| 2014 Q4 |
NewsMakers: Send us your press release, promotion, professional recognition, new hire or board of directors change to email@example.com for our upcoming issue.
Mock named Business Development Officer at Truity Credit Union
Truity Credit Union is proud to announce that Tim Mock has been promoted to Business Development Officer. In this position, Mock will facilitate the credit union’s support of and contributions to Lawrence businesses, as well as civic, charitable, local and state organizations.
“We are so pleased that Tim is our new Business Development Officer,” said Vice President Ginger Wehner. “During his time as Branch Manager at our South branch, he has developed many working relationships with community leaders and organizations. His years of experience and knowledge of the community make him an invaluable asset to the credit union and a great fit for this position.”
Mock is a graduate of the University of Kansas and has eight years of retail banking management in the Lawrence area. He is active with the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, Business Networks International and Junior Achievement of Douglas County.
“I’m eager to work with local businesses and organizations to find ways that Truity Credit Union can partner with them to contribute to the growth of our community,” said Mock.
Johnston named Branch Manager at Truity Credit Union
Truity Credit Union, formerly KU Credit Union, is proud to announce that Kaylee Johnston is now the Branch Manager at their Campus location at the corner of 23rd and Naismith.
“We are so pleased that Kaylee is the new branch manager at our Campus location,” said Vice President, Regional Manager Ginger Wehner. “She’s one of our success stories. We hired her as a part-time teller when she was a student at Lawrence High School, and she’s been an invaluable asset to us since then. Now that she’s graduated from KU, we’re happy that she’s chosen to launch her professional career with us, and proud to be doing our part to keep talented KU alumni here in Lawrence.”
Johnston graduated from KU School of Business in May with a degree in Management & Leadership with a concentration in Human Resources. She has been with Truity Credit Union for eight years, previously serving as teller, member consultant, lead member consultant and senior member consultant. She volunteers with Junior Achievement and Douglas County Toys 4 Tots.
“I am so excited to continue my career with Truity,” said Johnston. “I love this company and look forward to being a leader here and continuing to provide unsurpassed experiences to members here in the branch as well as out in the community.”
Craig Lane joins Sunflower Bank as Mortgage Lender
Craig Lane has joined Sunflower Bank as a mortgage loan originator. In this capacity, Lane will continue to expand Sunflower Bank’s residential lending relationships in the Lawrence and Topeka area and making certain area residents enjoy a convenient, high-quality mortgage experience.
Lane has 31 years of experience in the financial industry including 17 years of commercial and consumer lending coupled with 14 years of mortgage lending. Most recently, he served as branch manager for Gateway Funding.
“Craig is a great addition to the Sunflower Bank team,” said Glynn Sheridan, regional president for Sunflower Bank. “He has a knack for really understanding the customer and their goals. His energy and charisma pair well with the bank and we’re excited to see how he will Create Possibility for our customers.”
He is involved with Junior Achievement, United Way, Lawrence Free State High School Forensics, Lawrence Board of Realtors and Topeka Area Association of Realtors.
Mize Houser & Company P.A. Named One of INSIDE Public Accounting’s Top 200 Firms of 2014
Mize Houser & Company P.A., a regional certified public accounting and information technology firm, with offices in Topeka, Lawrence and Overland Park, Kansas has been named one of INSIDE Public Accounting’s Top 200 firms of 2014.
“With more than 540 firms participating in the IPA annual Survey and Analysis of Firms this year, along with many CPA firm associations contributing to the search to identify the IPA 200, this prestigious group joins the IPA 100 as the definitive ranking of the nation’s largest public accounting firms,” says Kelly Platt, principal of The Platt Group, the publisher of IPA.
Mize Houser first debuted on the list at #157 in 2011, which was only the second year the list was published. The firm has risen to rank at #139 in 2014.