Hancock Holding adds Kendricks
Published: June 5,2009
GULFPORT — Veteran banker Sam B. Kendricks has been named the chief credit policy officer at Hancock Holding Company. With this appointment, Kendricks begins his new executive responsibilities as former chief credit officer Alfred Rath transitions to become Hancock’s Chief Risk Officer.
Kendricks, a Mississippi native who joined Hancock Bank in 2001, previously served as a senior vice president and senior regional credit officer for the Mississippi franchise of Hancock’s multi-state business footprint.
An alumnus of Clarksdale High School, Kendricks holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Mississippi. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University and was recognized as one of Top 40 under 40 Mississippi business leaders by the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a past president of the Risk Management Association of South Mississippi and the Exchange Club.
Kendricks and his wife, the former Susan Tannehill, have three children.
Kendricks said, “Safety and soundness have been part of Hancock’s legacy for more than a century. With the capable team we have in place, our target goals remain keeping Hancock strong and providing our clients a safe haven during these difficult economic times and as America looks toward a more promising economic horizon.”
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- New Mississippi state highway map is available for the public
- DAVID DALLAS: Who in the Hell are We?
- Tanger Outlets involved in Southaven project
- Shale oil: market correction or longterm direction?
- Aluminum company rumored for Columbus: 'clock' is for website, not plant site
- Ikea confirms plan for Memphis store
- Ingalls to lease former SRHS clinic in Gautier for employee medical center
- McCrory joins Epps in asking for trial delay
- Former Lane Furniture plant sold for $1.45 million