Springs Valley Bank & Trust announces promotions

Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company announced several promotions recently.

Kim Seger was promoted to assistant vice president and mortgage loan officer. 

For more than 10 years, Kim has been lending to members of the local community for auto and home purchases.  

Kim is a 1985 graduate of Jasper High School. She and her husband Mark reside in Dubois County. They have two daughters, Charlene Durcholz (husband Patrick Durcholz) and Brittany Friedman (husband Wade Friedman) and one granddaughter Evelyn Durcholz. 

She is an active member of the St. Isadore Catholic Parish, St Celestine Grace Co-op, Jasper Kiwanis Club, and The Celestine Community Club.  In her spare time, Kim enjoys spending time with family and the family dog Zoey, cooking and sewing.  

“It’s very rewarding to help the local community to achieve the American dream of home ownership and it’s very gratifying to help clients save money by refinancing the home they already own,” said Kim. 

“Kim has a genuine interest in seeing her clients succeed,” said Craig Buse, SEVP & Chief Lending Officer. “She goes into detail to make for sure to come up with the right solution for the people she works with.  She’s definitely deserving of this promotion.”

The company promoted Natalie Smith to assistant vice president and mortgage loan officer. 

Natalie joined Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company in the Spring of 2019, after six years at Daviess County Economic Development as Project Manager. She has worked with numerous clients within the Daviess County and surrounding area to facilitate dreams of purchasing a new home, refinancing customer’s existing loans and manages construction loans for residential customers. She is the daughter of Dale and Vera Shake of Cumback, Indiana. She and her husband, Judge Gregory Smith, reside in Daviess County. Natalie and Greg have raised three sons, Brandon, Justin, and Sheldon.

Natalie is actively involved in community activities and serves her community on several boards.  Natalie serves on the Westgate@Crane Authority Board of Directors for the last 7 years, holding the office of Secretary and Chairperson of their governance committee, the Daviess County Visitors Bureau for the last 6 years.  She also serves on the Daviess County Alcohol and Tobacco Commission. She is a founding member and treasurer for the Washington Community Concert Series and a board member for the Friends of Washington Carnegie Library. Natalie is a member of Our Lady of Hope Church in Washington, Indiana.

“I feel very honored to be recognized as Assistant Vice President & Mortgage Loan Officer for Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company,” said Natalie. “The Bank has afforded me every opportunity to expand my banking knowledge and working with the public has always been a passion of mine.  I couldn’t work with a better support staff; we get things done for our customers as quickly as we can!”

“Natalie is a top performing lender with Springs Valley Bank & Trust,” said Craig Buse, SEVP & Chief Lending Officer. “She is committed to serving the Daviess County Market at a high level.  I’m so happy that she has been recognized for her hard work and commitment to the communities she serves.”

Mallory Wendholt was promoted to assistant vice president and marketing specialist. 

Mallory began her career at Springs Valley in 2015 as the HR & Marketing Specialist.  She transitioned into her Marketing focused role in 2019.  

“I am honored to be a part of a community bank who puts dedication into developing, growing, and recognizing their employees, while keeping focus on the needs of our local communities,” said Mallory.  

Mallory graduated from Southridge High School and the University of Southern Indiana.  She and her husband Brent reside in St. Anthony with their two kids, Brynlee (9) and Jase (6).  Mallory is the Secretary and Board Member for the Tri-County YMCA, the Treasurer and Board Member for Forest Park Youth Sports, a member of the YMI Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of Divine Mercy Parish.  Her hobbies include camping, spending time with family, and watching her kiddos participate in their activities. 

“Mallory, as Springs Valley’s Marketing Specialist, has played an integral part in the enhancement of Springs Valley’s brand,” stated Dianna B. Land, SEVP & Human Resources & Marketing Manager. “We are thrilled to reward her hard work with the promotion to Assistant Vice President.”

Tina Martin was promoted to assistant vice president in addition to her current role as financial advisory group operations manager.

Tina joined Springs Valley in 2013 as a trust operations Specialist. She was promoted to client advisor in 2018 and transitioned into her current role later that year. 

“Springs Valley Bank & Trust has given me opportunities to advance in my career while utilizing the skills and interests that I am passionate about,” said Tina. “Springs Valley allows me education opportunities in the fields of fiduciary services and management so that I can enhance my skills to better serve our clients.  I am fortunate to work with a team of individuals who are passionate about their work and enhancing the financial quality of life for our clients.” 

Tina is a graduate of Heritage Hills High School and the University of Southern Indiana.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a minor in economics.  She has held the designation as an Accredited Trust Operations Professional (ATOP) since 2015. 

Tina and her husband, Kevin, reside in Dubois County.  They have three children:  Christian Motteler, Cheyanne Motteler, and Calista Martin.  Tina is a 2018 graduate of the Dubois County Leadership Academy and currently serves as a CASA for Dubois County.  Tina enjoys traveling in her free time.

“We are lucky to have Tina working at Springs Valley,” said Martin Kaiser, SEVP & Financial Advisory Group Manager. “She has a passion for financial knowledge and improving the financial lives of our customers.”