Archive for Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Neighbor: Debbie Krivjansky

Debbie Krivjansky

Debbie Krivjansky

September 23, 2009

Occupation: vice president, First State Bank and Trust.

Family: Husband, Joe; and daughters, Rachel and Elizabeth.

Place of birth: Lawrence

Q: When did you move to Tonganoxie, and what brought you here?

A: I have lived in Tonganoxie most of my life and graduated from THS, as did my grandfather and my parents.

Q: What's the biggest risk you've ever taken?

A: Leaving my job at the National Collegiate Athletic Association after 12 1/2 years when it moved to Indianapolis. It worked out well — I'm now at First State Bank & Trust.

Q: What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

A: Always work hard and treat others with respect.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I enjoy listening to opera (I saw Luciano Pavarotti in concert), I like to sleep late on weekends and I got John Thompson (the former Georgetown University basketball coach) out of practice and had George Steinbrenner (owner of the Yankees) hang up on my phone call two times — but I called back until he would talk to me!

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: I am still figuring that out.

Q: What's your ideal vacation spot?

A: The beach/ocean.

Favorite things

Song: The song from Grease "We Go Together"

Color: I have two favorites — blue and green.

Food: Anything Mexican .


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