Duane Bussey, CEO of San Luis Valley Federal Bank is pleased to announce that Denise Heersink has joined the bank’s management team and will handle mortgage and consumer lending at the bank’s Monte Vista office, and will soon handle Branch Manager responsibilities there. Denise most recently worked for RG Bank as their Chief Lending Officer. She is a Valley native and grew up in Monte Vista and graduated from Monte Vista High School. She is also a graduate of the Colorado School of Banking.
“We’re excited to have Denise join our leadership team at the bank. She brings a wealth of lending experience and knows the Monte Vista community so well, said Bussey. She’s been involved in a wide variety of community activities and is respected and well known across the Valley.”
Denise is looking forward to working with the bank’s leadership team to continue the high level of service the bank’s members deserve. “I am excited to be a part of such a stellar financial institution and look forward to working with the San Luis Valley Community and helping them with their financial needs,” said Heersink.
She has been involved with the community in a variety of ways including service on boards such as the Monte Vista Chamber of Commerce, The Vali Theatre Restoration Board and the Alamosa Economic Development Board.