Hartsell named relationship manager at KS Bank

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Jennifer "Jenny" Hartsell has joined KS Bank as the relationship manager in the Wilson retail office.  She is responsible for developing and managing banking relationships with KS Bank customers in the Wilson market area as well as managing the day-to-day operations of branch personnel and profitability.

Hartsell has experience in the financial industry as a branch manager and as a fair lending reviewer for commercial loans.  As branch manager, she managed the branch functions as well as branch personnel in addition to assisting customers with consumer, commercial and agricultural loans.

She graduated from Welch College in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in business administration and from Liberty University in 2009 with a master's of business administration. Hartsell is a native of Wilson and graduated from Hunt High School.  

She is married to Keith Hartsell, service manager at Firestone Complete Auto Care, and they have two boys ages 8 years old and 9 months old.  The family attends Peace Church and Hartsell are members of the worship team as well as a part of the team that helps with the coffeehouse. 

"I love to spend time with my family, sew and to be involved in anything helping others," Hartsell said. " I am excited to be back working in Wilson and to have the opportunity to give Wilson residents the best financial options and customer service!"

"It is with a great deal of pleasure that we announce Jenny as a part of the KS Bank team," said President and CEO Harold Keen. "She knows the Wilson market and will be a great asset to our continued commitment to be the best community bank in North Carolina!"

KS Bank, chartered in 1924 in Kenly, is a full-service community bank with nine retail offices in Johnston, Wake, Wayne and Wilson counties.  A mortgage lending office is located in Greenville.