Mr. Harris began the formation of RelianzBank when he left his previous employer in August of 2004 to begin the process of completing the necessary regulatory paperwork to receive a bank charter and federal deposit insurance coverage. Approval was obtained for a state bank charter in May of 2005 with FDIC approval coming in July of 2005.
Mr. Harris is a twenty year commercial banker in the Wichita community, starting his banking career in March of 1986 with Bank of Mid-America (acquired by Bank IV in 1988). Over the years, Mr. Harris has served in many positions with local commercial banks in the areas of consumer lending, branch management, commercial lending, institutional banking and commercial real estate lending. He has held the position of manager over the commercial real estate lending departments for Bank of America and Railroad Savings Bank (Commercial Federal Bank) in addition to serving in Senior Vice President/Commercial Client Manager roles with Bank of America and Commerce Bank in Wichita. A majority of Mr. Harris' lending expertise is in the area of commercial real estate finance.
Mr. Harris is a 1980 Maize High School graduate and a thirty year resident of West Wichita. Mr. Harris is a 1985 graduate of Kansas State University receiving a B.S. Degree in Agriculture Economics. Mr. Harris is a graduate of the American Bankers Association - Commercial Lending School at the University of Oklahoma receiving a commercial lending degree in 1990 and is also a graduate of the America Bankers Association - Commercial Lending Graduate School at the University of Oklahoma receiving a commercial lending graduate degree in 1993 (with honors). He is also a past instructor for the American Institute of Banking (AIB) teaching such classes as Money & Banking, Economics and Principles of Banking.
Mr. Harris currently serves as a board member for the Wichita Area Outlook Team (WAOT) sponsored by the Center for Economic Development and Research at Wichita State University. The WAOT group is responsible for addressing and researching various economic factors which impact the Wichita community.
Ms. Quiggle came to RelianzBank accepting the position of Teller Supervisor and Personal Banker. Ms. Quiggle has helped to establish teller policies and procedures and set up teller daily operations. Ms. Quiggle is currently supporting the lending department of the bank in the areas of documentation and compliance.
Ms. Quiggle brings to RelianzBank 11 years of banking experience. She began with Bank IV in 1994 as a part time teller. Ms. Quiggle has since served in many banking capacities such as Certified Teller, Vault Teller, Teller Supervisor and Personal Banker.
Ms. Quiggle's knowledge of day to day banking operations helps to build personal relationships and establish customer satisfaction. Her energy and enthusiasm are appreciated by customers and employees alike. Her organizational skills ensure accurate and excellent customer service for RelianzBank.