Sarah Suitor Dallas has been promoted to the Director of Commercial and Private Banking Services by the Paducah Bank Board of Directors. She is responsible for Commercial and Private Banking loan and deposit production, and for Treasury Service results. Dallas, also a bank Vice President, will maintain her role as a Commercial Relationship Manager and will continue to service her commercial clients and establish new relationships.
Dallas joined the bank five years ago and has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Auburn University double major in Finance and Marketing. Dallas earned a Professional Master of Business Administration degree from Murray State University. Dallas earned Series 6, 63 and California Life Insurance certifications.
She is currently attending her last year at Pacific Coast Banking School (PCBS) in Seattle, Washington to complete The Premier National Graduate School of Banking. Founded in 1938, this prestigious school boasts over 12,000 alumni, with hundreds serving as leaders of financial institutions. PCBS utilizes its vast industry resources to provide tactics and strategies for approaching today’s most pressing banking issues.
The Lone Oak High School graduate was the 2000 and 2001 Kentucky singles tennis champion and attended Auburn on a full athletic tennis scholarship.
She was a the BPW Professional Woman of the Year and Finalist for the Young Leader of Western Kentucky award. She also participated in the US Bank Women’s Professional Development Program and the Leaders of Tomorrow Development Program. Dallas is a graduate of Leadership Paducah Class 29 and is past Board Chair of the Merryman House. She is also past Treasurer for the Paducah Professional Women. She is a member of the Leadership Alumni Association, the Paducah Young Professionals and Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy Committee.
About Paducah Bank:
Paducah Bank is an award-winning, locally owned bank with banking centers in six locations in Paducah and Louisville and employs more than 130 people. Paducah Bank received a 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm. In June, Paducah Bank was notified that it had earned the highest rating that BauerFinancial awards! The bank has earned this 5-star rating for 44 consecutive quarters! The bank also received the distinction of exceptional performance bank, a status reserved for banks that have earned Bauer’s highest rating for 10 consecutive years! Paducah Bank was named as the #1 Best Place to Work in Kentucky among medium-sized companies and was chosen by the Wall Street Journal as one of the nation’s Top 15 Small Workplaces. They were named Best Bank in the Paducah Sun Readers’ Choice Awards from 2012-2021 and have won the Louisville Mayor's Worksite Wellness Award numerous times. In 2019, Paducah Bank won the Governor’s Service Award and earlier this year won three Telly Awards.