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First Exchange Bank To Honor Two Employees With Retirement Celebration

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WHITE HALL – First Exchange Bank will be honoring two employees, Marlene Lucas, Assistant Vice President/BSA Officer/Cashier & Retail Service Manager, and Mary Fisher, Deposit Operations Specialist, with a retirement celebration at their office at 11 West Main Street in Mannington on Friday, December 16th, 2022, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The public is encouraged to come visit with Mrs. Lucas and Mrs. Fisher and celebrate their 46 and 44 years of service with First Exchange Bank.

“First Exchange Bank has been serving the banking needs of North Central West Virginia for 90 years, and Marlene Lucas and Mary Fisher have been a valuable part of our team consistently providing great customer service during their career. Their hard work and dedication have helped First Exchange Bank become the region’s premier community bank. We truly appreciate their service and wish them well in their retirement,” said Bill Goettel, CEO and President of First Exchange Bank.

Marlene Lucas started with First Exchange Bank in 1976 and held various roles including Bookkeeping, Teller, Head Teller, and Loan Operations. In 1993, Marlene became the Customer Service Officer/Cashier and later promoted to Assistant Vice President/BSA Officer/Cashier & Retail Service Manager.

Mary Fisher began her career with First Exchange Bank in 1978. She started out as a Front Desk/Safe Deposit Box Attendant, and then moved to Teller. From there, she moved to deposit operations as a proof operator and Deposit Operations Specialist.

Both Lucas and Fisher plan on retiring at the end of 2022.

First Exchange Bank is an independent, locally owned, and operated bank that has been serving the communities of Marion, Monongalia, and Wetzel counties since 1932. For more information on First Exchange Bank and their useful financial products, visit



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