May 2021: AVB Bank proudly announces the hiring of Candice Fuqua, who will serve as the Bank’s Director of Human Resources (HR). Fuqua will be responsible for planning and managing human resource programs and strategies for the bank, including recruiting and retention, employee relations and engagement, and day-to-day procedures. In addition, she will manage all aspects of benefit and payroll administration and employment compliance with federal programs, policies and regulations.
Fuqua has been appointed Assistant Vice President and will serve on the Bank’s Management Team.
With Fuqua bringing over 14 years of human resource knowledge and experience to AVB Bank, Ted Cundiff, AVB Bank President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commented, “We are delighted to welcome Candice to AVB. Our HR strategy, from recruitment to the development and mentorship of our employees and leadership is critical to our success and growth. I am confident that Candice, with her expansive experience and knowledge, will add valuable competence to our team…and continue to move us forward.”
Fuqua commented, “The bank’s mission is to serve, connect and succeed together, and I can see everyone has so much passion toward the mission, and I am excited to be a part of that!”
Fuqua earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University (OSU).
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