Kathy Strawhacker – NMLS# 469365
Mediapolis Market President/Loan Officer
Where did you grow up?
What year did you begin your career at Two Rivers Bank & Trust?
Can you please explain your current role?
My current role as Market President is to promote and be involved in Mediapolis and the surrounding area of our branch bank to gain new customers and keep our existing customers satisfied. I make ag, commercial, real estate and consumer loans, while I mentor and serve as a team partner with the staff.
Leading up to your current job, what other experience do you have related to the banking industry? In what year did you begin your banking career?
I started in banking in 1976 as a secretary in the trust department, then went to managing a branch. I have worked in most departments of a bank which has led me to the position I am in today.
Do you have any special certificates / awards or designations?
I have completed numerous schools. I have received the Doug Grinde Determination Award and the Don Allgood Community Service Award since I have been with Two Rivers Bank & Trust.
Please highlight your community involvement.
I am involved in Mediapolis Town & Country Days, Mediapolis Business Club, Mediapolis Development Committee, Des Moines County 4-H Endowment Board, Collect for Love Baskets, JA at the school, and I deliver Meals on Wheels in town.
What do you enjoy most about your role at Two Rivers Bank & Trust?
I enjoy working with my customers and the feeling I get when I have helped someone. Also working as a team with my staff at the Mediapolis branch, creating a life-long bond.
What does being a good neighbor mean to you?
It means being there to listen to their needs and when they need your help most, you do everything possible to help them. It means being there in the good times and bad.