Renee Price ARKANSAS CITY, KAN. (November 18, 2016) – Eric Kurtz, Chief Executive Officer, recently announced the election of Renee Price to the Board of Directors of Union State Bank. “Renee is a highly respected small business owner who is extremely active within the Ark City and Winfield Communities. We feel fortunate to have Renee join our board at a point in time in which our organization is experiencing continued solid growth,” said Kurtz.

Renee was born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma. She attended the University of Oklahoma and OU Health Sciences Center, where she earned her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree and met her husband Dared. Renee and Dared then briefly resided in Enid, Oklahoma and worked for a local pharmacy before having the opportunity to purchase Graves Drug Stores in Winfield and Arkansas City in 2010. Renee and Dared reside in Winfield and have three sons, Landon, Preston, and Greyson. Renee serves as the Chairman of the Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce, is on the Cowley First Advisory Board, the Young Professionals of Cowley County Board, and Mosaic's Partners in Possibilities Team. She is also a member of Soroptimist International of Arkansas City and Arkansas City Rotary.

“I am very excited to join Union State Bank’s Board of Directors,” said Renee. “My husband and I have been a customer of USB since we moved to Winfield in 2010. I am really looking forward to learning about the banking industry and providing my insight to the team at Union State.”

Bill Docking, Chairman of the Board added, “Renee brings unique experience, expertise and perspective to USB’s Board of Directors. While she lives in Winfield, Renee is deeply committed to public service in both communities. Renee will be very helpful in connecting USB with the new generation of community leaders. We are delighted she has joined USB’s Board!”

About Union State Bank

Founded in 1908, Union State Bank has $300 million in total assets and nine full-service banking locations serving the communities of Arkansas City, Udall, Winfield, and Wichita. The bank also operates a loan production office in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Union State Bank offers a full range of electronic, deposit and investment management services, as well as business and agriculture, commercial real estate, construction, mortgage, residential, and consumer loans.