Denver, Colorado (July 16, 2019)

ANB Bank is proud to announce that Carolyn Paul, President of ANB Financial Services, has been appointed by Jared S. Polis, Governor of Colorado, to the Colorado Secure Savings Plan Board. She will serve as a representative with expertise in investment or retirement savings plan administration and as a representative of a state chartered bank. The board will conduct analyses or assessments to determine appropriate approaches to increase the amount of retirement savings by Colorado's private sector workers.

"I am honored to be appointed, and I look forward to working with the seven other board members appointed by Governor Polis," states Paul.

In addition to her appointment to the Colorado Secure Savings Plan Board, she currently serves on the Colorado Thought Leadership Forum Board, Chair of the Wise Women Council Board, The Board of Denver Community Health Services and the Board of Komen Colorado. In 2014, Carolyn was awarded the Woman of the Year award by The Leadership Investment organization in Denver. She also serves on the board of directors of ANB Bank.

Across the ANB footprint, the bank has 32 banking centers serving customers in Colorado, Wyoming, and the Kansas City metro area. Its parent company is the Sturm Financial Group, Inc., headquartered in Denver, Colorado. ANB Bank has financial strength embodied in $2.6 billion in assets, and ranks in the top 8% of banks nationwide by size 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.