Category Archives for Personal


Pedal to the Metal – Face in the Sun

Core Bank: Face in the Sun

By Gita Smith, Senior Administration Officer, Core Bank “OK Gita, its 6:30 p.m. Pack it up and go home.” I look up from my computer screen to see our Market President, Jason Moxness, standing in my office doorway. “I will,” I respond smiling, knowing it will be another hour before I feel that I’m in […]


Do you have Socks Appeal?

By Jason Moxness, Market President, Core Bank Last summer, I wrote a blog about my personal Revolution (or maybe Evolution) about my battle with every banker’s strangling nemesis – the classic neck tie! I’m happy to report that I’m now 183 days free from the bondage of that piece of silk that has defined our […]


Paula Lay: Why I am working at Core Bank

Core Bank: So Much More than a Bank

By Paula Lay, SBA Senior Servicing Specialist, Core Bank Last September I was contemplating my career. After working a year as a credit analyst at a wonderful $40 million bank in my home town, I was restless. I craved professional development. I wanted to learn more, and although I did not know what “more” was, […]


A Simple Act of Kindness

Core Bank: Random Act of Kindness

By Bridget Clark, SBA Credit Manager, Core Bank It was a cold dark night, and I was driving like a crazy woman to get my nervous 9 year old to his first ever wrestling practice. (I wasn’t sure if he was nervous because of my driving or his first practice, but that is for a […]