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Three elected to Mississippi Bankers Association

Greg Mckee

Mary Childs

Andy Anderson

The Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2018-19 has elected Mary Childs, president and chief executive officer of The Peoples Bank, Ripley, as Chairman of, Greg McKee, president and chief executive officer of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, as Vice Chairman and Andy Anderson of Anguilla as Treasurer.

As MBA Chairman, Childs will chair the association’s MBA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She becomes the first woman ever elected to lead the MBA in its 129-year history. Childs was elected by the MBA membership last month at the association’s annual convention, and her term will run through the May 2019 convention. The MBA is a statewide trade association whose membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi. MBA members hold more than 95 percent of bank deposits in the state.

Childs lives in Ripley with her husband, Cary. Childs’ son, Bob Glover, and his wife Amberly are parents of her three grandchildren, Snow, Graham and Pierce. As MBA Vice Chairman, McKee serves on the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and he also will serve as president of the MBA Education Foundation. The MBA is a statewide trade association whose membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi. MBA members hold more than 95 percent of the bank deposits in the state.

McKee resides in Philadelphia with his wife, the former Linda Luke. They have two daughters, Lauren McKee (Cordova, Tenn.) and Meredith Humphries and her husband, Evan (New Hope). McKee is the son of Carolyn McKee and the late Tommy McKee of Philadelphia.

As Treasurer, Anderson will serve on the MBA Board of Directors and Executive Committee, as well as the Board of Directors of the MBA Education Foundation. The membership of the 129-year-old statewide trade association includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi. MBA members hold more than 95 percent of bank deposits in the state.

Anderson and his wife, Tracye, have two children, son Ryan and daughter Marlee.

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