ANB BANK APPOINTS PANARISO AS VICE PRESIDENT IN COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 8, 2018)

ANB Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Panariso as vice president of commercial lending for the Colorado Springs banking centers. Ryan will be located at their Cimarron bank location. His experience, industry knowledge, and ability to understand customer needs are a great combination in serving the bank’s business customers.

Ryan’s career in financial services spans more than 12 years, with his most recent position being vice president with a private capital group. He also brings more than 10 years of management experience to his role. Ryan is a Colorado native and holds his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Evangel University. “We are pleased to have Ryan join our banking team. He brings a fresh perspective of the market, strong lending and leadership skills, and a community bank focus that fits well with our mission of developing long-term relationships to help our customers achieve financial success,” said Tom Ashley, Regional President with ANB Bank.

Outside of the bank, Ryan remains active in his community and his volunteerism. He looks forward to participating in volunteer opportunities for local non-profits through bank sponsored efforts and the ANB 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 $2.5 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.