FIRST NATIONAL BANK ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS
The First National Bank of Blanchester has announced the promotions of Erin Whitaker and Connie Penquite.
Effective Jan. 1, 2014, Erin Whitaker was promoted to Vice President of Operations. Erin is a native of Blanchester, a graduate of Blanchester High School, and a 2000 graduate of Shawnee State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree. Erin received her Bank Operations Diploma from the Center for Financial Training in 2008. Erin received her Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University with a concentration in Applied Management in 2012. Erin started at the bank in 2007 as the Assistant Head Teller. She was promoted to the Assistant Cashier of Finance in 2009 and became head of the operations department in January of 2011. Erin was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Operations in 2012.
Effective Jan. 1, 2014, Connie Penquite was promoted to Executive Assistant. Connie is also a native of Blanchester, a graduate of Blanchester High School, and a 1983 graduate of Southern State Community College where she received an Associate of Science degree in Accounting. Connie received her General Banking Diploma from the Center for Financial Training. Connie started at the bank in 1984 as a New Account representative, left in 1995 and then returned in 2000 as an Administrative Assistant.
The First National Bank of Blanchester is very proud of the fact that both of these ladies have been Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce Business Woman of the Year recipients.