Officers

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Gary Yager — gyager@visionbanking.com

Gary provides leadership, direction and guidance of bank's activities to assure short and long-range profitability and planned growth of the bank. Gary obtained a B.A. degree in Business Administration from Washburn University. Gary has graduated from various banking schools and courses conducted by the Kansas and American Bankers Associations. He currently has over 37 years of banking experience. Since May 2005 Mr. Yager has served as President and CEO of BOTS and VisionBank. September 2002, Mr. Yager served as Vice Chairman and Director of Western National Bank, Overland Park, Kansas, and managed that bank's two branches in Topeka, Kansas. From 1996 until September, 2002, Mr. Yager served as Director, Executive Vice President, Branch President and Senior Lending Officer for Columbian Bank & Trust, Kansas. From 1986 until 1995, Mr. Yager served as Vice President Commercial Loans for Commerce Bank & Trust in Topeka, Kansas. From 1976 until 1986, Mr. Yager served as Assistant Vice President for First National Bank in Topeka, Kansas. Mr. Yager has been a resident of Topeka, Kansas area for approximately 41 years during which time he has been actively involved in numerous civic, professional and community organizations as a member, officer, director and volunteer. He is a Board Member of Go Topeka Economic Development, Topeka Housing Authority, Topeka Country Club, Delta Dental of Kansas, and Kansas Bankers Association.

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Tom Bals — tbals@visionbanking.com

Tom brings over forty years of experience in financial services to Vision Bank where he serves as Senior Vice President. He is actively involved in consumer and commercial lending as well as business development. Tom is a member of Christ the King Church and Topeka Country Club. He attended Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and has participated in numerous banking schools throughout his career. Tom has been a Topeka resident for over forty years where he has been active in many civic and business organizations.

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Amanda Hartshorn — ahartshorn@visionbanking.com

Amanda joined VisionBank in 2014 and currently oversees the Information Technology, Compliance, and Mortgage Lending departments. She is a native Topekan, and received her bachelor's degree in accounting from Northeastern State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and her background includes business administration and information technology. Before joining VisionBank, she was the controller of a large corporation in Topeka. Amanda attends Fellowship Bible Church, where she is active with small group ministry. She regularly volunteers for Love Topeka and the annual ShareFest community events. Amanda is also president of PowerSpeakers Toastmasters in Topeka, a public speaking education group.

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Tim Krueger — tkrueger@visionbanking.com

Tim is involved in generating commercial loans and developing new business for VisionBank. Tim obtained a Bachelor's in Business Administration with majors in Management and Marketing from Washburn University, and has more than 15 years of banking experience. Through that experience Tim has been involved in management, marketing, training, loan generation and customer relations. Tim graduated from the ABA National Commercial Lending School as well as Graduating from the School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin. Tim is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, 2009 Leadership Topeka, Topeka Active 20/30 Club (Board Member), Sales and Marketing Executives, Topeka Golf Association, and Fast Forward of Topeka.

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Barb Montgomery — bmontgomery@visionbanking.com

Barb Montgomery has been a strong leader in banking since 1975. She oversees the retail department of VisionBank, including business development and the growth of VisionBank's new accounts and deposits. Barb is member of Most Pure Heart Church and several committees' in Topeka. Barb has raised four children in the Topeka area and believes in the benefits of community involvement. Barb has held several positions in the banking community such as Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President.

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Jana Proctor — jproctor@visionbanking.com

Jana attended Kansas State University and Washburn University. She is a graduate of the Kansas Nebraska School of Banking and Compliance School. Jana has over 30 years of bank operations experience with 28 years in the Topeka area. She was a 1997 YWCA leadership honoree, has volunteered for Let's Help, KTWU, and the 501 Outreach Summer Lunch Program. She is a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church where she has served as an Elder and Financial Secretary.