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Heather D. Grunert, Sales Manager

Email: Phone: 785.379.8213

Heather D. GrunertHeather is a Washburn University graduate with a degree in business administration with a dual degree in management and finance. She will drive day-to-day sales operations among lenders, the business development team and retail staff. She had a long and successful career in global sales with Payless ShoeSource. She works with the marketing and business development team on companywide growth strategies. She is based at the main bank.

After attending Washburn University in Topeka, Heather started her career at Payless ShoeSource where she worked in various roles for 27 years prior to joining Silver Lake Bank. Most recently Heather was Vice President of Global Buying at Payless and has demonstrated leadership in various roles in her career. Heather brings an inquisitive mind along with an outside perspective to the team. Her customer focused mindset will be key in driving companywide growth for Silver Lake Bank.

Heather and her husband, Kyle are native Kansans and have raised their three children in Topeka, Kansas. Their children attended Christ the King and Hayden High School where Kyle & Heather are found volunteering or attending activities with their family. Heather is a past school council advisory member at Christ the King and served on the Marketing committee for Catholic Schools in Topeka. “Growing up in Kansas we have lots of family close and even more friends that we have met over the years that make Topeka feel like home and we love the small town feel we get from living in this community.”

Avid K-State fans, if you are in Manhattan, you might find Heather and her family there tailgating at football games or on the golf course having a family friendly scramble. Callaway, the family puppy, is also Heather’s newest walking partner.