Premier Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of the following employees:
Austin Putman has been promoted to Vice President, Director of Bank Operations. Putman was hired in 2009 as a network administrator. In 2015 he was promoted to Technology Officer, and again in 2019 as Director of Bank Operations. Putman’s primary responsibilities are to oversee the operations department, data processing, and information technology. Putman also manages the bank’s security programs.
Jerod Driscoll has been promoted to Vice President, Controller, Chief Risk Officer & Chief Information Security Officer. Driscoll was hired in 2006 as a staff accountant. In 2010 he was promoted to Controller. Driscoll’s primary responsibilities are managing accounting operations, analyzing financial data, and assisting with annual budgeting and financial audits. Additionally, Driscoll has taken on roles as Chief Risk Officer with managing enterprise risk framework, as well as Chief Information Security Officer.
Aubree S. Rehmke has been promoted to Vice President, Compliance Officer & Human Resources Manager. Rehmke was hired in 2008 as a personal banker. In 2009 she transitioned to a mortgage loan processing specialist position, and in 2012 became the bank’s compliance coordinator. In 2014 she was promoted to Compliance Officer & Human Resources Manager. Rehmke’s primary responsibilities include management of the bank’s regulatory compliance program and overseeing personnel functions for Premier Bank.