Scott Czarniak Joins First National 1870 as Regional President in New Mexico

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First National 1870 is pleased to announce Scott Czarniak has joined the organization as Regional President for Northern New Mexico. In this role he is responsible for community outreach and the management and growth of the Bank in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Los Alamos.

"Scott has an extensive background in banking and accounting, a strong ability to lead people and organizations, and a proven record of delivering results for bank clients," commented Mollie Carter, CEO of the Bank. "In our organization, we are committed to creating possibility in the lives we touch, and Scott carries this same commitment to his clients, his associates, and his community."

Headshot of Scott Czarniak, Regional President for Northern New MexicoCzarniak brings over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry and stands by a team approach to client service. Most recently, he has concentrated on serving mid-sized companies by building an extensive understanding of their needs and developing solutions through the right mix of financial products. He has long been an integral part of the community and has served on numerous boards, including current seats on the boards of the Children's Cancer Fund of NM and WESST, Business Incubator and Micro Lender.

"First National 1870's focus on their customers, combined with their commitment to technology and building on their deep roots in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Los Alamos, are perfectly aligned with my own desires to best serve clients and my home state," said Czarniak. "There is a lot of opportunity to help businesses and our community grow, and we will contribute to making New Mexico an epicenter of economic development. The resources and philosophy of First National 1870 will help advance this growth and I'm excited to be part of it."

About Us

Sunflower Bank, First National 1870, and Guardian Mortgage have come together to elevate the community banking experience by providing relationship focused financial solutions to meet personal, business and wealth management objectives. With 60 banking locations, over $4 billion in assets, and headquarters in Denver, CO, we operate as Sunflower Bank in Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri and First National 1870 in New Mexico and Texas. Guardian Mortgage is our dedicated home mortgage provider serving our entire banking footprint and additional geographies. First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage are divisions of Sunflower Bank, N.A.