Loan Officers of Silver Lake Bank
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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 SLB, Patrick has held various positions from teller to putting together complex lending transactions.
Don R. Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Don joined the bank in 1991 as a Loan Officer. Don is able to assist customers with all types of loan requests, but his area of expertise is 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 SLB. Don maintains an office in our original in Silver Lake.
Matthew L. Clarke, Vice President, Loan Officer
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 at the Main Office in North Topeka.
C. Scott Hughes, Vice President, Loan Officer
Scott graduated from Central Missouri State University with a degree in Business Administration. Located at our Southwest Office, his expertise is in Small Business Lending and Real Estate Investment property transactions but can assist customers with all types of loan requests.
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.
Cole E. Sjeklocha, Loan Officer
Cole joined the bank as an intern in 2015 and continued on a part-time basis until he graduated from Kansas State University in 2016, with a degree in Business Administration. Cole is a Loan Officer at our Silver Lake Branch, where he assists customers with Agricultural, Commercial, and Consumer Loan needs.