Debbie Wise has announced her retirement from First Kansas Bank. She is currently Assistant Vice President and Security Officer for the Bank. Paul Snapp commented, “Since joining First Kansas Bank, Debbie has brought her knowledge of the community and friendly attitude to our customers. Our bank team and customers will miss her infectious enthusiasm.”
Debbie started in Banking on April 1, 1975, with American State Bank which eventually transitioned to Bank of America. She worked with loans, business banking and management of the bank. Debbie joined First Kansas Bank on May 28, 2008, focusing on customer service and business development.
First Kansas Bank will host a retirement reception for Debbie from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday at 4001 10th Street in Great Bend to celebrate her 40 years of serving bank customers in Great Bend. The public is invited to the reception.
Debbie is a longtime resident of Great Bend and plans to spend more time with family and friends. Debbie’s husband Dennis works at KMW in Great Bend. Her daughter Melissa Amerine and husband Craig also live in Great Bend with their two children Kaeli and Kaeden. Her last day with the bank will be in early June.