Planters Bank recently made a series of promotions and staff changes.
In Greenville, Abby Murphy was promoted to Branch Officer. Murphy is a native of Indianola and joined Planters Bank in 2008. She graduated from Delta State University with BBA degree. She is a volunteer at the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival and Mississippi River Marathon. Murphy is married to Calvin Murphy, Jr., and they have two sons, Colin and Luke.
Chase McPherson has been promoted to Assistant Vice President for the Greenville office. He joined Planters Bank in September 2013.
McPherson is a native of Greenville and graduated from Mississippi State University in 2012 with a BBA, majoring in Business Information Systems. He is a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking at Ole Miss and Southeastern School of Consumer Credit at Vanderbilt University. He is a County Chairman for the Mississippi Young Bankers Association.
He is a member of the Greenville Rotary Club, volunteer for the Greenville Public Schools Reading Program, an active Board member for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, volunteer with The Salvation Army, Board member for Community Counseling of Washington County, Leadership Washington County Program, and campaign advisor for The United Way of Washington County.
At the Indianola branch, Grant E. Phillips was promoted to Assistant Vice President. Phillips joined Planters Bank in June, 2013.
He graduated cum laude from Mississippi College in 2013. He is a graduate of the Southeastern School of Consumer Credit and the University of Mississippi School of Banking.
Phillips is president of the Rotary Club of Indianola, and he also serves on the Mid Delta Arts Association board as their Treasurer. He is married to former Amy Schultz of Whittier, Calif. They are both members of First Presbyterian Church in Indianola.
Jody Moor has been promoted to First Vice President in the Indianola office. Moor joined the bank in 2007.
He is a native of Greenwood and graduated from Mississippi State University with BBA degree. He completed the Graduate School of Banking at LSU, Southeastern School of Commercial Lending and Consumer Credit. Moor is a board member for the Indianola Historic Preservation Commission and Indianola Educational Foundation, treasurer for Indianola Main Street and member of Indianola Rotary Club. He has served as president for the Indianola Chamber of Commerce and Indianola Rotary Club.
Moor is a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church and is on the Finance Committee
He is married to the former Kelly Wilson, and they have five children, Joel Moor, Hannah Moor, Allie Moor, Morgan Hays Clark and Ethan Clark.
Sarah Nabors has been promoted to Operations Officer/Loan Operations at the Planters Bank system in Indianola. She began working for Planters Bank in Greenville in 2002 and moved to Indianola’s office in 2006. Currently, she works at the Indianola Operations Center in the Loan Centralization Department.
Nabors is a native of Greenville and a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic School. She is married to Chip Nabors.
Christopher Lewis has been promoted to Operations Officer/Electronic Banking. Lewis has five years of banking experience and is a graduate of Greenwood High School He has a B.S. in Business Administration from Mississippi Valley State University. Lewis is a Financial Literacy trainer for Mississippi Community Financial Access Coalition.
He is married to Janeisha Sanders-Lewis. They are members of the New Green Grove Church of Faith, and they have three children Dalaysha Lewis, Christian Lewis and Chris Lewis, Jr.
In Greenwood, Charlotte Michael is promoted to Branch Officer. A native of Greenwood and a graduate of Greenwood High, Michael has seven years of banking experience. She is a member of North Greenwood Baptist Church.
She is married to Max Michael. They have four children, Mary Catherine Moore, Carli Pruett, Darren Michael and Kyle Michael.
At the Leland office, Kerie Signa and Dianne Giachelli are promoted to Branch Officer.
Signa is a native of Greenville and a graduate of O’Bannon High School. Signa has 13 years of banking experience. She is married to John Signa, and they are members of St. Joseph Catholic Church. They have three children Triston, Kelsey and Noah.
Giachelli joined Planters Bank as a Customer Service Representative in 2011. She is now working in the loan department. She is a graduate of Mississippi Delta Community College and is married to Joe Giachelli. They are members of St. Joseph Catholic Church and have three children Joey Giachelli, Jay Giachelli and Christy Jones.
In Clarksdale, Angela “Angie” Hawes has been promoted to Operations Officer/Credit Administration for the Planters Bank system. Hawes has 18 years of banking experience. She is a graduate of Mississippi Delta Community College and is attending the Mississippi School of Banking. Hawes is CDIA certified as a FCRA Data Furnisher.
Hawes has volunteered on behalf of St. Jude’s Children Hospital, American Cancer Society and taught Mission Friends and Girls in Action at Oakhurst Baptist Church where she is a member of the church. She is married to Curt Hawes and they have two children.