Meet Your Ambassador Club Staff
Ambassador Club Director
Sheila Smith grew up in Perry, Missouri (Mark Twain Country). After graduating from Mark Twain High School, she was employed by Perry Machine & Die where she served as Quality Control Supervisor. She moved to Geneva in 2001 and began working at Hilty’s Grocery Store in addition to working some nights and weekends at the Heartland Boys Home.
Sheila began her employment at Heartland Bank in 2002 as a teller. She started a new adventure by becoming Ambassador Club Director.
For six years Sheila has been active on the Fillmore County Extension Board and helps with the 4-H livestock sale. She is a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Geneva.
Sheila has two daughters, Tiya Johnson and Tara Barton, and four grandchildren. Sheila and her husband, Vic, live in Shickley.
Ambassador Club Coordinator for Kearney
Lois Ryan grew up in Hoxie, Kansas where she graduated from Hoxie High School. After graduation, Lois attended Colby Community College. While in college she worked in Larned Kansas for Larned State Bank. She moved to Kearney from Horton, Kansas 10 years ago.
Lois began her employment with The State Bank of Riverdale in 2012. When the bank merged and became Heartland Bank in March of 2014, Lois became Ambassador Club Coordinator for the Kearney branch.
Her husband, Jim, works at Cash Wa in Kearney. She has two daughters; Amy, who is a stay at home mom and Whitney, who is a trainer at UNK. Lois has three grandchildren; Brady, Grace and Josie.