Kish Promotes Four Officers to Support Continued Bank Growth
STATE COLLEGE, PA – May 6, 2021 – Kish Bank has announced four officer promotions in support of its strategic growth plan and focus on employee development.
Jason Cunningham, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager, has been appointed Vice President. Cunningham’s career with Kish began in 2008 as a Credit Analyst. He was later promoted to Commercial Relationship Manager and to branch management positions, and was appointed Assistant Vice President in 2014. Cunningham is Branch Manager for Kish Bank’s Electric Ave. branch in Lewistown.
Abbie Jensen, Residential Lender, has been appointed Assistant Vice President. Jensen joined Kish in 2018 as a Residential Lender in State College, providing mortgage services for clients in the Centre Region. Prior to joining Kish, Abbie was Executive Officer for the Builders Association of Central Pennsylvania in State College.
Cristy Sprankle, Branch Manager, has been appointed Assistant Vice President. Sprankle joined Kish in 2018 as an Assistant Branch Manager for Centre County. In 2019, she was promoted to Branch Manager for Kish Bank’s South Atherton branch in State College, and was additionally appointed Branch Manager of The Expect More Store in 2020. Prior to joining Kish, Sprankle was a Team Leader at BB&T.
Polly Gipe, BSA Officer, has been appointed Assistant Vice President. Gipe began her Kish career in 2013 as a Personal Banker for the Huntingdon County market before joining the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) department as a BSA Specialist in 2014. She was promoted to Assistant BSA Officer in 2017, and in 2019 was appointed BSA Officer.
Kish maintains a fundamental focus on being a local employer with a powerful dedication to supporting its employees, clients, and communities. Kish continues to elevate the capacity of its team by attracting, developing, retaining, and promoting high performers.
About Kish Bank
Kish Bank is a $1.14 billion regional community bank that operates eighteen offices and financial centers serving Centre, Mifflin, Huntingdon, Blair, and Juniata counties, and northeastern Ohio. Affiliates of Kish Bank include: Kish Insurance, Kish Financial Solutions, Kish Benefits Consulting, and Kish Travel. For additional information, please visit www.kishbank.com. Kish Bank is a subsidiary of Kish Bancorp, Inc., trading under the OTC stock ticker symbol of KISB.