Firstar Bank Honors Top Tellers, Teller Supervisors and Sales Associates In Corporation; Nearly All Winners Hail From Ohio

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Firstar Bank

    CINCINNATI, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Firstar Bank is pleased to announce
 its top performing tellers and sales associates.  Employee scores from
 Firstar's year-long evaluation of customer service, accuracy and sales skills
 were used to determine the top 10 percent of the organization's overall
 performers among 5,700 tellers and teller supervisors and 1,800 sales
 associates.  As an expression of Firstar management's gratitude and
 appreciation, Firstar regional presidents and district managers have presented
 all of the winners with a commemorative crystal bud vase.
     The honor for the overall top teller, teller supervisor and sales
 associate was divided among Community Banking and Metropolitan Banking, thus
 enabling employees to compete for the award against comparable branches in all
 Firstar eastern markets with similar demographics and customer base.  The
 sales associate award was further divided among Traditional Branch and
 In-Store banking locations.
     Dianna Lewis of Firstar Bank's North Olmstead office in Cleveland's east
 district and Susan Lowe of Cincinnati's 5th & Sycamore office were
 respectively named as the top Metropolitan Firstar Bank teller and teller
 supervisor.  From the Cambridge, Ohio office Martha Swank was named as the top
 Community Bank teller.  Becky Crilow of Sugar Creek, Ohio office holds the top
 spot among Community Bank teller supervisors.
     Amy Abadeer of the Portsmouth Main office in Ohio was named as Firstar
 Bank's overall top sales associate.  Melissa Morgan of P&G Miami Valley, was
 named as the top traditional branch, Metropolitan Bank sales associate.
     Firstar tellers, supervisors and sales associates located in Ohio who were
 recognized in the top 10 percent include:
 
     Aurora
     Vicki Morgan from Firstar's office at Barington Heinnen's store in Aurora
 was recognized as one of the top company sales associates
 
     Berea
     Ann Hauser from Firstar's Berea office was recognized as one of the top
 teller supervisors within the company
 
     Botkins
     Darlene Kaeck from Firstar's Botkins office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation
 
     Butler
     Beverly Sizemore from Firstar's Oxford office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation
     Jennifer Ostendorf from Firstar's Monroe office was recognized as one of
 the top teller supervisors within the company
 
     Cambridge
     Martha Swank of Firstar's Cambridge office was named as the top Community
 Bank teller at Firstar
 
     Cedarville
     Sheila Lavelle of Firstar's Cedarville office was recognized as one of the
 top teller supervisors within the company
 
     Cleveland
     Dianna Lewis of Firstar Bank's North Olmstead office in Cleveland's east
 district was named the top Firstar Metro teller
     Pamela Yuko from Firstar's Wilson Mills office was recognized as one of
 the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Cincinnati
     Karen Haverbush from Firstar's P & G Downtown office was recognized as one
 of the company's top teller supervisors
     Susan Lowe of Firstar's Cincinnati's 5th & Sycamore office was recognized
 as the top teller supervisor at Firstar
 
     Columbus
     Mary Carney from Firstar's Westerville office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation
 
     Dayton
     Virginia Pierson from Firstar's West Carrollton office was recognized as
 one of the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Farmersville
     Dee Ann Taylor from Firstar's Farmersville office was recognized as one of
 the top tellers within the corporation
     Kimberly Steward from Firstar's Farmersville office
 
     Hamilton
     Sarah Lonon from Firstar's office at the Hamilton Meijer store was
 recognized as one of the top sales company associates
 
     Hinckley
     Stephanie Katona from Firstar's Bennetts Corners office was recognized as
 one of the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Miamitown
     Linda Greer from Firstar's Miamitown office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation.
 
     Minster
     Molly Baumer from Firstar's Minster office recognized as one of the top
 teller supervisors within the company
 
     Oak Harbor
     Kathryn Dusseau from Firstar's Oak Harbor office was recognized as one of
 the top teller supervisors in the company
 
     Portsmouth
     Amy Abadeer of the Portsmouth Main office in Ohio was named as Firstar
 Bank's overall top sales associate
 
     Ravenna
     Rebecca Ravis from Firstar's office in the Giant Eagle store in Ravenna
 was recognized as a top company sales associate
 
     Ross
     Melissa Morgan of Firstar's P&G Miami Valley office, was named as the
 company's top traditional branch, Metropolitan Bank sales associate.
 
     Sugar Creek
     Sue Ann Lint from Firstar's Sugar Creek office was recognized as one of
 the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Becky Crilow of Sugar Creek, Ohio office holds the top spot among
 Community Bank teller supervisors at Firstar
 
     Yorkville
     Nannette Doolin from Firstar's Yorkville office was recognized as one of
 the top teller supervisors within the company
 
     Firstar is a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:   USB).
 With assets in excess of $160 billion, U.S. Bancorp is the 8th largest
 financial services holding company in the United States.  The company operates
 2,242 banking offices and 5,208 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of
 banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment
 services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.  U.S. Bancorp is
 the parent company of Firstar Banks and U.S. Bank.  Visit U.S. Bancorp on the
 web at http://www.usbank.com and Firstar Bank at http://www.firstar.com
 
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SOURCE Firstar Bank
    CINCINNATI, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Firstar Bank is pleased to announce
 its top performing tellers and sales associates.  Employee scores from
 Firstar's year-long evaluation of customer service, accuracy and sales skills
 were used to determine the top 10 percent of the organization's overall
 performers among 5,700 tellers and teller supervisors and 1,800 sales
 associates.  As an expression of Firstar management's gratitude and
 appreciation, Firstar regional presidents and district managers have presented
 all of the winners with a commemorative crystal bud vase.
     The honor for the overall top teller, teller supervisor and sales
 associate was divided among Community Banking and Metropolitan Banking, thus
 enabling employees to compete for the award against comparable branches in all
 Firstar eastern markets with similar demographics and customer base.  The
 sales associate award was further divided among Traditional Branch and
 In-Store banking locations.
     Dianna Lewis of Firstar Bank's North Olmstead office in Cleveland's east
 district and Susan Lowe of Cincinnati's 5th & Sycamore office were
 respectively named as the top Metropolitan Firstar Bank teller and teller
 supervisor.  From the Cambridge, Ohio office Martha Swank was named as the top
 Community Bank teller.  Becky Crilow of Sugar Creek, Ohio office holds the top
 spot among Community Bank teller supervisors.
     Amy Abadeer of the Portsmouth Main office in Ohio was named as Firstar
 Bank's overall top sales associate.  Melissa Morgan of P&G Miami Valley, was
 named as the top traditional branch, Metropolitan Bank sales associate.
     Firstar tellers, supervisors and sales associates located in Ohio who were
 recognized in the top 10 percent include:
 
     Aurora
     Vicki Morgan from Firstar's office at Barington Heinnen's store in Aurora
 was recognized as one of the top company sales associates
 
     Berea
     Ann Hauser from Firstar's Berea office was recognized as one of the top
 teller supervisors within the company
 
     Botkins
     Darlene Kaeck from Firstar's Botkins office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation
 
     Butler
     Beverly Sizemore from Firstar's Oxford office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation
     Jennifer Ostendorf from Firstar's Monroe office was recognized as one of
 the top teller supervisors within the company
 
     Cambridge
     Martha Swank of Firstar's Cambridge office was named as the top Community
 Bank teller at Firstar
 
     Cedarville
     Sheila Lavelle of Firstar's Cedarville office was recognized as one of the
 top teller supervisors within the company
 
     Cleveland
     Dianna Lewis of Firstar Bank's North Olmstead office in Cleveland's east
 district was named the top Firstar Metro teller
     Pamela Yuko from Firstar's Wilson Mills office was recognized as one of
 the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Cincinnati
     Karen Haverbush from Firstar's P & G Downtown office was recognized as one
 of the company's top teller supervisors
     Susan Lowe of Firstar's Cincinnati's 5th & Sycamore office was recognized
 as the top teller supervisor at Firstar
 
     Columbus
     Mary Carney from Firstar's Westerville office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation
 
     Dayton
     Virginia Pierson from Firstar's West Carrollton office was recognized as
 one of the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Farmersville
     Dee Ann Taylor from Firstar's Farmersville office was recognized as one of
 the top tellers within the corporation
     Kimberly Steward from Firstar's Farmersville office
 
     Hamilton
     Sarah Lonon from Firstar's office at the Hamilton Meijer store was
 recognized as one of the top sales company associates
 
     Hinckley
     Stephanie Katona from Firstar's Bennetts Corners office was recognized as
 one of the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Miamitown
     Linda Greer from Firstar's Miamitown office was recognized as one of the
 top tellers within the corporation.
 
     Minster
     Molly Baumer from Firstar's Minster office recognized as one of the top
 teller supervisors within the company
 
     Oak Harbor
     Kathryn Dusseau from Firstar's Oak Harbor office was recognized as one of
 the top teller supervisors in the company
 
     Portsmouth
     Amy Abadeer of the Portsmouth Main office in Ohio was named as Firstar
 Bank's overall top sales associate
 
     Ravenna
     Rebecca Ravis from Firstar's office in the Giant Eagle store in Ravenna
 was recognized as a top company sales associate
 
     Ross
     Melissa Morgan of Firstar's P&G Miami Valley office, was named as the
 company's top traditional branch, Metropolitan Bank sales associate.
 
     Sugar Creek
     Sue Ann Lint from Firstar's Sugar Creek office was recognized as one of
 the top tellers within the corporation
 
     Becky Crilow of Sugar Creek, Ohio office holds the top spot among
 Community Bank teller supervisors at Firstar
 
     Yorkville
     Nannette Doolin from Firstar's Yorkville office was recognized as one of
 the top teller supervisors within the company
 
     Firstar is a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:   USB).
 With assets in excess of $160 billion, U.S. Bancorp is the 8th largest
 financial services holding company in the United States.  The company operates
 2,242 banking offices and 5,208 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of
 banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment
 services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.  U.S. Bancorp is
 the parent company of Firstar Banks and U.S. Bank.  Visit U.S. Bancorp on the
 web at http://www.usbank.com and Firstar Bank at http://www.firstar.com
 
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