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Pender Named Employee of the Year at The Murray Bank

The Murray Bank President and CEO, Bob Hargrove, presented Mary Pender with the Employee of the Year award at the Bank's recent employee meeting. Pender currently works as the Executive Administrative Assistant at The Murray Bank.

“The Murray Bank is such a great place to work, and the people are truly amazing,” said Pender. “It’ such a pleasure to come to work every single day in an environment that fosters success with people who lead by example!”

In addition to her strong work ethic and ongoing support of the Bank's mission, she is recognized for her outstanding performance in all aspects of her job.
“Since Mary started working with us in 2013, she has always been the same — diligent, professional and courteous, the kind of person who does the right thing even when no one is looking,” said Hargrove. “As she has transitioned into her new role, she has taken on a lot of additional work, and I couldn’t be more pleased that the employees here recognized her for that.”

Pender started working at The Murray Bank in October of 2013. She is married to Bob Pender and they reside in New Concord, KY. The Pender’s have two children, a daughter Alicia, married to Wayne Dieken, and a son Austin, married to Kristel Pender. They also have two granddaughters, Peyton and Kodi.

The Murray Bank Employee of the Year award is decided by the vote of fellow employees.

Founded in Murray, KY, The Murray Bank is proud to be Murray and Calloway County’s only locally owned and operated bank. The Murray Bank has three offices; 405 South 12th Street, 700 North 12th Street, both in Murray, and 405 Main Street in Hazel. The Murray Bank is an Equal Housing Lender, Member FDIC. For more information on any services offered by The Murray Bank, call (270) 753-5626, (270) 492-8388 or log onto