Staff

Kelly Givens

President/CEO

Favorite quote/saying: So toss away stuff you don't need in the end, but keep what's important and know who's your friend.

Favorite food: Spicy anything

Favorite activity: Running, Netflix marathons, and phish shows!

Fun Fact: I love to travel, especially for phish!

Bio: I am raising chickens!  I love dark chocolate, and sunshine!

 

Helen Stallard

Vice President of Lending

Favorite quote/saying: Nope.  Ok, great! Are you kidding me?

Favorite food: Starbucks, Taco Bell, Chik-fil-a, Salad

Favorite activity: Spending time with my granddaughter, Cabela Lane and my children Ashlie, Ross, and Amber.

Fun Fact: I love to shoot guns!

Bio: I've been with FedStar on and off since 1993.  I enjoy my job as loan officer and making peoples dreams and wishes come true.

Emily Bryant

Branch Manager/Loan Officer

Favorite quote/saying: Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

Favorite food: Any type of pasta

Favorite Activity: Going on roadtrips!

Fun Fact: I'm scared of vacuum cleaners.

Bio: I love god, family and friends.  Traveling is my thing and I spend most of my down time playing with my dogs.

Erin Campbell

Member Service Representative

Favorite quote/saying: Paddle faster, I hear banjo music

Favorite food: Mexican

Favorite activity: Kayaking, fishing, camping, softball

Fun fact: I am also a bartender.

Bio: I am 27  years old & have lived in Salem all my life. I graduated from Glenvar and I love spending time with family. I have a beagle and a great dane.

Kealin Beckner

Collections Officer

Favorite quote/saying: When you love what you have, you have everything you need.

Favorite food:  Greek salad from Joe's deli

Favorite activity: shopping, spending time with family

Fun fact: Fall is my favorite time of the year.

Bio: I was born and raised in Salem.  I married my high school sweetheart, Aaron and we have a beautiful daughter, Ryleigh.

Josh Harris

Member Service Representative

Favorite quote/saying: We all began with the similar skin.

Favorite food:  sandwiches of the large variety

Favorite activity: Kayaking, guitar, swimming

Fun fact: I've had lunch with Gene Simmons, (seriously).

Bio: Born and raised in Salem, very happy to be a part of the FedStar family

Casey Lafon

Marketing Manager

Favorite quote/saying: No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Favorite food: Boston zone from mac & bobs.

Favorite activity: traveling, shopping, seeing live music.

Fun Fact: I own a screen printing business and am beginning my journey in becoming a professional wedding planner.

Bio: I grew up in Salem, and plan to live here the rest of my life.  I enjoy spending time with my fiance, and my dog, molly.  I also enjoy traveling and listening to Phish.

Jamie Priest

Branch Manager/Loan Officer

Favorite quote/saying: Only I can change my life, no one can do it for me-Carol Burnett

Favorite food: Chinese and Japanese

Favorite activity: family time

Fun fact: I started riding horses when I was 12 years old.  I would lead trail rides during the summer for the dare camps.  When I was 14 I started to get into hunter jumping show class.  My horse Mia was amazing.  There is no feeling like riding a horse.

Bio: I am a graduate of Longwood University with a major in history.  I have been married to my husband Sean for 6 years.  We have two beautiful kids, Olivia, and Jaxson.  I am so blessed in so many ways to have a supportive family here at work and home.  

Abe Murphy

Member Service Representative

Favorite quote/saying: "An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.  An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. - G.K. Chesterton

Favorite Food: Fish

Favorite Activity: Getting outside

Fun Fact: I play drums.

Bio: I'm a Salem graduate who is happy to be back after living away.  I like books, food, and being outside with friends.