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Evolve Bank & Trust Announces Passing of Senior Vice President, Payment Processing, Elizabeth “Betsy” Bohlen

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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by Evolve Bank & Trust

MEMPHIS, TN, February 11, 2019 – With deep sadness, Evolve Bank & Trust announces Elizabeth “Betsy” Bohlen, Senior Vice President of Payment Processing, passed away Saturday February 9, 2019 after a battle with cancer.  Evolve extends its sincerest condolences to her family during this difficult  time while also celebrating a life well lived.

“The Evolve family is saddened by the loss of our beloved Betsy,” said Scott Stafford, CEO & President of Evolve Bank & Trust. “She was a visionary and groundbreaking leader in the Payments Industry. Betsy’s drive and passion contributed to Evolve’s extraordinary growth in the last two years. I know her colleagues will remember her bold personality and, of course, the designer tennis shoes she wore that were the talk of every convention.”

Over the course of her almost 30-year career, Ms. Bohlen received numerous industry awards and accolades. She was most proud of her recognition from MasterCard for her role in the “Choose to Make a Difference” cause-marketing program and its influence on her hometown of Denver. Ms. Bohlen was also called upon frequently as a Payment Industry Speaker. Betsy’s engagements included in part, APEX (All Payments Expo), FISERV International Forum, ATMIA Annual Conference, IACOA, MWAA, WSAA, NAC (National ATM Council), Paythink, Strategic Leadership Forum (ETA), and Visa Forum.

“Betsy will leave a legacy behind in the Payments Industry,” said Scot Lenoir, President and Chief Executive of Evolve Bancorp, Inc. “She was deeply committed to Evolve’s success and had infectious energy and humor. We are grateful for the impact Betsy made.”

Ms. Bohlen was an active participant in several nonprofit organizations including Make a Wish Foundation and the Alzheimer Association. She is survived by her husband, children and grandchildren. Arrangements have not been announced.


About Evolve Bank & Trust:

Headquartered in Memphis, TN, Evolve Bank & Trust currently operates three bank loan production offices and four full-service retail bank branches in Arkansas and Tennessee as well as over 30 mortgage production offices across the country. In addition to banking and mortgage banking services, Evolve is a nationwide Preferred SBA Lender and also offers trust and fiduciary services, equipment finance and leasing, payment processing solutions and physicians lending to its customers around the world.


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