Jackie Perez to Assistant Vice President:
Jackie Perez has been named Assistant Vice President of The Community State Bank. She came to work for The Community State Bank in April of 2010 as a Credit Analyst. Since this was a new position for our bank, Jackie was instrumental in developing and implementing this new role. Jackie became the Assistant to the Chief Credit Officer in 2011, and also the supervisor of the loan processors and CSRs. In March of 2015, she moved into the role of lender, specializing more in the Agriculture niche, where she has proven to be a valuable asset to our bank.
Jackie graduated from Carl Albert State College with her Associates in Business Administration and then with a Bachelors in Accounting from The University of Arkansas, Fort Smith. She has participated in Leadership LeFlore County, served on the Stigler Health and Wellness Board of Directors, and has attended several lending schools on behalf of the bank.
Jackie makes her home in Wister with husband Tody, and their two children Kaiden and Preston.
Jennifer Sommers to Assistant Vice President:
Jennifer Sommers was recently named Assistant Vice President of The Community State Bank. She is currently a Loan Officer and has been employed by the bank since 2001. Always looking for a new challenge, Jennifer has been in many different areas of the bank including branch manager at our Wal-Mart Branch, bookkeeping, teller, vault management, new accounts, and lending.
Jennifer currently serves on the Poteau Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She served on the OBA Women in Banking Committee for two years and was part of Leadership LeFlore County. She has attended the Oklahoma Bankers Association Branch Manager School and numerous lending schools on behalf of the bank.
Married for 19 years to Jay Sommers, they have two boys, Jace and Jance. They make their home in Poteau.
Brenda Sheets to Marketing and Communications Officer:
Brenda Sheets has been promoted to Marketing and Communications Officer at The Community State Bank. She has been part of the TCSB Marketing team since 2008. Brenda leads a team of three with the development and implementation of all marketing, communications, and sales programs.
Brenda graduated from the ABA School of Bank Marketing where she received her Advanced Marketing Certificate in 2019. In August of 2016, she completed her General Banking Degree from the American Bankers Association, and in 2014 achieved the American Bankers Association Bank Marketing Degree.
Brenda is very active in civic and community organizations and received the Poteau Chamber of Commerce “Citizen of the Year” for 2016. She is a current member and Past President of the Poteau Rotary Club and has served on the Poteau Valley Humane Society Board of Directors since 2012. Brenda served on the Poteau Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for two terms where she was the chair of the Education Committee and Banquet Committee. Brenda received the Poteau Chamber of Commerce “Volunteer of the Year” award in 2009 and was part of Leadership Leflore County in 2013. She participates in the CASC Adopt a Scholar Program and serves on the CASC Gold Dust Gala Committee.
Brenda makes her home in Poteau with her husband Ted, and their Jack Russell Frankie.
DeLona Holcomb to Human Resources Officer:
We are pleased to announce DeLona Holcomb has been promoted to the Human Resources Officer at The Community State Bank. DeLona came to the bank in 2004, with several years banking experience, as the Benefits & Payroll Administrator. During her time here, she has implemented protocols that have improved efficiency and willingly taken on more responsibility. She moved into the role as the Human Resources Director in November 2019.
DeLona attended Eastern Oklahoma State College where she majored in Ag Economics/ Accounting. DeLona is a member of SHRM and attended the Oklahoma Bankers Association Supervisor Boot Camp in 2019. She was voted Employee of the Year by her peers in 2006.
DeLona is a member of Southside Baptist Church and makes her home in Poteau. She is the mother to Katie Foster and Kolton Foster.