Starion Bank has promoted its Chief Financial Officer and several employees in the financial and loan operations departments. Starion has always believed in the importance of training and developing employees internally, recognizing that it actively improves the strength and sustainability of the bank.
Rick Geloff was promoted to Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer (CFO/COO). Starion Bank originally promoted Geloff to CFO in March 2020. As the bank’s lead financial executive, Geloff oversees all financial operations for the bank and its holding company. He also serves on the bank’s Executive Committee, which is responsible for initiating key actions within the organization, reviewing financial data and setting major project priorities.
In his new role as CFO/COO, Geloff is also responsible for the overall administration of the bank’s technology, deposit operations and operations teams. He provides vision and insight into the development of the business strategy for the operation and technology of the bank, demonstrates leadership and expertise for technology initiatives and assists in attaining established operational goals.
Geloff first joined Starion in 2013 as a credit analyst. He also served as Business Banking Officer and Special Assets Officer and was promoted to Financial Reporting Manager/VP in 2018. In 2019, he was promoted to Controller. Geloff is a certified public accountant.
Liz Holmstrom was promoted to Controller, SVP. Holmstrom joined Starion in 2015 as a Financial Analyst III. Since then, she has been promoted to Senior Financial Analyst in 2018, Controller, AVP in 2020, and Controller/Cashier, AVP in 2021.
Keri Kluck was promoted to Loan Operations Manager, VP. Kluck joined Starion in 2015 as Operations, AVP. In 2016, she became Business Analyst III and was promoted to Senior Business Analyst 2022. In her new role, she will oversee Commercial Loan Operations, Retail Loan Operations, and Mortgage Loan Operations.
Laken Moore was promoted to Financial Reporting Manager. Moore joined Starion in 2012 as an Accounting Specialist II. Since transferring to Finance in 2014, she has moved through the ranks as Finance Specialist I and II, and Financial Analyst I and II. In her new role, Moore will oversee the Finance Specialists and Treasury Analyst.