Karamales to retire after 23 years

Published 1:24 pm Saturday, January 2, 2021

Allison Karamales

Leesville, LA—Ken Hughes, President/CEO of Merchants & Farmers Bank announces Allison Karamales will be retiring after 23 years of service to Merchants and Farmers, and the communities we serve.

“Friendly and sincere front-line bankers are very hard to find. Allison was just that, her priority was always the best possible service for every customer she worked with. Any “outside the bank” community project we undertook, Allison was always the first to volunteer. We wish Allison all the best during her retirement,” states Hughes.

Karamales, Customer Service Representative began her career at Merchants & Farmers bank on August 25, 1997 and has since held the positions of Receptionist, New Accounts, Loan Operations and floater in various departments while employed at Merchants & Farmers Bank.

A graduate of Leesville High School, class of 1979, Allison currently resides in Leesville, Louisiana, with her husband of forty-one years, Charles; they have two children—Nicole and Jason Karamales and one granddaughter, Mia.

“I am very proud to have worked for and with the Merchants & Farmers Bank family,” states Karamales.

In operation since 1928, Merchants & Farmers Bank is an independent community bank headquartered in Leesville, Louisiana with eight full-service locations in seven cities. Among the first of Louisiana banks to establish online banking, Merchants & Farmers offers a variety of banking products and services.

This article originally appeared on Leesville Daily Leader: Karamales to retire after 23 years