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Banking and Lending Experts Ready to Help You

One of the best resources available to Bank of Blue Valley customers is the staff at each of our five convenient locations. Our personal bankers, business bankers, mortgage lenders and wealth management team members all have the same goal – to help you in any way possible. Filter through our bank staff by location or department to find the Bank of Blue Valley staff member who can best help with your needs!

  • Sara Borders

    Sara Borders

    Banking Center Manager

    Location: Olathe Banking Center Division: Personal Banking Get in touch with me

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    Sara has been serving Bank of Blue Valley customers for over 10 years! She came to us with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Saint Mary’s. As a banking center manager, Sara prides herself on providing excellent customer service by offering convenient solutions to any financial need. You’ll see Sara at many of our community events as she is eager to represent Bank of Blue Valley and connect with our community!

    Outside of her busy role at the bank, Sara and her husband Jeremy have 2 kids: Caleb and Madi. Their kids keep them busy with baseball, basketball, and elementary school homework! As a family they cheer on the KC Royals, Chiefs, and the KU Jayhawks. Stop by and see Sara at our Olathe location!

  • Molly Grams

    Molly Grams

    Call Center Representative

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Personal Banking Get in touch with me

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    Molly began her career with Bank of Blue Valley in 2005 and spends her time helping customers as a Call Center Representative for the Bank of Blue Valley Helpline. Knowledgeable about Bank of Blue Valley’s products and services, Molly does anything and everything she can to assist customers who call in, as well as her coworkers throughout our five banking centers. 

    A wife and mother of four wonderful children, Molly stays busy outside of work in a number of ways. She volunteers with the Bishop Sullivan Center and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She also loves watching her grandchildren’s soccer, basketball, baseball and swim teams, which are her favorite sports teams. 

  • Denise Johnson

    Denise Johnson

    Call Center Officer

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Personal Banking Get in touch with me

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    Possessing expert-level knowledge of Bank of Blue Valley’s products and services, Denise plays a crucial role in the Bank of Blue Valley Call Center. As the Call Center Officer, Denise trains Call Center Representatives and offers ongoing support for staff members in addition to answering calls from bank customers and non-customers alike to help them with any banking need. Having started at Bank of Blue Valley in 1999, Denise’s knowledge and commitment to delivering the best customer service experience possible have helped shaped the Call Center. 

    Customer service is not the only thing Denise finds pleasure in doing. She is also Bank of Blue Valley’s unofficial bank plant doctor and garden advisor, helping our banking centers stay as green as possible. 

  • Marilyn Madden

    Marilyn Madden

    Vice President, Call Center Manager

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Personal Banking Get in touch with me

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    Marilyn loves working in the banking industry, as banking has been her career of choice for over 30 years. Marilyn began working at Bank of Blue Valley in 1998, and has managed the Bank of Blue Valley Call Center since it was created back in 1999. After all the time she has spent speaking with bank customers, Marilyn has always enjoyed finding solutions to fit each customer’s need, working to ease their concerns and being an advocate for bank customers. 

  • Bruce Murphy

    Bruce Murphy

    Assistant Banking Center Manager

    Location: Leawood Banking Center Division: Personal Banking Get in touch with me

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    Bruce started with Bank of Blue Valley in 2015.  He joins us with over 40 years of banking experience which makes him an expert at helping clients achieve their financial goals, and at providing convenient solutions for every banking need.

    He is also a Professional Auctioneer; Bruce uses his skills to conduct many charity auctions for non-profit organizations in the Kansas City Metro area. Bruce and his wife Lorna of 25 years lives in Gladstone are involved with several ministries at their Church. They enjoy traveling, experiencing new restaurants and attending auctions and estate sales.

  • Jack Tate NMLS#446229

    Jack Tate NMLS#446229

    1st Vice President, Consumer Lending

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Personal Banking Get in touch with me

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    Jack has been with Bank of Blue Valley since 1996 working on financing for consumers and small business. Jack finds great satisfaction with the variety of people he helps in his job, from helping customers afford their dream car or improve their homes to helping families get into their first home or getting the financing needed to offset the costs of adoption. Jack also ventures into business financing by working with small businesses on their small equipment purchases.

    Jack graduated from Missouri Western State University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a focus on management and marketing. Husband to Anna and father to Joshua and Adam, the Tate family also includes a black lab named Shadow. Jack volunteers his time with Boy Scouts of America and the Kansas Special Olympics. He also roots for both the Royals and St. Louis Cardinals in addition to being a San Francisco 49ers and Lake Mary Stars fan.

  • Jacque Kijowski NMLS#586625

    Jacque Kijowski NMLS#586625

    Vice President, Private Banking

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Personal Banking Get in touch with me

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    As Assistant Vice President of Private Banking, Jacque works with Private Banking clients to implement timely and creative deposit and lending solutions. Jacque has worked at Bank of Blue Valley since 2004, and brings an assortment of skills and leadership to the Private Banking Division.

    In addition to her role at the bank, Jacque stays very busy attending the sporting events and other extracurricular activities of her 14 nieces and nephews. When she isn’t spending time with her family, Jacque also enjoys biking, playing volleyball and traveling to the Caribbean. You will also find Jacque rooting for Kansas State University’s sports teams, as she graduated from K-State in 2002 with a B.S. in Family Studies and Human Services with an emphasis in Personal Financial Planning.