Aquesta Bank

Aquesta Hires Davidson Branch Manager & Huntersville City Executive

June 20, 2011 | view all news items

Aquesta Bank President & CEO Jim Engel is pleased to announce the addition of two new employees to Aquesta Bank team.
Charlette Thorne has joined Aquesta as the new AVP/Branch Manager for Aquesta’s Davidson branch. Charlette has over 12 years experience in the financial services industry, and was most recently employed at Fifth Third Bank.
At Aquesta, Charlette will be responsible for the development of new client relationships with a focus on growing deposits, loans, and referrals while sharing Aquesta’s history and vision with the Davidson community, and to assist with the development of the Huntersville market.
Charlette and her husband Chris live in Huntersville, NC with their three boys Cole, Chase and Caden. Charlette is a member of the LN Chamber, Torrence Creek Elementary PTA, and is a core member of the newly forming Lake Norman Chapter of BNI. She is an active North Meck Soccer Club mom, and is an abstract artist and book editor.
Charlie Curtis has joined the Aquesta team as a new VP/Huntersville City Executive. Charlie has been in the banking industry for over 18 years, and was previously employed at Bank of North Carolina. At Aquesta, Charlie will be responsible for managing and expanding the bank’s commercial loan and deposit portfolio and assisting in the bank’s future expansion into the Huntersville market.
Charlie and his wife Telisha live in Huntersville, NC with their three children Chase, Hope and Caitlin. Charlie is also an adult Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church in Huntersville.
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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