Guaranty Bank is pleased to announce that Will Cologna, Ryan Kelly and Ryan Bowling, all members of the bank’s Marketing Department, recently earned promotions.
Cologna, Vice President of Product Solutions since 2012, will take over as Director of Operations and Facilities following the recent retirement of Teresa Blair. He has more than 20 years of banking experience, having also served as a branch manager, BSA Coordinator and Deposit Services Officer for Guaranty Bank, Commercial Federal Bank and Empire Bank. Cologna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Drury University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Missouri State University. He is a member of the current Banking Leadership Missouri class from the Missouri Bankers Association and was recently a finalist for the 2018 Young Bankers Leadership Award.
Ryan Kelly will assume Cologna’s former position as the bank’s new Product Solutions Specialist. Kelly joined Guaranty Bank in 2016 as a Marketing Research and Sales Support Analyst. He has worked previously as a Loan Risk Analyst for Central Bancompany and in retail banking positions for Regions Bank. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from Missouri State University and a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Management, also from Missouri State.
Ryan Bowling, who joined Guaranty Bank in 2014 as an Online Marketing Specialist, was also promoted to Assistant Vice President and Digital Marketing Specialist. In July, Bowling was awarded the Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association. He is one of approximately 300 bank marketing professionals across the nation to earn the CFMP. Bowling holds Bachelor of Arts degrees from Drury University in Journalism and Writing.