EFFINGHAM – With the continued growth of Washington Savings Bank, the company is excited to announce the promotion of three employees within the company. Kathy Yarnell, Trina Niemerg, and Andrew Orrell were promoted to their new well-deserved positions following their most-recent Board of Directors’ Meeting.

Kathy Yarnell was promoted from Operations Officer to Assistant Vice President, Operations. Kathy started with First Federal Bank in 1992 and became a part of the Washington Savings Bank team when the two banks merged in 2015. Kathy handles many operational duties for the bank and supervises the tellers at their Charleston Avenue location in Mattoon.

Trina Niemerg was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Compliance from her previous title of Compliance Officer. Trina started with Washington Savings Bank in 2016 in the loan compliance role. She has since then received her Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer designation and assumed responsibility for all the bank’s compliance functions.

Andrew Orrell was promoted from Commercial Loan Originator to Commercial Loan Officer. Andrew began his career at the bank as a teller while attending EIU, became a credit analyst upon his graduation, and took on a commercial loan portfolio with the First National Bank acquisition.

Washington Savings Bank is honored to have these employees on their team. If you have an interest in starting a career in banking, stop by any of our locations today or email your resume to customercare@washingtonsavings.net.