank’s commitment to providing innovative products and solutions matches my own desire to support the small business community,” said Fitch. “I’ve developed a strong understanding of small business needs and I am anxious to use my knowledge and skill to meet the financial goals of our business banking clients.”

Prior to joining Sunflower, Fitch worked in a variety of roles including commercial banking, retail, branch management, and credit management. He earned a degree in Business Administration with a focus on Finance and Economics from Truman State University and graduated with distinction-Magna Cum Laude. He has also earned his Master’s of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.

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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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:13:05 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Enhances the Salina Market Team]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/552/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/552/ Salina, KS, February 3, 2017—Glynn Sheridan has been promoted to Market President Regional Director and will oversee strategy and direction for Sunflower Bank’s Central and Eastern Kansas region, which includes Salina. Additionally, Alan Eichelberger has been promoted to Salina’s Market President.

“These two strong leaders will add both breadth and depth to the solid team we have in place in Salina,” commented Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “The caliber of experience and resources available to our customers in Salina through this banking team and our in-house operations is unparalleled.”

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Sheridan, a Salina native, has over 30 years of banking experience and began his career at Sunflower in 2002. Under his leadership the Bank expanded to Lawrence, Kansas through the successful establishment of a de novo branch, which has experienced significant growth and now encompasses two locations. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and received his MBA from Rockhurst College. The Central and Eastern Kansas region includes Salina, Lawrence, Manhattan, Topeka, Junction City, and McPherson.

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Eichelberger has 25+ years of experience in the banking industry, spending most of his career in lending and bank management. He also has roots in Salina, where he has previously held various bank management positions. Most recently, he served as Market President for Bank SNB in Hutchinson. Eichelberger is a graduate of The Graduate School of Banking from the University of Wisconsin.

Sunflower Bank offers a full range of banking solutions delivered through a strong network of local professionals focused on elevating the community banking experience with innovative solutions. Their approach is based on locally-informed decisions and quick response. The Bank was founded in Salina and 2017 marks its 125th year anniversary.

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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Sun, 05 Feb 2017 10:33:07 -0600
<![CDATA[January 16 | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/550/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/550/ Most Sunflower Bank locations will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. However, our Customer Care Center and several locations will be open.

The following locations are open limited hours on January 16, 2017:

  • 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: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Drive-thru & Lobby)
  • Customer Care: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (CT) | (888) 827-5564

Our ATM’s, Check-It Telephone Banking, Online & Mobile Banking are available anytime for your convenience.

Thank you!

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:45:50 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Continues to Build its Customer Experience Team]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/549/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/549/ Pueblo, CO, January 5, 2017 – Sunflower Bank has recently hired a number of highly experienced individuals to support their locations in Pueblo. “Bringing together a strong and solid team of bankers is fundamental to our mission to create possibility for our customers,” Jamie Burt, Market President stated. Jamie recently joined the bank, bringing an extensive banking background from Davenport, IA. Since he joined the bank, he has added or promoted well-known and trusted individuals who embrace the Sunflower Bank culture to help clients flourish.

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Charlotte Vasquez
Vice President, Retail Regional Manager

Ms. Vasquez is responsible for coaching and supporting the individuals at Sunflower’s six locations in Pueblo, Canon City, and Monte Vista. She has worked in a variety of roles during her 33 years in banking, including 5 years with Sunflower Bank. She is very involved in the community, including serving as a board member for Health Solutions, an Ambassador for the Latino Chamber of Commerce, and organizing golf tournaments to support the Hispanic Education Foundation and the United Way of Pueblo.

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Francesca Mosier
Retail Service Manager III

Ms. Mosier is responsible for coaching and supporting Sunflower’s Pueblo Market locations, including managing the Pueblo Regency office in the Southside. She has been in banking for the last 18 years and has successfully managed people and teams for 16 years. Mosier is a huge asset to Sunflower, utilizing her expertise in real estate, underwriting, private banking, commercial banking, and more. One of her strengths is her ability to get to know customers and offer solutions to meet their unique needs.

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Victoria Schmitz
Retail Service Manager

Ms. Schmitz manages the Sunflower Bank located on Santa Fe Drive in Pueblo. In addition to her 23 years banking experience she has been in management for 15 years. She has a unique ability to manage a high volume, yet spend the time needed with clients to understand their one-of-a-kind needs and goals and offer solutions to meet their objectives. She is very involved in the community.

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Christain Casados
Retail Service Manager

Ms. Casados manages Sunflower Bank’s Northside location on West 29th Street. She has been in banking for 11 years. She is very involved in the community and has a unique ability to build relationships with people. She is excited to join a community bank that encourages a focus on individual needs and offers a full suite of products and services.

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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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:59:41 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunflower Bank Kicks off its Annual ABC Program Supporting Education]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/548/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/548/ Salina, KS, January 3, 2017 – Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its signature ABC program. Total donations since the program began are over $1,000,000.

The program runs January 3 through March 31 and supports over 300 schools across Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri.

“Our mission at Sunflower Bank is to create possibility in our communities,” said Mollie Carter, President and CEO of Sunflower Bank. “We believe that by supporting and contributing to our local schools and students, we are helping provide unique programs and educational opportunities. The ABC program reflects the essence of our culture and our commitment to those we serve.”

During the campaign, money will be raised for the benefit of education through the following:

  • $50 to a registered school for every Spend & Sign & Save checking and savings account package that is opened. Up to $50 will also be given to the new account owner if they meet specific criteria;
  • 5¢ for each debit card swipe when ‘credit’ is selected 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 participating school. The drawing is open to all students in grades K-12, $100 maximum per report card.

Visit your local Sunflower Bank branch or SunflowerBank.com/ABC 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:

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

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Tue, 03 Jan 2017 10:01:24 -0600
<![CDATA[Upcoming Holiday Hours]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/544/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/544/ May the spirit of the holiday season bring happiness and cheer your way. We are thankful for our customers and associates and look forward to a bright and exciting 2017. Happy Holidays!

SATURDAY | DECEMBER 24
Christmas Eve
All locations with regular Saturday hours will close at 12:00 PM.

MONDAY | DECEMBER 26
Christmas Day Observed
All locations are closed.

MONDAY | JANUARY 2, 2017
New Year’s Day Observed
All locations are closed.

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<![CDATA[November 24 | Thanksgiving]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/542/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/542/ All Sunflower Bank locations and our Customer Care Center will be closed on Thursday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving.

For your convenience, the following Sunflower Bank services are available 24/7:

  • Online Banking
  • Mobile Banking
  • Check-It Telephone Banking | (800) 552-2432
  • Sunflower Bank ATMs

We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your family and friends. We are thankful for our relationship with you and look forward to visiting with you upon our return to normal business hours on Friday, November 25!

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<![CDATA[]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/ Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:00:00 -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 Continues to Grow in Wichita]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/533/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/533/ Wichita, KS, October 4, 2016 – Sunflower Bank is proud to announce the additions of Christine Almquist and Derek Volgamore to its team in Wichita.

“Building on the team we have in place in Wichita, we are excited to add to the consultative resources in place for our customers,” commented Evan Funk, Wichita Market President. “Financial and business needs can be complex and clients are coming to us, as a trusted resource, for guidance. Derek and Christy provide significant value to our experienced team of professionals.”

Christy Almquist | Mortgage Loan Originator

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Ms. Almquist recently relocated to Wichita from McPherson where she has been helping make home ownership dreams a reality at Sunflower Bank since 2004. She has been a long-standing, trusted, and dynamic personality within the community. She is anxious to build strong and lasting relationships with local clients and community leaders in Wichita.

Derek Volgamore | Commercial Relationship Manager

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With over 6 years of experience in financial services, Mr. Volgamore has responsibility for working with business clients to understand their needs and create a plan to meet their financial objectives and improve operational efficiencies. He has worked in many areas of financial services, including financing, treasury management, wealth management, insurance, and more. Through his background as a credit analyst, he’s also able to provide valuable insight as clients apply for financing.

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, 04 Oct 2016 08:04:06 -0600
<![CDATA[Jamie Burt Joins Sunflower Bank as Senior Vice President, Market President in Pueblo]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/529/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/529/ Pueblo, Co, September 21, 2016 – Sunflower Bank has hired Jamie Burt to serve as Senior Vice President, Pueblo Market President.

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“Jamie brings a wealth of banking experience and knowledge to Sunflower Bank in Pueblo,” commented Larry Stringari, Market President Regional Director. “He is equipped to support the growth goals of clients and quickly earn the trust of those he comes in contact with. He will be a great asset to the team and community in Pueblo.”

Burt relocated to Pueblo from Davenport, IA, where he served as President and CEO of another financial institution. He has been serving the financial needs of individuals and businesses in the banking industry for over thirty years. He has worked in most areas of banking and his passion is working with both large clients and independent owners to provide solutions to help them grow and stabilize their business. Burt is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has previously held a real estate license. The opportunity at Sunflower Bank affords him the ability to lead the team in Pueblo, as well as work directly with clients to help solve their business financing needs.

“Sunflower Bank’s mission to Create Possibility closely aligns with my own goals to get involved and make a positive difference in the community,” commented Burt. “I look forward to getting to know the people in Pueblo and providing sound advice to help them meet their financial goals.”

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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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:52:37 -0600
<![CDATA[New LinkLive chat tool for Business Online Banking is here.]]> https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/528/ https://www.sunflowerbank.com/news/view/528/ We’re extremely excited to announce a convenient customer service enhancement to our Business Online Banking platform called LinkLive. Sunflower Bank’s LinkLive tool allows convenient real-time interactions via online instant messaging (IM) and secure email to occur between Sunflower Bank Support Specialists and our valued business clients.

In addition to online chat and secure email, LinkLive features the following added functionality:

Document Transfer

  • Sensitive documents, such as account statements and check images can be transferred via secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP) during IM chat sessions.

Remote Desktop

  • Business Online Banking Support Specialists; with permission from users, will be able to enter a client’s desktop in read-only view to troubleshoot technical concerns or assist with other banking needs.

For added security and protection, Sunflower Bank’s LinkLive tool encrypts all online instant message chat sessions, safeguarding private client information at all times.

Try LinkLive at your convenience!

  • Log in to Business Online Banking and start a secure chat by clicking the chat button located within Business Online Banking.
  • You can also choose to access secure email by selecting it from an available menu within Business Online Banking.

At Sunflower Bank, we’re committed to providing superior banking products and services that make accessing financial information both convenient and efficient. That’s why we’re delivering yet another user-friendly communication channel to add to our suite of Business Online Banking tools.

For client convenience our Business Online Banking Support Specialists will respond to important questions you may have during regular business hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 8-8pm (CT) / 7-7pm (MT)
  • Saturday: 8-4pm (CT) / 7-3pm (MT)
  • All offline messages received will default to secure email and be worked by our Support Specialists during normal business hours.

For more information or questions regarding Sunflower Bank’s new LinkLive tool, please call Customer Care at (888) 827-5564.

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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:53:43 -0600