December 30, 2021

Delaney Sexton
Contributing Editor

Coleman Movers & Shakers – Nathan Rogge, Kelly Trimble, and Cory VanBrocklin

Friendly Hills Bank Welcomes Nathan Rogge as President and CEO

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Rogge to the Friendly Hills team,” states Jeffrey Ball, Vice Chairman. “We have tremendous confidence in his ability to grow the Company while maintaining the high level of service and dedication to our communities that Friendly Hills Bank has become known for.”

Prior to coming to Friendly Hills Bank, Mr. Rogge was the President and CEO for 15 years at Bank of Southern California where he took a 2 branch, $40 million bank under a regulatory order and turned it into a $1.5 billion bank with 13 locations throughout Southern California. Before that, he was with First Republic Bank where he ran the Business Banking Group.

Mr. Rogge comments: “Friendly Hills has a reputation for being a “business-friendly” bank. I have worked in Southern California for most of my banking career, and I am excited to continue to grow this bank into the ‘bank of choice’ for businesses in Southern California. This is a great time to be in community banking. After the last few years, businesses realize they can count on community banks like Friendly Hills. I know we can continue to build a solid company that helps the communities we serve and provides value to our shareholders.”

Kelly Trimble Joins Republic Bank as Vice President and Relationship Manager

“I am thrilled to welcome Kelly to Republic Bank as she is a wonderful addition to our lending team,” says Steve McWilliams, Market President for Metro Philadelphia. “She has a deep knowledge of the industry and an innate knack for fostering meaningful connections with customers. We look forward to Kelly’s impact on the South Jersey market.”

Trimble has more than 15 years of experience in the banking industry, working at various financial institutions over the course of her career. Most recently, she served as Vice President and Relationship Manager at 1st Colonial Community Bank, where she played a critical role in commercial loan growth and mentoring business development officers. In 2021, Trimble was named to South Jersey Biz Magazine’s 20 Under 40 list.

Honor Bank Hires Cory VanBrocklin as Vice President of Commercial Lending

“We are excited to have Cory join Honor Bank. He brings tremendous experience to our already world-class team of commercial lenders. We value his strong commitment to the community, which dovetails perfectly with the bank’s culture,” says Honor Bank President, Norm Plumstead, in a news release.

VanBrocklin joins Honor Bank with over 20 years of banking experience in northern Michigan. In addition to his banking experience, VanBrocklin has been involved in community service initiatives over the years, particularly in the areas of community youth support and education, according to a news release.