Aquesta Bank

Aquesta Celebrates Brawley School Road Grand Opening

July 11, 2011 | view all news items

Aquesta held a grand opening celebration of the bank’s fourth branch location on Brawley School Road in Mooresville, NC. The branch, which is located in the Mayhew Shopping Center in front of Bloom (at 1078 Brawley School Road) opened its doors on May 25 and is fully operational as a full service bank providing outstanding customer service and convenience to the Mooresville community.
Attendees at the grand opening celebration participated in a joint ribbon held by the Lake Norman and Mooresville South-Iredell Chambers. Kids enjoyed a money grab booth, moon bounce, and popcorn! Customers who opened a checking account between June 27 and July 2 also received $50 cash.
Those attending the bank’s grand opening also entered to win a hot air balloon ride for two! The lucky winner of the drawing was Ryan Alexander. Ryan is a Junior at Western Carolina University, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English. During his summer breaks away from college, he is a lifeguard and pool manager for Aquatech Pool Management. Ryan is a native of Mooresville, and was raised in the shadow of the lake that has inspired Aquesta Bank. He entered the drawing for the balloon ride with zero anticipation of winning, and was shocked at being the recipient of a spectacular hot air balloon ride over scenic Lake Norman or Yadkin Valley. Ryan was the first new customer at The Brawley School Road location at the soft opening on May 25th.
The bank also rolled out the Aquesta Concierge Club at the grand opening,which is being offered exclusively to the bank’s best customers to recognize and reward those who have a strong relationship with the bank. Participants in the Concierge Club will receive invitations to wine tastings, cooking classes, sailing lessons and more!
Pat Squires, a Mooresville resident, joined Aquesta in February to head up the branch as the Brawley School Road Branch Manager. Squires, a former AVP at Wachovia/Wells Fargo in Mooresville brings over 30 years of financial services experience to the Aquesta team. Other staff members joining the new branch include Customer Relationship Banker, Erin Gee; Customer Service Rep, Joyce McCusker; Darla Tomburo, Part-time Customer Service Rep; and Lisa Fox, Part-time Customer Service Rep.
Jim Engel, CEO and President of Aquesta Bank, said, “We are very excited about our expansion to this area of Mooresville. Aquesta currently serves many Mooresville residents and businesses alike, so we look forward to offering them a more convenient location for their banking.”
Aquesta Bank is a community bank dedicated to providing quality, customized banking for the Lake Norman area. Aquesta focuses on personal financial solutions as well as those for small to medium-sized businesses. The bank has locations in Cornelius, Davidson and two locations in Mooresville.
Aquesta Bank’s wholly owned independent insurance agency (Aquesta Insurance Services, Inc.) has offices in Cornelius, Mooresville, Concord and Wilmington.
For more information on Aquesta Bank, please contact Lauren Furcht, Director of Marketing at (704) 439-4343 or visit our website at

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