Sherry Gallagher is Waldo State Bank's Vice President of Bank Operations. Sherry is a Plymouth native who currently lives in Cascade with her husband and dog. The couple has raised seven children and has welcomed five grandchildren into their family!
Sherry earned her degree in Accounting, but she didn’t stop there. She has attended banking schools and training seminars for the past 13 years to further her knowledge of banking. Sherry’s organization and problem-solving skills have led her into the position of Lead Compliance Officer and then today, to the Vice President of Bank Operations.
Sherry’s love of numbers contributed to her choice to pursue a career in banking. “Numbers are black and white! I’ve been in the Accounting field for the past 28 years and have always loved the complexity of it. Sprinkle in some Compliance or Policy and Procedure writing and it is an awesome job!”
Sherry joined the Waldo State Bank family in April of 2008. “It is flexible, close to home, and the people here are wonderful! I banked with them before I became a team member. My favorite part of working at Waldo State Bank is the people, both our customers and our employees. It truly is an extended family!”
Outside of her Operations role for Waldo State Bank, Sherry is active in her community’s non-profit organizations such as the Cascade Lion’s Club and the Cascade Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary. Her hobbies include traveling, camping, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Sherry has several goals outlined for her future. "I’m happy to return to my first love of working more on the Accounting side of the bank, I am now able to do that within my new position at WSB. This fits nicely into the next phase of my life as I ease into the retirement phase so I can spend more time with my family and travel." As for the bank, Sherry hopes to continue to contribute to and share in Waldo State Bank’s growth.
When asked why customers should choose Waldo State Bank, Sherry’s reply is short and sweet. “People should choose Waldo State Bank for our uniqueness! We cater to our customers by not competing with the big guys. This allows us to offer uniqueness as a community bank to those who don’t fit in or feel comfortable with the large, corporate-size banks.”