Bank Independent today announced that Blake Hudson will transition into the newly created role of Recruitment Coordinator for the bank’s Human Resources team. Hudson will report to Human Resources Manager Justin Low and lead recruitment efforts to support the bank’s vision to be the employer of choice in the communities we serve.“We’re thrilled to welcome Blake into this integral recruitment role,” said Bank Independent CEO, Rick Wardlaw. “His skills and experience make him well-equipped to build out our recruitment capabilities and ensure we have the very best talent supporting Bank Independent’s growth and success.”
As Recruitment Coordinator, Hudson will oversee internal recruitment and placement initiatives to match skilled candidates with open roles that meet the bank’s business needs. Externally, he will focus on enhancing existing collegiate, mid-career, and executive recruiting pipelines and exploring new opportunities to attract exceptional talent at all levels.
Hudson joined Bank Independent in August 2022 as a Professional Development Coordinator, bringing over five years of campus outreach experience and an extensive sales background. He holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from Berry College and professional and personal development certifications.
About Bank Independent
Since 1947, Bank Independent has taken pride in serving the customers who count on us to be there for them when they need us most. With 32 traditional Sales Offices across North Alabama, an on-campus Deshler Tiger Branch, and the Digital Sales Office, we’re committed to providing the best service, designing the most desired products, and creating an overall excellent experience for each and every customer. As a local community bank, we believe in building relationships that run deep and last. All our team members reside in our local communities and believe in giving back through volunteering. To become part of a bank that makes a positive difference in people’s lives, visit us at bibank.com.