Lenexa, Kan. (November 16, 2016)

ANB Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of RJ Gildea as regional bank president of the ANB Bank Kansas Region. RJ came to ANB from Phoenix, Arizona, where he managed multiple branches, led retail teams, the treasury management efforts along with the commercial and consumer lending. He was also instrumental in developing staff members through management training programs. This broad background will enable RJ to immediately add real value to his team of bankers, as well as the Kansas region communities served by ANB Bank.

RJ graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in Business Administration, and is an alumni of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, with roots in the mid-west. RJ is excited to again be close to family in Kansas City. His commitment to the community makes RJ an outstanding addition to the Kansas City region.

“RJ’s knowledge and experience in the banking industry, along with his passion for banking, makes him an ideal fit for ANB Bank,” said President, Koger Propst, of ANB Bank and Sturm Financial Group. “He is a proven leader who has the ability to bring people together. We are pleased to have RJ lead our team in the Kansas City metro area.”

Across the ANB footprint, the Bank has over 30 banking centers serving customers in Colorado, Wyoming and Kansas City metro area. Its parent company, Sturm Financial Group, Inc. is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and has financial strength embodied in over $2.6 billion in assets. The Bank ranks in the top 6% of banks nationwide by size. ANB is a true community bank with an unwavering commitment to excellence. It 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.