MOUNT VERNON – Levi Curry, mortgage lending, was chosen employee of the year at the First-Knox National Bank’s 40th annual employee recognition dinner on Thursday, May 9.
“Levi had an outstanding 2018,” said Bob Boss, president of First-Knox National Bank. “He led First-Knox in loan volume, but more importantly, he does everything possible to ensure the customer’s questions are answered and that they are satisfied. We’re very lucky to have him.”
Associates were nominated and selected by their peers, recognized in a number of individual and group categories.
Winners were as follows:
Patty S. Durbin Lifetime Achievement – Cheri Butcher, Trust and Investments.
President’s Award – Darrell Lee, Wooster Office
Most Valuable Players – Darrell Lee, Wooster Office; MaryAnn Wilson, Loudonville Office; and Kay Brittenham, Centerburg Office.
Leadership Excellence – Rachelle Dallas, Branch Administration; Mark Blanchard, Centerburg Office.
Spirit Award – Erica Bays, Ashland Office; Mona Carter, Coshocton Avenue Office.
Rookie of the Year – Kyle Walls, Commercial Lending.
Stellar Teller – Sandy McClary, Centerburg Office
Teamwork Award – Centerburg Office
Branch Balancing Award – Fredericktown Office
Deposit Growth – Loudonville Office
Loan Excellence – Wooster Office, Mount Gilead Office
Alternative Investments – Mount Gilead Office
The evening featured a “Price is Right” theme, complete with Plinko, First-Knox trivia, and of course, Jeff “Call me Drew Carey” Kinney (Millersburg Office). Nearly 150 associates attended the event held at Landoll’s Mohican Castle. Awards were presented by First-Knox president, Bob Boss, with festivities emceed by Todd Hawkins, Trust and Investments, and Brian Hinkle, Loudonville.