Julie Sager Miller

Vice Chairman & CEO
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Julie co-founded Advantage Trust Company in 1997 together with her husband Mark.  Julie currently holds the title of Vice Chairman & C.E.O.  For the  22 years prior to this she was with First National Bank of Dallas, then upon moving to Salina was with Planters State Bank, Bank IV, Boatmen’s, and Bank of America, all by way of successive bank mergers. Julie has been involved with many community organizations over her years in Salina serving as board member, chairman and treasurer.  In her free time, Julie enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1997 – PresentADVANTAGE TRUST COMPANY, Salina, Kansas
  • Currently holds title of Vice Chairman & CEO
  • Responsibilities include investments, account administration, operations, and business development
1976 – 1997PLANTERS BANK / BANK IV / BOATMEN’S / NATIONSBANK, BANK OF AMERICA, Salina, Kansas
  • Held titles of Assistant Trust Officer, Trust Officer, and Vice President & Trust Officer
  • Responsibilities included investments, trust & estate administration, new business development, and trust operations.
1975 – 1976FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF DALLAS, Dallas, Texas
  • Credit Analyst

EDUCATION

1978 – PresentKANSAS BANKERS ASSOCIATION
  • Continuing Education Courses and Conferences
    1977NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Evanston, Illinois
  • National Trust School
1975 – 1976SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY, Dallas, Texas, M.B.A.
  • Concentration in Finance
    1971-1975AUSTIN COLLEGE, Sherman, Texas, B.A.
  • Concentration in Business and Economics
  • Elected Pi Gamma Mu (National Honorary Social Science Fraternity)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2014 – PresentKANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
  • Board Member
2002 – PresentROLLING HILLS ZOO
  • Board Member, Executive Committee
1995 – PresentSALINA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER
  • Board Member, Chairman, Finance Committee Chairman, Executive Committee, Quality & Risk Management Committee Chairman, Audit Committee Member
2006 – 2012SALINA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
  • Board Member, Chairman, Treasurer
2001 – 2006SALINA SURGICAL HOSPITAL
  • Board Member
1998 – 2006SALINA YWCA Endowment Trust
  • Chairman and Board Member
2003 – 2006HOSPICE OF SALINA
  • Board Member
1996 – 2002SALINA PRESBYTERIAN MANOR ADVISORY BOARD
  • Chairman and Board Member