Kerry Ditto

Vice President & Trust Officer
Kerry joined Advantage Trust Company in January of 2017. Kerry currently holds the title of Vice President & Trust Officer. Her responsibilities include trust administration and business development. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Hays State University in 1999. Kerry has completed the Basic Trust School offered by the Kansas and Nebraska School of Banking and the Cannon Financial Institute – Trust School I, II, III and is currently pursuing her Certified Trust & Financial Advisor (CTFA) certification from the Cannon Financial Institute. Kerry and her husband, Darren, have two daughters that keep them active. She enjoys running, watching Alabama football, and spending time with family.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-PresentADVANTAGE TRUST COMPANY, Salina, Kansas
  • Currently holds title of Vice President & Trust Officer
  • Responsibilities include trust administration and business development
2015-2017SUNFLOWER BANK, Salina, Kansas
  • Held title of Application Specialist, Items Processing
  • Responsibilities included support of banking software to ensure check items were received, balanced, posted, and sent to Federal Reserve on time, and managed the maintenance of check scanners
1999-2015ALCO STORES, INC, Coppell, Texas
  • Held title of Programmer/Systems Analyst
  • Responsibilities included system support of Human Resources and Finance departments; Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Fixed Assets, by importing and exporting employee information, coding and writing financial reports, extracting financial data for third party vendors and year-end tax reporting

EDUCATION

2018-2020CANNON FINANCIAL INSTITUTE – Trust School
  • Personal Trust I, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Personal Trust II, Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana
  • Personal Trust III, Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana
2017KANSAS & NEBRASKA BANKERS SCHOOLS OF BANKING
  • School of Trust and Financial Services, Manhattan, Kansas
1997-1999FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY, Hays, Kansas, B.S., Computer Science/Computer Information Systems
  • Obtained concentrations in Programming Languages, C++, COBOL, and Oracle
1995-1997BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Great Bend, Kansas, A.S., Business Management & Administration
  • Member of the Women’s Basketball Team
  • Graduated with Honors
1992-1995HOPE HIGH SCHOOL, Hope, Kansas

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2017-PresentABILENE HIGH SCHOOL
  • BOOSTER CLUB
  • Chairman/Committee Member
2011-2017ABILENE MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • SITE COUNCIL
  • Committee Member (2015-2017)
  • PARENT PLANNING COMMITTEE
  • Committee Member (2011-2017)
2008-2010ABILENE MCKINLEY SCHOOL
  • SITE COUNCIL
  • Committee Member
1999-PresentST. ANDREW’S CATHOLIC CHURCH
  • Member and Committee Volunteer