Spotlight on Laurie Thacker
Born: Richmond, Virginia
Education: Bachelor’s degree in general studies from the University of Kentucky.
Employment: Thacker has been an interior decorator for Independence Bank for eight years and has been director of the Freedom Travel Club for seven of those years. Before her career at the bank, she held sales and marketing positions for a variety of companies.
Family: Husband of 27 years, John; two daughters, Margaret and Frances; son-in-law, Nate.
Hobbies: Cooking, painting, gardening, exercising and church activities.
Freedom Travel Club
Independence Bank has 19 locations in eight counties in western Kentucky. This community-owned bank has assets of $1.2 billion.
Manager Tips from Laurie Thacker
• Show respect and kindness.
• Cross your T’s. It’s all about the details.
• Go beyond what is required of you.