Blue Sky Bank Names Scott Fagin as Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Scott Fagin recently joined Blue Sky Bank as EVP, Chief Credit Officer, accountable for managing risk for Blue Sky Bank’s shareholders and clients, while enabling the bank’s strategic initiatives and growth goals. Fagin will be responsible for developing processes, systems, and people to ensure risks are properly managed and policies are aligned to ensure the effective, efficient, and profitable management of existing and new relationships. Fagin most recently served as Chief Credit Officer with First Security Bank in Bozeman, Montana.

“It was a delight to partner with Blue Sky Bank on the search to recruit such a phenominal credit leader in Scott Fagin,” said Sean O’Neal, Partner of Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice.

About Blue Sky Bank
Blue Sky Bank was originally chartered in Osage County, Oklahoma in 1905 as the Bank of Commerce in Pawhuska and has been known by many different named over the last 115 years. Recognizing its strong niche in commercial lending and community banking, and after gaining recognition for being a Bank with infinite possibilities and creative solutions for its customers, the bank was renamed Blue Sky Bank on November 1, 2016. Over the last few years, the bank has experienced significant growth with the expansion into broader Texas and Oklahoma markets, expanding the Bank’s footprint into five additional communities. While Blue Sky Bank has grown to be over $1 billion in assets today, they maintain their community-focused culture, and continue to invest in the latest technology for their clients. Led by CEO Brian Schneider, Blue Sky have always been locally owned with local leadership. The sky’s the limit with Blue Sky Bank.

About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners is a retained executive search and leadership advisory firm. Founded in 2005, the firm serves a variety of industries across the nation. Chartwell’s Financial Services Practice, led by Scott Petty, has conducted more than 300 successful executive search assignments for over 50 clients during the last decade. The team prides themselves on their reputation of consistency, confidentiality, and long-term success of their placements.