Employee Spotlight – Deanna Whitson
Deanna Whitson, Assistant Vice President of Lending| SouthStar Bank Harker Heights Branch & Salado Loan Office
Deanna Whitson is an Assistant Vice President of Lending at SouthStar Bank where she splits her time between the Harker Heights Branch and the Salado Loan Office. She has been with SouthStar Bank for two years and in that time has enjoyed building personal relationships with her clients. Deanna enjoys helping her customers reach their financial goal.
Outside of work, Deanna enjoys being active in her community. She currently serves as a member of the Salado Chamber of Commerce, President of the Killeen – Fort Hood A&M Club, and Board member of Bell & Coryell Court Appointed Special Advocates. She also serves as Chairman for the Salado Rotary Club BBQ Cook-off and Salado Christmas Parade. Deanna loves helping her community wherever it is needed. One of her favorite volunteer events last year was the Salado Stroll at Santa’s Workshop.
In her free time, Deanna enjoys a variety of hobbies such as reading, fishing, cooking, making jewelry, riding roller coasters, attending Aggie football games, and spending time with her family and friends. Deanna married her high school sweetheart and together they have two kids. Her idea of a dream vacation is being anywhere in the world as long as it’s with her family.