Dorothy Ricketts was born and raised in Godfrey, IL. Dorothy came to Monmouth on a college visit, and ended up falling in love with the school and the community. She attended Monmouth College from 1979-1983. During her time at Monmouth College she was very involved. When she graduated she received a job offer from Security Savings Bank, and has worked her way up in the bank over the years. While living in Monmouth, Dorothy has dedicated her time and effort to bettering the community.