Colorado Springs, CO (January 9, 2023)
ANB Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Lipp as regional president for ANB Bank’s Colorado Springs Banking Centers. He succeeds Tom Ashley, who will be retiring from banking at the end of February.
Tom Ashley, the current regional president for ANB’s Colorado Springs Banking Centers, will be working alongside Lipp throughout the next two months to ensure a smooth transition of leadership. Tom has led the Colorado Springs teams with a strong sense of leadership and activism since 2015.
“We want to thank Tom for the leadership here in Colorado Springs over the past few years. We are excited for Tom as he begins his next chapter, and look forward to welcoming Brian to lead our Colorado Springs team,” said President and CEO Koger Propst. “Brian’s leadership skills and enthusiasm will benefit our Colorado Springs customers and team members.”
Brian comes to ANB Bank with over two decades of experience, having held positions in many prominent financial institutions. His financial expertise allows him to bring customers creative and flexible solutions, while catering to their unique financial needs. Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Montana State University-Northern and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.
Brian is active in the Colorado Springs community. He has served on the executive committee and as a board chair for the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, and was a member of the North Colorado Springs Rotary Club. He is also excited to participate in ANB Bank’s employee volunteer program.
Across the ANB footprint, the bank has 29 banking centers serving customers in Colorado and Wyoming. Its parent company is the Sturm Financial Group, Inc., headquartered in Denver, Colorado. ANB Bank has financial strength embodied in over $3.1 billion in assets, and is a true community bank with an unwavering commitment to excellence. The bank helps each of its communities prosper through investment, sponsorship, philanthropy, and employee volunteerism. It is a passion ANB has for banking that makes the difference.