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Directors & Officers of Silver Lake Bank

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Directors

  • Patrick R. Gideon
  • Kerry J. Martin
  • Helen R. Crow
  • Dr. Scott D. Hamilton
  • William H. Jones
  • Marvin G. Spees

Advisory Board

  • C. J. Gideon, Jr.

Senior Management, Loan Officers and Branch Managers

Patrick R. Gideon, President and Chief Executive Officer
NMLS# 790987

Patrick joined Silver Lake Bank in 1980 following his graduation from Kansas University with a degree in Business Administration and Finance. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1981 and was elected President in 1987. During his career with the bank, Patrick has held various positions from teller to putting together complex commercial lending transactions.


Kerry J. Martin, Executive Vice President, Cashier

Kerry has been with the bank since 1989. She graduated from Kansas University with a degree in Accounting and Business Administration, then was an FDIC Bank Examiner for 4½ years before joining the bank. Her responsibilities include Human Resources and Regulatory Compliance issues. She is a member of the Board of Directors.


Eric M. Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer

Eric graduated from Washburn University with a degree in Finance and was employed with local organizations before joining the bank in 2000 as the Assistant Controller. He was promoted to Controller in 2001 and CFO in 2014. Eric has overall responsibility for the financial records of the bank and is a member of the Asset Liability Committee.


Brice W. Feldt, Senior Vice President, IT Manager

Brice joined the bank in 1993 as an accounting clerk. During his tenure with the bank he has served in many capacities including supervisor of the accounting department, branch manager of the Main Office, Data Processing Manager and in his most recent position as Information Technology Manager. Brice is a graduate of Fort Hays State University with an Accounting degree.


Kay Graham-Scott, Senior Vice President, Retail Operations Manager, Marketing Manager

Kay is a graduate of Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and has been employed by the bank since 2001. Prior to joining Silver Lake Bank, she served in various positions with other local financial institutions. Her main focus is on deposit operations and marketing of the bank, but Kay is involved in sales efforts bank wide as well as serving on the Asset Liability Committee.


Don R. Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
NMLS# 790985

Don joined the bank in 1991 as a Loan Officer. Although he is able to assist customers with all types of loan requests, his area of expertise is in agricultural lending. Don graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Finance. He was employed by the Federal Land Bank and Farm Credit before joining Silver Lake Bank. Don maintains an office in the original location of the bank in Silver Lake.


Matthew L. Clarke, Vice President, Loan Officer
NMLS# 790988

Matthew joined the bank on a part time basis in early 2009 while attending Kansas State University. Upon graduation, he became a full time credit analyst. He was promoted to Loan Officer in early 2010. Matthew is able to assist customers with all types of loan requests. He is located in the Main Office in North Topeka.


Michelle D. Fales, Vice President, Business Development
NMLS# 780009

Michelle joined the bank in 2012 with over 20 years of financial related experience. She and her family reside in Lawrence where Michelle has been involved in a number of volunteer duties. Michelle offices out of our Lawrence office. She is available to assist customers with a variety of financial requests.


C. Scott Hughes, Vice President, Loan Officer
NMLS# 790986

Scott has a Business Administration degree from Central Missouri State University. Prior to becoming employed by the bank in 2004, he served as a Golf Professional with Topeka Country Club and a marketing consultant for a local radio station. Scott can be contacted at our Southwest Office and will work with customers on a variety of loan requests. His expertise is in small business lending and real estate investment property transactions.


Roberta B. Haflich, Assistant Vice President, Gage Branch Manager

Prior to joining the bank in 2006, Roberta (Bert) had spent over 30 years in the financial services field. Bert is a graduate of Holton High School and has spent her entire career in Topeka. She is able to work with customers on filling both deposit and loan needs and has overall responsibility for the customer IRA accounts maintained by the bank.


Judy A. Hafner, Assistant Vice President, Jayhawk Branch Manager

Judy was employed as the Customer Service Manager for the Jayhawk location in 2001. In 2003, she was promoted to Branch Manager of the Gage location then became Branch Manager of the Jayhawk location in 2006. Her previous banking experience includes over 20 years with local financial institutions.


Shane C. Koci, Assistant Vice President, Southwest Branch Manager

Shane joined the bank in 2008 after spending three years at a local financial institution serving in various operational capacities. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Business Administration. Shane has overall responsibility for the Health Savings Accounts and is the bank liaison for the school bank operating out of Washburn Rural High School.


Kelli Lambrecht, Assistant Vice President
NMLS# 1405855

Kelli joined the bank in 2013 after spending five years in the banking industry serving in various capacities and roles. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Business Administration. Kelli is located at the Main office in North Topeka where she is involved with portfolio and risk management as well as consumer and commercial lending.


Nicholas J. Gideon, Loan Officer
NMLS# 1497937

Nicholas joined the bank in 2016. He graduated from the University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee with a degree in Economics. Nicholas is a lender and business development officer based in our Lawrence location.


Kathy J. Richards, Silver Lake Bank Branch Manager

Kathy joined the bank as a teller in our original Silver Lake location in 2004. Prior to starting her banking career, she worked in retail. In 2010, she was promoted to Customer Service Representative, followed by her promotion to Branch Manager in 2015. Kathy grew up in Topeka and attended schools in the Seaman district.


All Officers

  • Patrick R. Gideon, President
  • Kerry J. Martin, Executive Vice President
  • Eric M. Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer
  • Brice W. Feldt, Senior Vice President
  • Kay Graham-Scott, Senior Vice President
  • Don R. Hamilton, Senior Vice President
  • Matthew L. Clarke, Vice President
  • Michelle D. Fales, Vice President
  • C. Scott Hughes, Vice President
  • Ann E. Keller, Vice President
  • Christa J. Manning, Vice President
  • Staci A. Bray, Assistant Vice President
  • Roberta B. Haflich , Assistant Vice President
  • Judy A. Hafner, Assistant Vice President
  • Shane C. Koci, Assistant Vice President
  • Kelli A. Lambrecht, Assistant Vice President
  • Cindy M. Lawson, Assistant Vice President
  • Nicholas J. Gideon, Loan Officer
  • Kathy J. RIchards, Silver Lake Branch Manager