Two employees of Gateway Community Bank in Beloit recently received Lifetime Service Awards from the Community Bankers of Wisconsin.
The Gateway employees honored were Jesse Calkins and Ed Hanson.
A total of 19 people who had dedicated 30 to 50 years of service to their banks and customers were honored. The recipients were chosen based on their commitment to the industry and service to customers.
Calkins began his career in the financial services industry in 1962. He retired recently as senior vice president at Gateway. Calkin, along with other local business people, formed Gateway Community Bank in 2002. He continues to be a member of the bank’s board of directors and serves as the vice president and a director of Gateway Bank Corp.
Hansen began his career in the financial services industry in 1972. He is vice president of business banking at Gateway. He joined Gateway Community Bank in 2009.
Kyle Lamb has been appointed assistant vice president - commercial loan officer at First National Bank and Trust Company.
As commercial loan officer, Lamb will serve the Roscoe, Rockton and Rockford market and he will be responsible for commercial loan growth and management.
Lamb has 11 years of bank experience, most recently holding the position of commercial lender at another local financial institution.
First National Bank and Trust Company, based in Beloit, operates 13 locations in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.