Plains Bancshares, Inc. Opens Branch in Liberal, KS

September 9, 2022
Plains Bancshares, Inc. Opens Branch in Liberal, KS

Company Release – September 9, 2022
Plains, KS, – Plains Bancshares, Inc, the parent company of The Plains State Bank announced today the opening of a new branch in Liberal, KS, located at 824 North Kansas Avenue, Liberal, Kansas 67901.

The Plains State Bank is a KS based, family-founded and predominately family-owned bank with $260 million in assets across their western and central Kansas locations. The Plains State Bank is focused on growth, most notably with their pending acquisition of two branches in Harper and Anthony, KS, 2018 acquisition of Bank VI in Salina, KS, and recently opened branches in Hutchinson and Great Bend, KS.

The Plains State Bank values local communities and has hired long-time Liberal, KS banker, Teresa Randle to lead the new branch.

Gene Dikeman, Chief Executive Officer of The Plains State Bank said, “Teresa and her team have a wealth of experience serving the Liberal community of individuals, family businesses, and commercial and agricultural customers. Teresa is passionate about serving the whole community and has proven her dedication to this by making sure each staff member can communicate with both English and Spanish speakers. We are ecstatic to have her, and her team lead our expansion into the Liberal area.”

The Plains State Bank plans to host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, September 12th, 2022, at 11:00 am and invites the community to meet with the new staff members.

About Plains Bancshares, Inc.: Plains Bancshares, Inc. is the parent company of The Plains State Bank (“The Plains State Bank”). The mission of The Plains State Bank is committed to providing high quality financial services to our trade territory while maintaining the highest standards of integrity, customer service and professionalism. The Plains State Bank’s vision is a community bank with employees and directors dedicated to safe, sound and ethical growth while delivering meaningful value and results for customers and shareholders. The Plains State Bank was chartered in 1906 by the Collingwood family and today has assets of approximately $260 million and is predominantly owned by descendants of the family. The Plains State Bank is a community-focused organization that provides financial services through a network of banking locations in central and western Kansas communities. More information about The Plains State Bank is available on its website at

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