West Gate Bank Promotes Brock Shelton and Kristi Thornton

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West Gate Bank Promotes Brock Shelton and Kristi Thornton

The West Gate Bank® (westgate.bank) Board of Directors has elected Brock Shelton senior vice president, Business Banking Solutions and Kristi Thornton senior vice president, Omaha retail market manager.

Brock Shelton

Brock Shelton joined West Gate Bank as a teller in September of 2002. During his tenure with West Gate Bank, he has served as a new accounts representative, Consumer and Business banker and branch manager. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and brings nearly 20 years of banking experience to his new role as senior vice president, Business Banking Solutions. Shelton is responsible for leading the Business Banking Solutions team in Lincoln and Omaha, providing superior customer account service to business and consumer clients, as well as providing cash management solutions to business customers.

Shelton serves on the Board of Directors for the People’s City Mission and Friendship Home, both Lincoln-based non-profit organizations, as well as participating in a number of other community activities.

Brock Shelton is located at West Gate Bank® Center at 6003 Old Cheney Road in Lincoln and can be reached at (402) 323-8902 or bshelton@westgate.bank.

Kristi Thornton

Kristi Thornton joined West Gate Bank® in 2011 as an assistant branch manager at the Midtown location at 50th & O Street in Lincoln. In 2015, she was promoted to assistant vice president, branch manager at the Southridge location at 27th & Old Cheney Road in Lincoln. She transferred back to Midtown as branch manager later that year. In August, 2016, she was promoted to vice president, branch manager of the Midtown and Southridge locations. In that role, Thornton oversaw both branch locations, was responsible for the development and maintenance of business relationships with customers, and coached her staff to achieve customer service and sales goals. She brings 20 years of banking experience to her new role where she will lead the Omaha Retail team. Her responsibilities will include managing the Pacific Springs branch while coaching and mentoring the other Omaha branch managers and their teams.

Thornton is involved in various local organizations in Lincoln. She is a member of Business Networking International (BNI), Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, participates in Women in Sales & Business and is in the current Leadership Lincoln Fellows class.

Kristi Thornton will be located at West Gate Bank® Pacific Springs at 180th & Pacific in Omaha and can be reached at (402) 323-7250 or kthornton@westgate.bank.

 

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