Oklahoma: Citizens Bank of Edmond Hires Pape for Strategic Direction as Chief Banking Officer

Josh Pape has joined Citizens Bank of Edmond as chief banking officer. He will lead the overall lending and deposit initiatives, as well as the strategic direction of the bank’s global core lines of business. Prior to joining Citizens Bank of Edmond, Pape served as senior vice president/head of commercial banking at Oklahoma City-based Bank2. Pape holds a BS degree in business management from Western Governors University.

“I’m very excited and grateful to be a part of the team at one of the most innovative community banks in the country,” Pape says. “Citizens Bank of Edmond’s engagement in, and commitment to, the local community is unparalleled.”

“I am thrilled to welcome Josh to the management team,” says Jill Castilla, president and chief executive officer. “His extensive experience in the banking industry, along with his abundant leadership skills, will be an asset to Citizens Bank of Edmond while working with me to ensure future growth of the bank and the ultimate customer experience.”

With $270 million in assets, Citizens Bank of Edmond continues to operate on the same downtown Edmond intersection where it was founded in 1901.

Published in Bankers Digest June 3, 2019