Posts Tagged ‘BancorpSouth’

BancorpSouth profit jumps, loan set-aside shrinks

TUPELO — BancorpSouth is set aside less for future loan losses and made more in fees from mortgage borrowers, increasing profit in the first quarter. The Tupelo firm said Monday that profit rose to $22.9 million, or 25 cents per share, in the quarter that ended March 31. The bank said that’s the most it […] [...]

Twenty years of Top 40 Under 40

by Published: April 1,2012

Tags: BancorpSouth, Comcast, EXPO, Top 40 Under 40, Woodridge Capital

Always a well attended event at the EXPO, the Top 40 Under 40 luncheon will be held Thursday at 11:30 a.m. This popular program turns 20 this year and is the Mississippi Business Journal’s longest running recognition program. Since 1993, the program has honored 40 of Mississippi’s best and brightest leaders from a wide range […] [...]

BancorpSouth makes promotions

BancorpSouth has announced numerous promotions. Vanda Crowe has been promoted to vice president of business development at the Jackson Medical Center office of BancorpSouth.  She has been in banking for 34 years, nine of which have been with BancorpSouth. Crowe is a native of Byram, and obtained an associate’s degree in business administration at Hinds […] [...]

Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie […] [...]

USM faculty in the news

Evelyn Edwards, vice president of community reinvestment for BancorpSouth, has been named the 2011 Housing Initiative Partner of the Year by the University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS). The award is presented annually to an individual or agency participating on the IDS Housing Advisory Council who has worked in the housing, disability […] [...]

Date set for Keenum’s sentence in bank fraud case

by Published: December 14,2011

Tags: BancorpSouth, bank, Booneville, Mississippi, Tupelo

Once prominent attorney Thomas D. Keenum Sr. will be sentenced Dec. 30 for federal bank fraud. The 71-year-old Keenum pleaded guilty in August 2010 to a scheme to defraud BancorpSouth of Booneville through a $135,447 loan. He faces up to 30 years in prison and $1 million in fines. Keenum’s sentencing was delayed more than […] [...]

Tupelo’s Hunt chairing international venue committee

by Published: December 4,2011

Tags: BancorpSouth, Todd Hunt, Tupelo

Todd Hunt, CFE, director of the BancorpSouth Arena, has been named chair of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Arenas Committee for 2011-12. As chair he is responsible for overall coordination of committee strategy and agendas in establishing policies and procedures that affect public assembly facilities worldwide. The Arena Committee is comprised of 22 […] [...]

Walton brings a wealth of experience and community service to Coast banking position

by Published: October 23,2011

Tags: BancorpSouth, banking, John Walton, Mississippi Gulf Coast, profile

With an accounting background and more than 30 years experience in banking, John Walton says he’s exactly where he wants to be as the new division president, Mississippi Gulf Coast, with BancorpSouth Bank. “I love what I do,” he said. “One of the great aspects of my job is getting to meet a lot of […] [...]

Hodges promoted

by Published: October 9,2011

Tags: BancorpSouth, James Ronald Hodges

BancorpSouth has appointed James Ronald Hodges as executive vice president of BancorpSouth Inc. and vice chairman and chief lending officer of BancorpSouth Bank. Hodges replaces W. Gregg Cowsert, who retired Sept. 30 from his position as vice chairman and chief lending officer after 21 years of service to BancorpSouth. Hodges joined Bank of Mississippi in […] [...]

BancorpSouth selling two of its Texas branches

by Published: August 21,2011

Tags: BancorpSouth

Tupelo-based BancorpSouth is selling a pair of Texas bank branches, one of which was included among the 23 branches in six states to be closed this month. The $13.4 billion regional bank says it is selling its banking operations in Maud and Redwater to the First National Bank of Hughes Springs, Texas. The transaction will […] [...]

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