SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Southern Bank in Columbia, Mo. is now open for business. The new full-service banking center is located at 3200 South Providence Road, and serves customers six days a week. The new facility features a full-service lobby, safe deposit boxes, teller area, drive-thru lanes and drive-up ATM.
"We are excited to expand our network of banking centers to Columbia and look forward to being a helpful and active member of the community," said President and CEO Joseph W. Turner. "We have assembled a team of experienced bankers who understand the needs of this market. Customers can expect great service, a comprehensive line of competitive products, and an engaged community partner."
To lead the banking center, the Company has hired local 11-year banking veteran, Lisa Fredette, who is an active member of the community. She's involved with the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Women's Network of Columbia, Partners in Education and is a member of the VFW. She is also involved with the Show-Me State Games, Jaycee's, the local food bank and Habitat for Humanity.
Grand opening festivities are planned for the weekend of May 1, including a ribbon cutting ceremony with the chamber of commerce, and a cookout for the community on Saturday, May 2. In celebration of the event, Great Southern Bank will be presenting a gift to a local non-profit organization and is offering several account specials for new customers.
Great Southern Bank operates 109 offices in eight states in the Midwest; Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Minnesota. With $4.1 billion in total assets and a mission to build winning relationships with its customers, associates, shareholders and communities, Great Southern is headquartered in Springfield, Mo. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. is a public company and its common stock (ticker: GSBC) is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select stock exchange.
SOURCE Great Southern Bank