First Interstate Bank officials have announced that Jere Taylor was recently hired as senior collections manager. In this role, Taylor will be responsible for leading the collections department across the company. With more than 25 years’ experience in operations management, Taylor has primarily worked in collections and asset recovery. Taylor studied organizational leadership at Northern Kentucky University and is bilingual in English and Spanish. Taylor also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Make a Wish. During his time at Citigroup, Taylor was a four-time Citi Quality Excellence Award winner and a two-time Citi Chairman’s Leadership Award winner.