Kevin Kinkade has been promoted to first vice president at Trustmark. He is a commercial relationship manager specializing in residential and commercial construction lending. Kinkade earned a bachelor of business administration degree with a double major in marketing and general business from the University of Mississippi. He is a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
Active in his community, Kinkade is a past board member for Madison “The City” Chamber of Commerce, where he also served as the ambassador chair person. He is a graduate of “Leadership Madison County and a member of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce. He is also an active member of the Home Builders Association of Jackson and the Home Builders Association of Mississippi having previously served as a member of both their boards of directors and was recognized by both organizations as Associate of the Year. Kinkade is a past coordinator for Partners in Education for Trustmark. He has served as Chair of the “Brunson” Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting the American Cancer Society and volunteered with the Salvation Army, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association and Habitat for Humanity.
Kinkade is married to the former Susie Sneck, and they have one child.
Also, Sara Jane Hope has been named vice president at Trustmark. With over 30 years of experience in the field of training and development, Hope is the corporate training director. She earned a bachelor of arts degree from Purdue University and a master’s degree in guidance and counseling (Human Services Agency) from Murray State University. Hope is designated as a professional in human resources (PHR), a certified trainer (ASTD) and a certified leadership coach (Kevin Eikenberry Group) and holds several other training certifications. She is a long-time member of the American Society for Training and Development at both national and local levels. She also is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Capitol Area Human Resource Association, the Executive Women International, the Women’s Food Service Forum and the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers. She also has her own business, Positive Dimensions, where she offers leadership and management training and coaching. She was a member of the 2005 Mississippi Leading Business Women class.
She is a member of the Madison and Rankin County Chambers of Commerce and previously served on the Leadership Madison County Board of Trustees. She is a member of the Friends of the Ridgeland Library where she serves as a book sale volunteer. She participates in a monthly book club and many community and church activities.
Hope and her husband, Larry, live in Ridgeland.