Charlie H. Lewis has been named community bank president for Trustmark Bank’s Hattiesburg market. Lewis has more than 21 years of experience in the financial industry and has served as community bank president in Trustmark’s McComb market for the past 11 years. Lewis earned a bachelor of business administration degree in finance from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is also a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. In 2007, Lewis was named Top 40 Under 40 by the Mississippi Business Journal. Lewis has served as a board member of the Economic Development District and in various leadership roles with the McComb Rotary Club. He is a past president for Southwest Mississippi United Way, Pike County Chamber of Commerce, Pike County Arts Council and North Pike Band Boosters. Lewis has volunteered as a coach for both baseball and basketball community leagues.
Also, James M. (Jim) Outlaw Jr. has accepted the new role of executive vice president and chief administration officer for Trustmark at the company’s headquarters in Jackson. During his nearly 40-year career in banking, Outlaw has been involved in implementing new bank technologies to improve efficiencies and customer service. He joined Trustmark in 1996, and in 1999, he was named executive vice president and chief information officer for the company. Trustmark entered the Houston, Texas, market in 2004, and Outlaw was part of the project team that integrated the first acquisition into the organization. He assumed responsibility as president and COO of Texas in 2006.