Previously Featured Employees
With over 50 years in banking, Vera has spent 44 of those years at Security State Bank! Vera has lived in Wellington most of her life, where she raised her 2 children and now has been blessed with 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren which she is proud to say makes her life fuller. Vera says her favorite thing about Security State Bank is “The great group of people I have worked with and some of the best customers you could ask for!” Vera enjoys people, so working at the Security State Bank Drive-Thru and seeing customers every day is where she wants to be.
With over 21 years of banking experience, Laura Popplewell is our newest Loan Administrator assisting our Lenders with document preparation, information, and assisting customers. Laura’s experience makes her a valuable asset not only in the Lending Department, but you can also find her on the phone answering questions concerning online banking or even jumping in on the teller line to assist on those hectic days!
After moving away for a few years, Laura and her husband Zach, moved their family back home in 2000 to plant their roots in the community where they were born and raised. Laura says “The family-like atmosphere at Security State Bank and their involvement in the community make me proud to say I am a member of this team!” When Laura isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends!
Favorite Quote “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… it’s learning to dance in the rain”
Customer Service Representative
You may recognize Julie Aguilar as one of the first faces that greets you when you walk into Security State Bank or from her perched position on top of the bleachers at Sellers Park, with her infamous air horn cheering on her favorite team the Wellington Crusaders! With over 34 years of customer service, Julie takes that extra step for each of our customers. Whether it is helping our customers with their accounts, online banking, questions, or even offering to get a bag of popcorn for our customers on Fridays, Julie sets the bar high in customer service!
Julie says her favorite thing about Security State Bank is that “I love being a part of a team who is so community involved”. Outside of work, Julie teaches Awana’s at the First Baptist Church and enjoys spending time with her family and of course those cute grandchildren!
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