• Todd Hawkins
  • Mary Loyd
  • James Hobson
  • Heather Brayshaw

MOUNT VERNON — Vickie A. Sant, president of First-Knox National Bank announced the promotion of four associates. They are James W. Hobson, vice president commercial lending; Heather A. Brayshaw, assistant vice president human resources and branch administration; Mary A. Loyd, banking officer, trust and investments, and Todd M. Hawkins, banking officer, trust and investments.

Hobson joined First-Knox in 2006. He is a graduate of Greater Life Academy, Ohio Bankers League School of Banking, and Leadership Knox. He serves on the Fredericktown Village Council and is a member of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club. Hobson and his wife, Renee, reside in Fredericktown with their children, Tyler, Nathan and Anna.

Brayshaw joined First-Knox in 2002 as a management associate. She has served as customer service representative, manager at the Coshocton Avenue Office, and loan operations manager. She is a graduate of Danville High School, Ashland University, Leadership Knox, and Ohio Bankers League School of Banking. Her community involvement includes: Leadership Knox Steering Committee, treasurer for Danville Local Schools PTO, and a member of the Danville Church of Christ. She and her husband, Casey, reside in Howard with their daughters, Kyla and Katie.

Loyd began at First-Knox in 1996 as the brokerage services manager. She is a graduate of Danville High School, and serves on the board of New Hope Industries. Loyd and her husband, John, reside in Danville. They have two children.

Hawkins joined First-Knox in 2002, and serves as investment and trust portfolio manager. He is a licensed Certified Financial Planner. He is a graduate of Mount Vernon High School, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Leadership Knox. Hawkins serves on the board of Distinguished Young Women, is a volunteer cross country coach, and a team member for Relay for Life. He and his wife, Kelly, reside in Mount Vernon.



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