Farmers State Bank announces new marketing team

Farmers State Bank has announced the appointment of a new marketing team, including a vice president of marketing, a digital marketing specialist and an event and marketing coordinator.

Cassandra Kotek is the new vice president of marketing at FSB. Ms. Kotek previously served as FSB’s marketing specialist before relocating to Des Moines in 2016. There, she worked as the marketing director for McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC, then as director of marketing for the Technology Association of Iowa. 

She returned to FSB in 2022 as vice president of marketing. She serves on the Marion Chamber board of directors, Xavier Alumni Association board of directors and the American Heart Association Executive Leadership Committee.

Hunter Collachia is FSB’s digital marketing specialist. Mr. Collachia holds a degree in business administration and marketing, with a minor in communications, from Coe College in Cedar Rapids. 

Mackenzie Carpe is the event and marketing coordinator for FSB. Before accepting her role at FSB in 2022, Ms. Carpe worked as a talent marketing specialist for Robert Half International and completed several marketing projects and internships within the Marion community. She serves on several local event committees and is the FSB Employee Events Committee Chair. She is also an upcoming graduate of the 2023 class of Marion Leadership in Action.

FSB has seven locations, including its main facility in Marion and offices at Collins Road Square, Edgewood Plaza Mall, Van Buren Village, Hiawatha, Alburnett and Tiffin.