Bank employee named First State market president
Blake Waters has been named market president for First State Bank and Trust in Basehor, 15506 Pinehurst Dr., and Piper, 10900 Parallel Pkwy., the bank announced. He most recently served as senior vice president/commercial loan officer for the bank.
He has served as vice chair of the board of directors of the United Way of Leavenworth County and has served as president, vice president and secretary for the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce and was treasurer of the steering committee for the 2010 Kansas Sampler Festival, to which Leavenworth County played host. He also is active in West Haven Baptist Church in Tonganoxie.