First State Bank Announces Three New Board Members

Athens-based First State Bank recently announced several additions to the company’s board of directors. Lisa Kocian has been appointed to the bank’s board, and Cathy Jezek and Lee Tackett will serve as advisory directors. Lisa (Anderson) Kocian, PharmD, RPh, CDE, is co-owner of Gibson Pharmacy in Athens. She and her husband, Bruce, also a pharmacist, … Read more

Monk Celebrates 50 Years in Texas Banking

David Monk

This month, David Kelton Monk is celebrating 50 years in the Texas banking industry and he’s not done yet. He launched his banking career in September 1970 as a teller at Citizens State Bank in Malakoff. From 1972 to 1980, he served as vice president at First Savings & Loan in Athens. He then worked … Read more