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Meet Our Investment Professionals

Rusty Lovett

Investment ProffesionalsRusty Lovett helped Astra Bank launch Astra Investment Services in the fall of 2013. Astra Investment Services is affiliated with Securities America, a top 10 brokerage firm in the United States, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to joining the Astra Bank family, Rusty had worked for Commerce Bank Brokerage and Insurance Services, where he was the Western Regional Sales Manager and worked for Prudential Financial Services and was the New Agent of the Year in the United States, in 1996.

Rusty graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Geology. After working in the oil industry, Rusty changed careers into the financial services industry in 1995. Rusty has attained his FINRA Series 6,7,24, 63 and 66 licenses as well as the Life and Health Insurance licenses, which allows Rusty to assist customers with any financial need.

Rusty’s wife, Patsy, has been a realtor affiliated with J.P. Weigand Real Estate in Hutchinson, Kansas, for 12 years, and has been the top producing realtor in Reno County for 4 straight years. Rusty and Patsy have two children. Their daughter, Lauren, is a Kansas State University graduate and is a Corporate Recruiter for Whole Foods, in Austin, Texas. Lauren and her husband, Eric, welcomed a daughter, Ellie, into their family in 2017. Their son, Ross, is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy where he played football for the Air Force Falcons for 4 years. Ross is currently serving his country as a Captain in the United States Air Force in Boston, Massachusetts.

Hutchinson, Kansas has been home for Rusty and his family for 32 years. Rusty has been active in his church, community boards, coaching various sports, fundraising and promotion of the community. Rusty and his assistant Lisa Griess, an employee of Astra Bank for 20 years, want to provide excellent customer service and believe in always helping customers efficiently and in a friendly manner. They know that providing great customer service is the most important way to set their business apart from others of its kind.

A quote near and dear to his heart, “To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world”.

Lisa Griess

Investment Proffesionals Lisa Griess began her career in banking in 1997. She has held multiple positions from Teller/CSR and Lending Assistant to Teller Supervisor and Loan Officer prior to becoming a Financial Advisor Assistant for Rusty. Lisa was born and raised in Sutton, NE and currently resides there with her husband Randy. Together they have two grown daughters. Ansley and her husband Andrew together with their daughter, Zoey, reside in St. Paul, MN. Zoey is the first grandchild for Randy and Lisa! Ashton and her husband Colton, reside in Grand Island, NE. When Lisa has some free time she enjoys creating homemade cards, baking and running. Lisa and Randy are members of Hope Reformed Church and enjoy being part of various committees in Sutton on a volunteer basis.

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Securities offered through Securities America, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services offered through Securities America Advisors, Inc. Astra Bank, Astra Investment Services, and Securities America are separate entities. The investment services offered by Securities America under the name Astra Investment Services are in no way affiliated with or offered by Astra Bank, nor is Astra Bank a registered broker/dealer. Customers working with Astra Investment Services will be dealing solely through Securities America with respect to their investment, brokerage and securities transactions.

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