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Fogt Named Leader in Banking Excellence

Mark S. Fogt, president and CEO of Garrett State Bank, is being honored by the Indiana Bankers Association with the IBA Leaders in Banking Excellence award, to be presented on Aug. 16 at the IBA Annual Convention in French Lick. This award celebrates exceptional leaders who have positively impacted Indiana banks and communities. Six other members of the Indiana banking community are being inducted into the class of 2021 leaders.

Celebrating 125 Years

The Garrett State Bank and the City of Garrett were named after John Work Garrett. John's father Robert Garrett had become a successful merchant and shipper in Baltimore and had extensive interests throughout the East. He stepped in to assist the financially embarrassed Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in several ways. Bonds were sold to finance the extension to Wheeling WV and his firm assisted in making various management decisions. Robert Garrett's sons, Henry and John W. Garrett became members of the Board of Directors of the railroad.

Kayla Konger Named 2018 Rising Star in Banking

Minneapolis, June 26, 2018 — Kayla Konger, vice president and senior retail officer for The Garrett State Bank, Garrett, Ind., has been named a 2018 Rising Star in Banking by NorthWestern Financial Review/BankBeat magazine. United Bankers’ Bank, Bloomington, Minn., partners with NorthWestern Financial Review/BankBeat as sponsor of the program designed to recognize banking industry up-and-comers.



125 Years Anniversary - Garrett State Bank

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