Steve Barton - Branch Manager


Eric Schmutz, President of State Bank of Southern Utah is pleased to announce Steve Barton as the new Orderville Branch Manager. Steve has strong family roots in the area. He lived in Orderville when he was young and has spent a lot of memorable time with his family in Long Valley.

Steve graduated from Southern Utah University with a degree in Agriculture Business. He is involved with herd/farm management with his own 40 head of show ewes and alfalfa farm. Steve has worked for State Bank of Southern Utah since April in the Credit Service and Loan Support department.

Steve married Angela Yardley from Beaver, Utah in August and they are excited to settle their own roots in Orderville and become involved in the community.

Steve looks forward to helping the residents of Long Valley achieve their financial dreams. For all your financial needs he can be reached at 648-2216.

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Topics: Orderville, Employees, Management, Promotions, Steve Barton, Long Valley, Employee Bio

Jeremy Andrews - Commercial Loan Officer

As a commercial loan officer Jeremy Andrews fits right in here at SBSU, with his passion for helping small businesses, and love for hometown spirit. In his spare time Jeremy appreciates running, mountain biking and many other athletic activities. Jeremy comes from Price Utah, and has attended CEU, USU and SUU where he obtained his MBA. While speaking in church one Sunday Jeremy met a wonderful woman named Natalie, some months later they began dating, now the Andrews have been married for 11 ½ years, and they have 4 children. Jeremy enjoys working here because of “the ability to take care of people”, Jeremy’s goal is to show Southern Utah, just how much simpler life, and loans can be. We are excited for you to meet Jeremy and see for yourselves just how amazing he is.

Contact Jeremy for any of your Commercial lending needs.



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Topics: Employees, Lending, Loans, Southern Utah, Jeremy Andrews, Employee Bio, Commercial Loans

Trever Whittaker - Mortgage Loan Officer

As an avid outdoorsman Trever Whittaker enjoys hunting, snowboarding, four-wheeling, and anything that takes him outside. Trever comes to us from Richfield Utah, where his father Bret Whittaker is a Chiropractor.

Trever attended school at Snow College and obtained his Bachelors in business, and MBA at Southern Utah University. While attending SUU Trever met his wife, Anna, where it took as he said “two and a half years to convince her to date him, and one week to convince her to marry him”.

Since beginning work at State Bank in September, Trever has been impressed by the feelings of community and involvement that State Bank exemplifies. We are excited to have Trever as a part of our team and excited for the contributions he will make towards serving Southern Utah as a part of our Mortgage loan team.

Contact Trever for any of your mortgage lending needs.


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Topics: Mortgage Loan Officer, Mortgage, Employees, Mortgage Lending, Cedar City, Southern Utah, Employee Bio, Mortgage Loans, Trever Whittaker

Daniel Church - Loan Officer

Daniel Church has been with State Bank of Southern Utah as a Loan Officer for over 7 years. He grew up in Kanab, Utah and received his degree from Southern Utah University specializing in Finance. Daniel is married with 5 children, loves sports and spending time outdoors. As a Loan Officer, Daniel enjoys working at State Bank because of the ability to work with his client's needs. He says that State Bank is flexible enough that he can find a solution for anyone. As a long time Kanab resident, Daniel understands the needs of those living in southern Utah.

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Topics: Kanab, State Bank of Southern Utah, Employees, Loan Officer, Lending, Employee Bio, Daniel Church

Layne Barney - Agricultural Loan Officer

Meet Layne Barney, an Agricultural Loan Officer at State Bank of Southern Utah. Layne has worked at State Bank’s Richfield Branch for 10 months. He enjoys working with his fellow State Bank employees, helping customers and being involved in community events. Layne grew up in Monroe Utah, attended Southern Utah University and graduated with a degree in Agricultural Science. Layne and his wife Jacee have a two year old son, Boston, and are expecting another boy in June! He enjoys hunting, 4-wheeling and refereeing basketball games. As a lifelong southern Utah resident, Layne has a thorough knowledge of the financial market in Sevier County.

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Topics: State Bank of Southern Utah, Employee, Richfield Utah, Southern Utah Lending, Employees, Agricultural Loans, Loans, Employee Bio

About SBSU

Hometown banking was established in southern Utah with the opening of State Bank of Southern Utah in 1957.

Hometown banking is important because people who live and work in southern Utah make the decisions. Bank employees and officers understand the banking needs of area residents because they are affected by the same economic climate. Find out what hundreds already know - hometown banking is better.

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