First Southern National Bank

Eight Complete First Southern National Bank Emerging Leaders Program

(STANFORD, KY) - Eight First Southern National Bank Team Members recently successfully completed the bank’s Emerging Leaders Program – Sarah Adams, Keisha Brigance, Bryan Fuller, Alysia Glover, Rebecca Reeves, Jared Topmiller, Jason Tucker and Patrick Workman. 

“First Southern’s future is in good hands,” said Carla Carr, Vice President, Marketing and Retail Delivery for First Southern. “We’ve spent the last twelve months learning, studying and challenging one another while developing lasting relationships. What a privilege it has been to encourage and invest in such a fine group of leaders.”

First Southern National Bank’s Emerging Leaders Program is a twelve-month leadership program developed by the bank to grow and invest in team members who show exemplary leadership qualities. Participants are individually selected by members of the bank’s leadership team based on ability, potential and existing leadership qualities.

Through the year, Emerging Leaders are challenged to complete many tasks including team building activities, individual and group community projects, personal and professional goal setting all while studying leadership philosophies of various leaders inside and outside of the company. The program is led by Carla Carr, Vice President, Marketing and Retail Delivery of First Southern National Bank, with assistance from Major General Jerry D. Humble, Retired General, United States Marine Corps. It is designed to build leadership qualities and skills, along with encouraging future and current leaders to develop stronger relationships with one another.

The 2017 Emerging Leaders Class joins a growing number of First Southern Team Members who have benefited from this program. The eight graduates hold various positions at the bank:

  • Sarah Adams, Senior Loan Analyst (Fayette County – Lexington Branch)
  • Keisha Brigance, Loan and Business Development (Muhlenberg County – Greenville Branch)
  • Bryan Fuller, Loan and Business Development (Logan County – Russellville Bethel Branch)
  • Alysia Glover, Customer Service Representative/Branch Manager (Pulaski County – Somerset Branch)
  • Rebecca Reeves, Loan and Business Development (Warren County – Bowling Green Branch)
  • Jared Topmiller, Loan and Business Development (Muhlenberg County – Central City Branch)
  • Jason Tucker, Loan and Business Development (Wayne County – Monticello Downtown Branch)
  • Patrick Workman, Loan and Business Development (Fayette County – Lexington Branch)

2017 Emerging Leaders Group

From left to right: Alysia Glover, Keisha Brigance, Jared Topmiller, Sarah Adams, Jason Tucker, Rebecca Reeves, Patrick Workman and Bryan Fuller (not pictured)

First Southern National Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Southern Bancorp headquartered in Stanford, KY. First Southern has offices in Central and Western Kentucky including locations in Caldwell, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Lincoln, Logan, Madison, Muhlenberg, Pulaski, Wayne and Warren counties. First Southern believes in providing exceptional customer service and making fast, local decisions. For more information about First Southern National Bank, visit, or call 866-602-3762.