“We’re happy to have Tom on board at our Telluride and Mountain Village banking centers. His leadership skills, relaxed and friendly nature, and extensive knowledge are a great combination for our team of bankers and the service we deliver to our customers,” stated David Wright, market president of the San Juan Range.
A fourth generation banker, Kennedy grew up in Iowa, where his family owns and operates a local bank. He began his banking career there as a teller, and after earning a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of South Dakota, became a bank examiner for the State of Wyoming. His experience includes positions with banks in Iowa, Denver, Breckenridge, Ridgway, and Telluride. Having worked in the area for 15 years, Kennedy has built valuable knowledge to help advise both local and out-of-town clients about the local market.
A resident of Mountain Village, Kennedy also applies his financial expertise by serving in various community positions such as his past position as a board member of the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association. He tutors for the community’s One to One Mentoring program, and serves as a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
American National Bank is a member of the Sturm Financial Group, consisting of 37 community banks located in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, and Missouri, 15 of which are located in the western region of Colorado.