Officers & Directors of Silver Lake Bank
Please feel free to contact us for all of your banking needs.
Senior Management, Branch Managers and Board of Directors
Patrick joined Silver Lake Bank in 1980 following his graduation from Kansas University with a degree in Business Administration and Finance. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1981 and was elected President in 1987. During his career with SLB, Patrick has held various positions from teller to putting together complex lending transactions.
Kerry has been with the bank since 1989. She graduated from Kansas University with a degree in Accounting and Business Administration, then was an FDIC Bank Examiner for 4½ years before joining the bank. Her responsibilities include regulatory compliance, internal audit oversight and overall management of the organization.
Eric graduated from Washburn University with a degree in Finance and was employed with local organizations before joining the bank in 2000 as the Assistant Controller. He was promoted to Controller in 2001 and CFO in 2014. Eric has overall responsibility for the financial records of the bank and is a member of the Asset Liability Committee.
Brice joined the bank in 1993 as an accounting clerk. During his tenure with the bank, he has served in many capacities including Accounting Supervisor, Branch Manager of Jayhawk, Data Processing Manager, Information Technology Manager and his most recent position is Chief Operating Officer. Brice is a graduate of Fort Hays State University with a degree in Accounting.
Staci Bray, Vice President / Loan Processing Manager
Staci has been with the bank as Loan Processing Manager since 2008. Prior to Silver Lake Bank, she worked for a local finance company for 13 years and prior to that a local bank for 5 years. Staci works directly with our lending staff in management of the processing, maintenance, and servicing of our loan portfolio, which includes commercial, agriculture, consumer, and residential real estate loans.
Ryan M. Geist, Assistant Vice President / Controller
Ryan joined the bank in 2015 as Assistant Controller after spending four years at a public accounting firm as an Audit Associate. He is a graduate of Washburn University with a degree in Finance and Accounting. Ryan was promoted to Controller in 2018 and is responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions of the bank as well as financial reporting.
Nicholas joined the bank in 2016. He graduated from the University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee with a degree in Economics. Nicholas is a lender and market president based in our Lawrence location.
Judy A. Hafner, Assistant Vice President / Teller Supervisor
Judy joined the bank in 2001. During her more than two decades at the bank, she served as the branch manager at both the Gage and Jayhawk branches. She is always happy and eager to serve customers.
Kimbra Henry, Human Resources Director
Kimbra was named human resources director in 2021. She has a broad management experience in the Topeka area with strengths in human resources, employee relations, business management, and special projects. She is a graduate of Emporia State University with a degree in Communications/Public Relations.
Shane joined the bank in 2008 after spending three years at a local financial institution serving in various operational capacities. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Business Administration. Shane is responsible for online banking services and works with our high school student banks
Kelly L. Loneker, Regional Business Development Associate
Kelly joined the bank in 2023 after a successful career in sales management serving in various capacities. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a BS in Exercise Science. Kelly is responsible for cultivating key customer relationships and for growing deposit account services for our branches in the Lawrence and Overland Park area. Expect to see her a community events and local networking groups in Douglas and Johnson counties.
Cindy Lawson, Vice President / Credit Administrator
Cindy has been with the Bank since 1987 as a member of our loan department. Today, she remains involved in the loan/credit side of the Bank, with her primary focus working with the lenders on their real estate transactions.
Christa J. Manning, Vice President/Assistant Operations Manager, Security
Christa has been in banking operations for more than 40 years with 29 of those years with Silver Lake Bank. She is responsible for bank security, and oversight of retail/deposit operations. Though her office is in the loft at our Jayhawk location, you never know at which location you’ll find her.
Lainie McPherson, Assistant Vice President/Senior Credit Analyst
Lainie joined the bank in 2013 with four years of prior banking experience. Lainie is a Kansas State University graduate with degrees in Accounting and Finance. Lainie is responsible for credit analysis and risk management to maintain the quality of the bank’s loan portfolio.
Holly D. Reed, Customer Relationship Manager
Holly has extensive customer service experience with 18 of those years in banking. Building relationships and going above and beyond to maintain excellent customer service is at the heart of everything she does.
Jeanny J. Sharp, Marketing & Community Development Manager
Jeanny joined Silver Lake Bank in 2022 and leads marketing, public relations, and community involvement initiatives. She previously led sales, marketing, and public relations efforts for private and public organizations in the Midwest, including serving as Editor/Publisher and Regional Sales Director roles in the media sector. She earned a Master of Business Administration from Ottawa University and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism/Strategic Communications from the University of Kansas.
Danielle joined Silver Lake Bank in 2018 with over four years’ customer service experience and operations experience from another financial institution. Her responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, building customer relationships and managing customer service reps and tellers at our main branch. Danielle grew up in Silver Lake and attended Kansas State University.
Rachel Garrison, Southwest Branch Manager
Rachel grew up in north Topeka and graduated from Seaman High School and Washburn University. She serves as the branch manager for the Southwest branch with a primary emphasis on working with businesses on their account needs, specifically Health Savings Accounts. When she isn’t working, she enjoys her two Great Danes as well as watching movies, doing arts and crafts with her Cricut, and spending time with family and friends.
Prior to joining the bank in 2006, Roberta (Bert) had spent over 30 years in the financial services field. Bert is a graduate of Holton High School and has spent her entire career in Topeka. She is able to work with customers on filling both deposit and loan needs and has overall responsibility for the customer IRA accounts maintained by the bank.
Lucas joined the bank in 2015 as a Customer Service Representative. He has been a Silver Lake native since his early childhood. He graduated from Washburn University in 2013 with an Associates of Science with an Emphasis in Design Technology.
Board of Directors
Directors not pictured
- C. J. Gideon, Jr.