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First National Bank recently announced that Jay Jolliff has been promoted to vice-president and added to the trust committee of the bank.
Jolliff, a Patoka resident, has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services and banking industry. He began his career with First National Bank in November 2008 as an assistant vice-president/loan officer.
“Jay has all the qualities that it takes to be a community banker, and he is an asset to our First National Bank family,” said Ernie Chappel, president. "His promotion to vice-president by our board of directors is well deserved."
Jolliff has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and a master’s degree in business administration from Webster University.He has attended various educational programs, including the Community Banker’s Association of Illinois (CBAI) banker's school.
Jolliff has been involved in several activities throughout the community. He has served on the CBAI Education Committee for a year and was just recently invited to join the Kaskaskia College Foundation Board of Trustees.
“The past three and a half years have transgressed very rapidly, and I hope to build on the bank’s past success," Jolliff said. "It is a privilege working for a community bank that is committed to its customers, employees and the local community.”