Citizens State Bank held its annual employee awards presentation on February 17, 2014, at a company-wide training day.
The Pendleton branch was awarded Branch of the Year for its overall performance. Employees from this branch include Sarah Alden, Nina Manifold, Alexa Chamberlin and Stephanie Fuchs.
The top five Loan Officers of the Year for outstanding performance were awarded to Mark Taylor, Bill Siewert, Brian Bess, Gene Marsh and Rich Warner.
Also recognized were the top five for Outstanding Referrals of the Year, which included Julie Rinehart, Tiffany Lee, Alexa Chamberlin, Nina Manifold and Kristy Inman.
Teller awards were also presented to Sarah Alden, Jenifer Cagle, Wanda Carper, Sue Collins, Chris Edrington, Hazel Hindsley, Rhonda Hultz, Casey Moon, Penny Patton, Brandy Rheinhart, Julie Roberts, Terrie Sowders, Sherry Tucker and Brenda Wise in recognition for their outstanding work performance and achievements.
Several employees were recognized for their perfect attendance in 2013, including: Samantha Ellis, Dana Harter, Lisa Hutson, Delmy Mantor, Natalie McIntire, Linda Meador, Megan Miller, Melanie Parker, Penny Patton, Judy Razor, Lindsey Reum, Sandy Rutherford, Deb Schmidt, Pam Schmittler, Teresa Strine, Connie Taylor, Mark Taylor, Jennifer Wilcox and Brenda Wise.
Citizens State Bank also recognized employees who have reached anniversary milestones with the company with service rings, including: Margaret Lincoln, Deborah Schmidt and Susan Shelton for 25 years; Brian Bess, Ruth Ann Curtis and Cris Clevenger for 20 years; Tammy Criswell, Kathy Denney, Don Dick, Julie Dollarhide, Kristy Inman, Terri Long, Delmy Mantor, Gene Marsh, Melanie Parker, Marcia Schuler and Angi Saunders for 15 years; Jenifer Cagle, Alan Goebel and Brian Lane for 10 years; and Josh Becker, Alexa Chamberlin, Samantha Ellis, Dorothy Johnson, Leisa King, Julie Lacy, Deanne Land, Patty Miller, Mark Taylor and Ann Wood for five years.
Also, previously recognized was Michelle Hurst from Town Financial for 30 years; Sherry Small from Bank Computer Services for 20 years; and Sandra Saucedo from Pacesetter Financial Services for five years.
Citizens State Bank is a fourth-generation family-owned bank based in New Castle and employs more than 150 people in its 12 east-central Indiana locations.