Recker heads Oak Creek bank branch

OAK CREEK Ken Recker, the new president of First National Bank of the Rockies in Oak Creek, brings 33 years of banking experience to his position.

Previously Recker was president of Bank Northwest in Steamboat Springs and president of Summit County Bank in Frisco.

At First National Bank of the Rockies, he is making personal lending services a priority.

First National Bank of the Rockies in Oak Creek provides full-service, personal banking.

Along with its new building, the bank now offers drive-up banking, safe deposit boxes, home mortgage loans and installment personal loans as well as a spectrum of other loans, including construction, lot, business, commercial, SBA, livestock and ranch operating and acreage loans.

AFLAC opens Steamboat office

American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus has opened a district office in Steamboat Springs.

The Steamboat Springs district office is managed by Jim Stimson, serving all of Routt County as well as Summit and Eagle counties.

Jim Stimson has lived in Steamboat Springs for three years and joined AFLAC from AT&T Media Services.

AFLAC is based in Columbus, Ga., and is licensed to do business in all 50 states and Japan.

The company is a leader for supplemental insurance, providing for more than 40 million people. Supplemental insurance is intended to supplement traditional health insurance by providing policy owners with cash to help them through the expense of accidents and illnesses.

AFLAC is ranked the number one insurance company by Forbes Global magazine.

“Our objective is to get closer to our policy owners, to ensure the best possible service to them,” said Larry Hass, regional sales coordinator in Grand Junction.

The local office can be reached at 879-9664.

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