BankPlus hires, promotes
by MBJ Staff
Published: April 8,2012
BankPlus recently announced multiple promotions and new-hires. Angie Martin was promoted to bank officer in the bank’s Flora office. Martin has over 22 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with BankPlus for 12 years. A native of Flora, Martin is a graduate of Holmes Community College. In the community, Martin formerly served on the board of directors for Tri-County Academy.
Jamie Ables was promoted to vice president in the bank’s Jackson Street office. Ables has over 35 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with BankPlus for 10 years. A native of Madison and Ridgeland, Ables attended Holmes Community College and Hinds Community College. In the community, Ables is a member of the Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce.
Pattie Sheppard was promoted to vice president in the bank’s Treetops office in Flowood. Sheppard has over 38 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with BankPlus for 10 years. A native of Pearl, Sheppard is actively involved with the Rankin County, Flowood and Pearl chambers of commerce.
Sven Pettit was hired as senior vice president. Pettit was recently employed with the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance as a bank examiner for 10 years. A native of Madison, Pettit holds both a bachelor of accountancy and MBA from Mississippi State University. Pettit is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
Tommy Williams was hired as first vice president in the bank’s administration office. Williams has over 27 years of experience in the banking industry and was most recently employed by Cadence Bank. A native of Newton, Williams is a graduate of Mississippi State University, the Southeastern School of Commercial Lending at Vanderbilt University and the Barrett School of Banking. In the community, Williams has actively been involved in Rotary Club, Lions and Kiwanis Club, Mississippi Jaycees, the Oktibbeha County American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity.
Wilda Thames was promoted to vice president in the bank’s Spillway office. Thames has over 32 years of experience in the banking industry. A native of Brookhaven, Thames attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College and is a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking and the ABA National Commercial Lending School at the University of Oklahoma. In the community, Thames is a member of the Flowood and Rankin County Chambers of Commerce.
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