KS Bank Appoints Lee Byrd As Internal Auditor

KS Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Byrd as internal auditor, vice president. In this role, Lee will develop, implement and ensure the successful completion of the bank’s annual audit plan. She will conduct reviews of specific areas within the bank to assess the various functions and controls, while assuring assets are properly safeguarded. Byrd will ensure KS Bank’s practices follow all applicable Federal and State regulations.

“Lee brings years of audit knowledge and experience to our KS Bank team. We are grateful she has joined our team and we look forward to working with her.” said Regina Smith, executive vice president, chief financial officer.

Byrd has 10 years of audit experience training, leading and managing teams to complete complex operational, business and compliance audits. Most recently, Byrd served as audit manager for Langdon & Company, LLP. She is a certified public accountant (CPA), earned a Master of Accounting degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in business management with a concentration in finance from North Carolina State University.

“I have been a part of the KS Bank family as a customer for over 16 years and I am thankful for the opportunity to continue my audit career with this outstanding organization.”

Byrd lives in Four Oaks with her husband and two children. She stays active in the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield and serves on the Official Board at Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church.