Kelly Givens


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.

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.  Sunshine is my favorite!

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

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.

Trudy Vance

Member Service Representative

Favorite quote/saying: Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow...Don't walk behind me, I may not lead...Just walk beside me & be my friend.

Favorite food: A little cheese to go with my wine 

Favorite activity: Besides drinking wine?  Making people laugh and feel good about themselves!

Fun fact: I'm a new "grandma to a sweet baby girl, she calls me "sassy".

Bio: I was born in London, England, grew up in Macon, Georgia, but I've lived in the Roanoke Valley for 20 years and am happy to call it home.

Suzy Greenberg

FedStar Mascot

Favorite quote/saying: Ruffff!

Favorite food: Kibble

Favorite activity: napping and greeting FedStar members!

Fun Fact: I'm named after a phish song!

Bio: I was born in Elliston, Virginia.  My middle name is Sunshine!  Come see me at the Salem branch, I'll give you a welcoming butt wiggle!