Meet our Lending Team
AVP of Residential Lending & Stimson Branch Manager
Kassy Bean is the Assistant Vice President, Residential Lending and Branch Manager of the Athens location. Kassy has been a resident of the Athens area for more than eight years. Kassy has more than eight years of experience in the banking industry including consumer lending, underwriting and branch management. Kassy is committed to excellent customer service and is ready to serve you. Contact Kassy today for any of your lending needs. Apply for a mortgage now!
AVP of Consumer Lending
Deborah Grimes, Assistant Vice President of Consumer Lending, is now working out of the new “Roundabout” office. Deborah came to The Citizens Bank 13 years ago to manage their Countywide Loan Company and when it was dissolved in 2011, she transitioned over to the Lending side in Citizens Bank. Deborah has as over 25 years lending experience. Please stop in and see her at The Roundabout for your financing needs, including consumer installment loans and mortgages. Apply for a loan with me now!
SVP of Commercial Lending & City Executive
As a strategic partner for business banking clients in the region, Brian Ogle, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending and City Executive, approaches all client relationships with a customized solution because no two enterprises are alike. Whether the goal is to refinance existing debt, purchase real estate, obtain credit for equipment, improve A/R-A/P, business expansion or acquisition, Brian will work hard to create the best plan possible.
Brian is committed to providing top-notch service, responding promptly to the client, and supplying strategic results. Brian’s unique experience “outside” the banking industry promotes a better analysis of the client’s business challenges and goals. He looks forward to helping the client’s business grow and reach new milestones.
AVP of Lending
Doug Wells, Assistant Vice President of Lending, has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry including consumer lending, commercial lending and branch management. Doug began his career with Citizens in 2014. He is long- time resident of Logan and is very active in many local community organizations. Contact Doug for any of your lending needs. Apply for a loan with me now!
VP of Mortgage Lending
Kelly Lemon is a lifelong resident of Logan who has been with Citizens Bank for 10 years. Kelly spent many years as a realtor before transitioning to lending, which gave her a deeper understanding of both sides of the home-buying experience. As the Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Kelly has extensive knowledge of the many loan programs available to her clients and works closely with each one to find the perfect fit. Excellent customer service, professionalism, and knowledge are what you can expect from Kelly. Give her a call today! Apply for a loan with me now!
VP of Retail Banking/Branch Administrator
Carol Goss, Vice President of Retail Banking/Branch Administrator at The Roundabout, is a lifelong resident of Hocking County and has been in banking for 29 years. Carol started as a teller then moved into the lending department where she dabbled in loan support, collections, consumer lending, and spent some time in the student loan division. Carol came to Citizens Bank in 2005 as Assistant Vice President Branch Manager overseeing the Hocking Mall, Walmart-Logan, and Kroger offices. Carol remains active in the community, attending numerous community events.
SVP of Commercial Lending
Greg Vermillion is the Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending. During his 27 years with Citizens Bank, he has gained experience in many areas: teller, collections, Head of Indirect Lending, along with residential lending. However, for the bulk of his tenure, 20 years – in fact – Greg’s talents have been invested in commercial lending. This includes commercial construction, manufacturing equipment, cabin business, line of credit, credit cards, and term loans. Greg’s the person to see when it comes to your commercial lending needs. Give him a call today!
VP of Private Banking & Customer Service
Mary Wilson, Vice President of Private Banking and Customer Service, has more than 28 years of banking experience, all of which are with the Citizens Bank. Mary started in 1988 as a teller at the Main Office and was later transferred to Nelsonville to assist in opening the new location. She then returned to the Main Office as Staff Officer/Teller Supervisor. Her next step was into customer service where she developed a loyal following. In 2015, Mary was promoted to Vice President to oversee the customer service area and to develop private banking for the more astute clientele.
Mary takes great pleasure in assisting her customers’ journeys to achieve their financial goals, whether it’s the first account for a customer or a more involved retirement account.