GNBank Promotes Officers

Jim VanArsdale & Craig Schwab

GNBank Employees Receive Promotions

GNBank is pleased to announce promotions of several employees in its Lamar, Colorado location in January 2019.

Craig Schwab has been named Community Bank President and will oversee all levels of GNBank operations in the Lamar office. Mr. Schwab joined GNBank in November 2017 as Senior Vice President and brings 15 years of banking experience as well as a strong agricultural background.  He resides near Holly, Colorado with wife, Heather and children, Cael, Luci and Bryna.  Craig stated, “I am looking forward to leading this great company and continuing to build its legacy in the community.  I am all about helping our community grow and GNBank leads that effort with an extraordinary staff of people.  I am excited to continue GNBank’s path into the future and to work closely with our customers.

Denise Carder, Brenda Estrada, and Erin Schwartz have been promoted to Assistant Vice President. Hector Martinez will continue to serve as credit analyst and will also serve as Loan Officer.

Mark Schifferdecker, GNBank President & CEO, stated, “We have a talented and dedicated staff in our Lamar banking location, and look forward to serving Lamar and surrounding communities under Mr. Schwab’s leadership.”

GNBank is a full service community bank located in 14 communities, with expertise in agricultural, commercial, small business, residential real estate and consumer services. Locations include two in Southeast Colorado, Lamar and Eads and 12 other locations in Kansas.

GNBank is known for being ethical, adaptable, customer-centered and invested in its communities. Its promise is to be “The Best Place to Bank Borrow.”


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