Barker Joins KS Bank

Brandon O. Barker has joined KS Bank as the Commercial Relationship Manager in the Smithfield retail location. Barker has over twelve years of experience in the banking industry as a Commercial Relationship Manager and Loan Officer.   His responsibilities at KS Bank include sales of business loans, consumer loans, deposit products, mortgage loans, and investments products.

Barker is a graduate of Campbell University with a BBA in Trust Management with a minor in Financial Planning and a Master’s of Business Administration.  In addition, he is a 2010 graduate of the North Carolina Bankers Association NC School of Banking at UNC-Chapel Hill, and a 2017 graduate of RMA Commercial Lending School at East Carolina University.

Barker is a native of Dunn, NC.  He is married to the former Johanna Shipman from New Bern.  Johanna is Vice President of Johnston County Industries in Selma, NC.  The couple has one child, Harrison, who is eighteen months old.

Chartered in 1924, KS Bank is a full service community bank headquartered in Smithfield with full service retail offices in Kenly, Selma, Wilson, Clayton, Goldsboro, Garner, Smithfield, Wendell and Four Oaks.   In addition, there is a KS Mortgage Services location in Greenville and a KS Trust location in Asheboro.