Regina Robertson is chief operating officer
The Board of Directors of Citizens Guaranty Bank announce the promotion of Regina Robertson to Chief Operating Officer of Citizens Guaranty Bank.
Kathy Samples, CEO stated, “Regina has been an asset to our company for more than 24 years. Throughout her career she has successfully worked in practically every aspect of the bank which has resulted in her gaining extensive banking knowledge. Regina has a proven track record to lead our company forward and we are very proud to have her on our team.”
Regina began her banking career in 1985 as bookkeeper/proof operator. After working in various departments, in 1996 she was named Secretary to the Board of Directors of both Citizens Guaranty Financial Corporation and subsidiary Citizens Guaranty Bank and was promoted to Vice-President of Planning and Bank Development and Marketing Officer. In 2003 she was named Vice-President of Marketing. She is a 1984 graduate of Estill County High School, a 1986 graduate of the Kentucky College of Business and a 1997 graduate of the LSU Graduate School of Banking where she completed a three year senior executive training program.
She serves as president of the Estill County Chamber of Commerce, board member of Estill Development Alliance, board member of the Irvine-Ravenna Kiwanis Club, advisory board member of Hospice Care Plus, committee member of the Elizabeth Witt Christmas Party, treasurer and board member at Irvine First Church of the Nazarene. She resides in Irvine with her husband Robbie and their son Matthew. She is the daughter of Elzy and Innas Watson of Ravenna.
Regina stated, “I am blessed to be part of the Citizens Guaranty team, and to live and work in my hometown that I am so proud of and love.”
Lisa Puckett names chief financial officer
The Board of Directors of Citizens Guaranty Bank announce that Lisa Puckett has been named Chief Financial Officer of Citizens Guaranty Bank.
Kathy Samples, CEO stated, “Lisa has been responsible for finance and accounting at Citizens Guaranty Bank since 1998. She has been an employee of the bank for more than twenty years gaining experience in bookkeeping, loan review and internal audit. Lisa has the skills and knowledge to take our company to the next level, and we are very proud to have Lisa on our team.”
Lisa graduated from Estill County High School in 1987, where she was valedictorian of her class. She graduated with a BBA in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky University in 1991 and in 2003 completed the three year Barret School of Banking program at Christian Brothers University in Memphis Tenn., graduating at the top of her class – Summa Cum Laude. She is an active member of the River Drive Christian Church along with her husband, Kevin and their two daughters, Mallory and Samantha. Lisa is the daughter of the late Maurice and Donova Abshear Patrick.
Lisa stated, “I am proud to say that Citizens Guaranty Bank is the only company I have ever worked for. I am blessed to be part of the Citizens Guaranty family where our local management has always encouraged a healthy balance between career and family allowing me to live and work in my hometown.”