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Area banker to lead board of directors

George Kenzy, president/ CEO of First Fidelity Bank, Burke, was recently elected chairman of the South Dakota Bankers Association board of directors.

Kenzy has worked at the Burke bank since November 1984.

He started as a teller and has had duties with insurance, loans, acquisitions, human resources and eventually became involved in senior management. Kenzy was named president and CEO in 2001.

Kenzy has served as Burke Community Club president twice, mayor of Burke for six years and is a current member of the development corporation and men’s club. He has also coached softball and little girls’ basketball teams. Kenzy has served on the SDBA board of directors since 2008 and the South Dakota Bankers Insurance and Services Board since 2006. Kenzy and his wife, Laurie Lillibridge Kenzy, have three daughters.

— Source: South Dakota Bankers Association