ANB BANK ANNOUNCES MATTHEW PROPST AS NEWEST BANKING OFFICER

Denver, Colo. (August 7, 2018)

ANB Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Propst as the Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending for the Cherry Creek Banking Center. Matthew's experience, knowledge of the industry, and exceptional service delivery are a great combination in serving the bank's customers and the community.

Matthew holds a bachelor of science in finance with an emphasis on corporate finance. Prior to joining ANB Bank, he held various roles at another financial institution, including Credit Analyst and Assistant Relationship Manager. He completed the Colorado Bankers Association's Advocacy Program in December and is in his second year of the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado. In addition, Matthew is a member of both the Colorado Bankers Association Government Affairs Committee and Alumni Executive Committee.

"We are very pleased to have Matthew join the business banking team here at ANB. His commercial banking experience and passion for developing full-service banking relationships with clients will fit in well with our community bank philosophy," said Matthew Baldner, Regional Bank President at ANB Bank.

Matthew is involved in the community and he supports various non-profit organizations such as the Downtown Denver Partnership, and their Economic Development Council. He looks forward to continuing that commitment through bank sponsored efforts and ANB's Employee Volunteer Network.

Across the ANB footprint, the Bank has 30 banking centers serving customers in Colorado, Wyoming, and the 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.