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Geoff Branine Joins First Option Bank

Geoff Branine Joins First Option Bank 

Geoff BraninePaola, KS. (Apr. 14, 2021) – Blake Heid, president and CEO of First Option Bank, recently announced that Geoff Branine, mortgage loan officer, is the newest addition to the lending division of the organization.

As loan officer, Branine will assist individuals and families with their loan needs. Branine brings with him 12 years of professional experience in the banking industry and is a graduate of Graceland University.

Branine is based out of First Option Bank’s Louisburg Office, located at 103 S. Broadway St., Louisburg, KS.

“I’m excited to be a part of the First Option family! First Option’s mission of helping individuals, families and the community fits perfectly with mine,” said Branine who is a long-time resident of Miami County.

Branine has been greatly involved in the area, especially over the past few years. An alumnus of Paola High School, Geoff currently serves as a board member of the Louisburg Chamber of Commerce, coaches the Louisburg High School boys’ volleyball team, and is a past president of the Paola Chamber of Commerce. Geoff lives in Louisburg with his wife Robin, and their two children.

“We’re very excited to have Geoff as a part of the First Option Bank family,” Heid said. “Geoff’s experience and dedication to customers and community make him the perfect complement to First Option Bank’s focus.”

About First Option Bank
Locally owned and operated since 1923, First Option Bank is a community bank headquartered in Osawatomie that offers traditional banking services, trust services and investment services. Additional locations in Elwood, Horton, LaCygne, Louisburg, Paola, Spring Hill, Troy, and St. Joseph (MO). For more information, visit


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