Read Around Town Attracts Numerous Children
McIver's Grant Public Library hosted their annual Read Around Town event for Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2nd. John Young, Vice President of Security Bank, took part in the event by reading to the children. The event attracts children and adults from all over Dyer County. Overall the night was a great success!!
Security Bank Announces Employee Promotions to Operations Officer
David Hayes, President and CEO of Security Bank, announced today the promotion of four Security Bank employees to Operations Officer positions. “Part of any successful organization is to groom its future leaders. These employees join others that have shown great leadership in making Security Bank a leader in our industry and in our community. We congratulate them on their many contributions to our organization. It is a pleasure for me to work alongside them in helping our customers accomplish their dreams, said Hayes.”
Trae Baker----Trae currently works in loan operations and has been handling impairment analysis, performing property evaluations, and working on financial analysis review, CRA and Fair Lending. In each of these roles, he has done an outstanding job. He was also named CRA officer in 2014. Trae attended University of Tennessee at Martin where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and his MBA. Trae also graduated from Barret School of Banking in Memphis. In his spare time, Trae participates in Relay for Life, Feed the Need, Union Mission Christmas boxes, United Way, and the Community Cancer Fund BBQ. He and his wife Melissa attend Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Emily Davis---Emily is an important part of the Technical Support area of Security Bank and the Security Bancorp holding company. She provides support and product expertise for the systems that support the entire organization. Emily received her Associates degree in Managing Information System from Dyersburg State Community College. Her many honors include Security Support Person of the Year and several Above and Beyond awards. In addition to a busy schedule at Security Bank, Emily volunteers with the Kiwanis Goodfellows food boxes and Sorghum Valley Christmas. She is a graduate of Dyer County Leadership. She and her husband Jimmy Joe have two sons, Gunner and Gavin.
Alana Lovins---- Alana handles the reconcilements and cash management functions for Security Bank’s sister banks in the Security Bancorp holding company. She is also responsible for Accounts Payable for one of those organizations. Alana received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from University of Tennessee at Martin. She is very involved in the community by participating in Relay for Life, Mission March, Kiwanis Goodfellows food boxes, March of Dimes, Feed the Need, Walk Across Tennessee, and Women in Networking. She and her husband Greg have one son, Evan, and attend Parr Avenue Church of Christ.
Carin Nash-----Carin works in Security Bank’s E-Banking group supporting, not only Security Bank but also the other five banks in the Security Bancorp holding company, with customer inquiries related to internet banking, Bill Pay, ATM/Debit cards and credit cards, merchant capture clients, and ACH origination clients. Carin attended Dyersburg State Community College. In her time at Security Bank, Carin has received Above and Beyond awards and the Operations Team of the Year award. Carin is very active in the community with service activities including March of Dimes, Relay for life, Mission March, and Sorghum Valley. She and her husband Nick have one daughter, McKinley. They are members of Fairview Baptist Church in Newbern.
March for Babies!
We enjoyed participating in the March of Dimes March for Babies event on September 27th at Okeena Park in Dyersburg. We raised over $1500.00 to help in the fight against premature babies. One day, we hope all babies will be born healthy and happy!
We LOVE Fair Week!
Security Bank is proud to sponsor Special Needs Day and the Century Farmer's Dinner at the Dyer County Fair. The Dyer County Fair is one of the top fairs in the whole state, and we are blessed to help make it that way. We love feeding the special needs children in our community each year as well as feeding the farm families who have been in Dyer County for over 100 years.
Young Joins Security Bank as Vice President and Lender
David Hayes, President and CEO of Security Bank, announced today that John Young has joined Security Bank as a Vice President. Young will be concentrating on further growth and development of all aspects in lending and business development.
“We are glad to have another local person joining our team. John brings with him a great financial knowledge, and we are looking forward to him bringing his personal strengths to our bank. John will be an asset today and into the future,” Hayes commented.
Young graduated from Dyersburg High School in 2005. He then went on to The University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Upon returning to Dyersburg, he became a Certified Public Accountant.
“I am very proud to become a member of the Security Bank family,” said Young. “Security Bank has all the credentials of a true community bank. With a very impressive management team, Security Bank has offered service to DyerCounty and the surrounding area with local ownership since 1931, endorsing a customer first attitude with a serious commitment to personal service. I am excited about the opportunity to serve my home town’s lending needs with an organization such as Security Bank.”
Young is heavily involved with the community through the Kiwanis Club of Dyersburg, the Salvation Army, Boy Scouts, and HOSTS Mentoring. He and his fiancée, Whitney, attend First United Methodist Church in Dyersburg.
It's Back to School Time!
Security Bank sponored the Dyersburg Primary School and Dyersburg Intermediate School Back to School Celebrations on July 30th. Employees helped blow up balloons, sell school supplies, and assist parents and students. Security Bank also contributed funds towards special guests in costumes and for door prizes. We hope all students, teachers, parents, and administraion have a great school year!
It's Graduation Time for Two of Security Bank's Own
Congratulations to Pam Tetleton and Chasity Norville! They are the recent graduates of Paul J. Barret, Jr. Graduate School of Banking. After completing three years of banking related curriculum, they graduated with sixty other classmates in Memphis, TN. All graduates received 125 hours of classroom instruction and prepared in-depth reports in eight areas of study.
Teaching Children to Save
The faster we can teach our children to save, the better our future will be! Security Bank recently participated in a UT Extension Project promoting money savings and the benefits of starting at an early age. We had a blast going to Dyersburg Primary School and making savings banks with the Second Grade Students. They were so creative and eager to start saving their money. Security Bank even gave them all a gold dollar to start their saving plan off right!
Spreading Christmas Cheer in 2013
Security Bank has helped out in many events this holiday season. We have participated in Chimes for Charity, Christmas in Sorghum Valley, packing food boxes for the Union Mission and the Kiwanis Club of Dyersburg, passing out food for Feed the Need, emcee'ing the Dyersburg Christmas Parade, preparing food for the Newbern Christmas Parade, and much, much more. We hope you and your family have a blessed Christmas!
Feeding our Community One Month at a Time
We at Security Bank realize how fortunate we are to have a great place to work, a roof over our heads, and food in our stomachs. We also realize not everyone is a fortunate as us. This is one reason we have participated in the Feed the Need program for 4 years now. Once a month we help bag food, check in participants, and hand out food to those in need. We strive to make our community a better place than the day before!