Community Bank in Indianola has announced two promotions. Mark Bellipanni has been promoted to vice president. Bellipanni has been with Community Bank since June 2006 previously serving as an assistant vice president. Bellipanni, a Belzoni native, is a 2004 graduate of Delta State University where he earned a bachelors of business administration in marketing. He is also a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking and is currently attending the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Bellipanni is a member of the Indianola Rotary Club and a director of the Indianola Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife, Anna, have one son, Ross.
Mitchell B. Hill has been promoted to senior vice president. Hill joined Community Bank in 2006 after working 17 years in the Mississippi agriculture industry. Hill has a degree from Mississippi State University in agriculture economics. He is also a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Hill serves on the finance committee of First United Methodist Church, as first vice president of the Indianola Rotary Club and as a board member of the Indianola Chamber of Commerce and the Indianola Educational Foundation. He and his wife, Deven, have three children, Mary Mitchell, Brantley and James.
Community Bank in Meridian also announced two promotions. Cindy White has been promoted to loan officer. She has been with Community Bank since 1999. White also has 18 years of previous experience with another financial institution. White, a Meridian native, is a graduate of Leadership Lauderdale, a member of the Downtown Optimist Club and participates in the American Cancer Relay for Life. She is married to Rodney White and has two children, Adam and Matthew.
Ryan Haarala has been promoted to assistant vice president. Haarala joined the bank in April 2011 in the management training program. He previously served as general manager of Bo Haarala Autoplex in Forest. Haarala is a graduate of Mississippi State University where he earned a bachelor of science and a master’s degree in business administration. Haarala, a Meridian native, is married to the former Casey Chestnutt and has two children, David Hampton and Joseph Holt.