WICHITA, Kansas (August 30, 2018) – Equity Bank announces the hire of Shawna Palmieri, who is being named as Senior Vice President and Director of Treasury Management, based in Equity Bank’s home office of Wichita, Kansas.

Palmieri will oversee treasury management sales divisions throughout Equity Bank’s four-state footprint, including dedicated teams in Kansas City, Tulsa, and Wichita, as well as regional officers in strategic locations. Equity Bank’s treasury management focus includes products such as commercial deposits and operating accounts, as well as cash management, commercial online banking, card products, and other business banking solutions. Equity Bank currently has seven regional officers devoted solely to treasury management, as well as key operations staff dedicated to client service.

Palmieri joins Equity after 15 years leading treasury management divisions at regional community banks, including Sunflower Bank of Salina, Kansas and UMB Bank in Kansas City, Missouri. Ms. Palmieri has more than 28 years of sales, service and management experience in the financial services industry.

Brad Elliott, Chairman and CEO, said, “Treasury management services are key for business and commercial customers throughout our regions, and add a tremendous amount of value for our customers. We’re pleased to welcome Shawna to help us continue to deliver sophisticated, innovative business banking solutions with top-level client and technical support. She will be an excellent resource for our business customers.”

Ms. Palmieri began her career with Commerce Bank and Trust in 1989 and served in a variety of roles at two banks before entering treasury management in a consultative role in 2001. She joined UMB Bank as a senior vice president in 2004. Ms. Palmieri is a graduate of Kansas State University. She serves on the board of Relate 360 and serves on multiple not-for-profit committees to assist with annual fundraising events. She began her role with Equity Bank on August 27, 2018.

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