Our People

Kristy Sumner

Senior Branch Manager

Kristy commenced working for the Bendigo Bank in 2010. Over the next 7 years Kristy worked across many positions within the bank including, Branch Manager and Sales & Capability Manager for the Yarra Ranges Region. For the past 2 years Kristy has been employed as a Sales Development Lead for IAG/CGU, assisting branch staff across Victoria with, training, coaching and compliance around our insurance product offering.
Kristy, her Partner and two young boys live in Yarra Junction and are activity involved with several local sporting clubs.
Kristy is passionate about developing engaged and educated teams who provide exceptional customer service and is excited to commence her new role with UYCE to assist in building strong and sustainable community partnerships.

Carla Nobes

Customer Relationship Manager

Emily Sharp

Assistant Branch Manager
Yarra Junction

Emily has been in the banking sector for 12 years. In her words it has been her first “real” job. She has been with the Yarra Junction branch for 11 years. She lives in Yarra Junction and has three young children. In her spare time, apart from running around after her children, she loves cardio boxing which lets out all her frustrations in life and keeps her fit. Emily also plays netball, loves baking and she can’t go past icecream!

Carla commenced working at the Yarra Junction Branch as a Teller and has been with the bank on and off for 11 years, in between travelling the world. She has visited 30 countries before 30, and is aiming for 50 countries before 50 years of age! She has worked at several branches and in numerous roles and is currently the Customer Relationship Manager at Warburton Branch.
She has played soccer for the local Millgrove Soccer club over the years and enjoys running on the trail, snow skiing in the winter and wakeboarding at Eildon in the Summer. She loves Summer so much, it is also her daughter’s name!

Our Teams
Warburton Community Bank Branch
Customer Relationship Officer:
Customer Service Supervisor:
Customer Service Officers:

Yarra Junction & District Community Bank Branch

Customer Relationship Officer:
Senior Customer Service Officer:
Customer Service Officers:

Corporate Team
Upper Yarra Community Enterprise
Managing Director:
Rodney McKail
Administration Officer:
June Petrie
Administration Officer:
Suyin Chan