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Changes at Community Bank

Michael Parker

Michael Parker

Derek Whittington

Derek Whittington

Adam Kraft

Adam Kraft

Ford Moore

Ford Moore

Community Bank recently made four staffing changes:

Charles Ford Moore, Jr., a native of Southaven, has been promoted to Executive Vice President for Community Bank North Mississippi. He previously was Senior Vice President. In his new role he will be responsible for the Memphis market.

Moore graduated in 1999 from Delta State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is a 2005 graduate of the Barret School of Banking and a 2010 graduate of Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking.

Active in the community, Moore serves as an Assistant District Governor for Rotary District 6800, a member of the Board of Directors for the Southaven Chamber of Commerce and is a Board Member for the Olive Branch YMCA.

Moore is married to Angela Moore. They have two daughters, Ashley, 18, and Haley, 16. They attend Life Fellowship Church in Southaven.

Adam Kraft, a native of Canton, has been promoted to Chief Credit Officer for Community Bank North Mississippi. With over 20 years of banking experience, Kraft will work closely with market presidents and lenders to monitor and manage individual production goals, as well as maintain consistent loan underwriting. He will coordinate the lending aspects of all bank examinations and audits, ensure all bank lending policies are being followed, assist in loan structuring and collection strategy of problematic credits, and act as a liaison with the holding company to achieve constant lending practices. In addition, he will chair the North Mississippi loan committee and the North Mississippi credit quality committee.

Kraft graduated in 1996 from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Banking and Finance. He is also a 1996 graduate of Mississippi School of Banking and a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Banking.

Currently Kraft serves on the Board of Directors for the Desoto Economic Council. He and his wife, Kim, have two children, Olivia and Nathan.

Michael J. Parker, Jr., a native of Meridian, has been serving as Executive Vice President and has been given the new role to lead the DeSoto County operations of Community Bank. In this new role, he will not only lead the lending operations, but will also be responsible for the market growth, loan officer development and business development for all of the offices.

Parker graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing, and in 2000 with a Masters of Business Administration, both from Mississippi State University. He is also a 2007 graduate of Mississippi School of Banking and a 2010 graduate of Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking.

Active in the community, Parker serves on the steering committee for the Young Business Leaders, as Connector Chairman for the Olive Branch Chamber of Commerce, member of the Olive Branch Lion’s Club, member of the MSU DeSoto Dawgs alumni chapter and the Desoto Runners Club.

Parker is married to Jenny Parker. They have two children, Zoe Reese, 2, and Knox, 1.

Derrick Whittington has been named Assistant Vice President for Community Bank of Mississippi. Whittington joins Community Bank from Citizens National Bank where he served as Bank Manager. He has eight years of banking experience and will focus on commercial and consumer lending, as well as business development in his new role at the Brandon office.

Whittington graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Belhaven University. A native of McComb, Whittington is active in Young Business Leaders of Jackson, and Madison/Ridgeland Rotary Club.

Whittington and his wife, Kristy, have been married for eight years and have a 3-year-old daughter, Delilah. They are members of Pinelake Church.

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