FirstOak Bank in Fredonia is looking to add a Teller / Loan Assistant Adminto our staff. This entry level position supports loan processors, applicants, loan officers, and appropriate third parties by ensuring timely, accurate and compliant processing of all loan types.  We are committed to outstanding customer service. We are looking for a reliable teller to process all transactions accurately and efficiently …

How do you like to start your day? With a cup of coffee and checking my emails.  Who has influenced you the most when it comes to your work ethic? My coworkers and their drive to do their best everyday What drives you to work hard?I love people and being able to help  What inspires you at work? Those moments …

Vishing is fraudulent phone calls and / or leaving convincing voicemails acting as a reputable company or agency to convince victims to reveal personal information such as banking, credit card numbers, passwords and more. Here’s more: Like Phishing or smishing, vishing relies on technology to convince victims they are doing the right thing by revealing their information. Many times, the …

Smishing is cyber crime carried out through text messages on your phones and tablet. Here’s more: Cybercrime aimed at mobile devices is skyrocketing – especially among texting and SMS messages since the technology works among all devices and tablets. Since this form of cyber attack reaches you on your phone or tablet, it has the capability to catch you when …

Jon

Jon

Meet Jon, Assistant Retail Banking Manager at Independence, Main Branch. Jon says his work ethic can be attributed to his family and especially his dad. Jon strives to ensure he is doing what is best for his customers and if he has a super power, he says he wishes he was a human lie-detector. Jon says in his free time, …

How do you like to start your day? Being happy and grateful  Who has influenced you the most when it comes to your work ethic? My Dad  What drives you to work hard My family What inspires you at work? Everyone around me What drove you down this career path? I was offered a job at the bank many years …

Avoid these financial traps! Headed to college in the fall? Make your financial stability a priority! The American Bankers Association has identified 6 pitfalls to be aware of to help new students secure their future. Get a budget! Don’t spend more than you make. Figure out how much money you can afford to spend each month while contributing to your …

Just as a reminder: FirstOak Bank will never text or email and ask for your personal information! NEVER give away personal or financial information through email, over the phone, or via text. FirstOak Bank or other legitimate businesses will never ask for this information via these methods. Also, do not download links from suspicious emails or fill personal information into …

Meet Jake Kelley, Credit Analyst. Jake graduated from the University of Kansas and will be working at the Independence Main Branch starting July 1. His wife, Chandler, and his one year old son, Jack, enjoy playing outside. Jake looks forward to having a future fishing and hunting partner in his son Jack. Fun fact: Jake is left-handed but plays golf …