Newton Office - Denise was born and raised in Emporia, Kansas. After attending Kansas State University and graduating with a B.S. in Finance, she worked as an internal auditor for a bank in Topeka, Kansas for a short time. In May 2007 she married Jeremy and they relocated to Jeremy’s hometown of Goessel. Together, Denise and Jeremy have two children, Mackenzie and Mason. Shortly after getting married and moving, Denise began working at The Citizens State Bank at the Hesston branch where she held various roles over a seven-year period, such as teller, consumer loan officer, business products manager and teller supervisor. After an additional 7 years with Citizens Financial as an Investment Assistant to Steve, Denise was promoted in Summer of 2023 to an Investment Advisor.