Deanne and her family moved to Athens in August of 1995. She joined the First State Bank family within 2 weeks of their move and since her employment she has advanced several positions. Her experience includes teller, teller supervisor, teller trainer, training coordinator, Assistant Cashier and Assistant Vice President.
In 2012, First State Bank created a new position within the bank and named Deanne to serve in that capacity. She was promoted to Vice President and Manager of E-Commerce Services which includes the departments of Bookkeeping, Electronic Banking and the Customer Call Center. Having prior banking experience, Deanne has worked in the banking industry for more than 23 years.
Deanne attended Navarro College and is a graduate of the Athens Leadership Institute and the Austin Bank Leadership Program.
Outside of banking, Deanne enjoys traveling, puzzling, being outdoors and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Bo, have a son and daughter-in-law, a daughter and son-in-law and four grandchildren.