Connie S. Brown, Directory of Human Resources
Connie was born and raised in Topeka. She graduated from Topeka West High School and Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration. She knew before graduating from Kansas State that she wanted Human Resources as her career so immediately following graduation she attended Washburn University in Human Resources. Joining Silver Lake Bank in 2019 as Human Resource Director, Connie has over 34 years of Human Resource experience including 10 years in banking, 8 years in insurance & investments and 16 years in funeral service. “I am very excited to get back to my roots in banking. I’ve learned over the years that if you make your employees happy, they will make your customers happy and good business success will follow. I love making employees happy!”
Connie and her husband Steve are high school and college sweethearts. They have been KSU football season ticket holders since 1982 and have attended many of the bowl games. Steve & Connie enjoy traveling, especially their annual trips to Maui and sailing the BVI. Family and gathering together are very important to Connie as she hosts many family events each year. Connie has been a member of a monthly ladies Bunko group for over 30 years and a lifetime member of First Christian Church. They have two adult children. Abbey and son-in law, Andrew have their only grandson, Bennett. Connie is blessed with the opportunity to watch Bennett one day a week. They are best buddies. A.J. and daughter in law, Simona live in Pratt, KS. A.J. is a middle school teach, Head Football and Head Wrestling coach. Connie enjoys traveling to watch A.J. coach almost as much as she enjoyed traveling to watch him participate in all his sporting events.