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Gee Gee Patridge elected to Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors

Gee Gee Patridge of Madison has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Patridge is senior executive officer and chief operations officer for BankPlus, Ridgeland. She has 34 years of banking experience, all with BankPlus. Patridge earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Mississippi State University. She is a graduate of ...

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Raanes attains Chartered Market Technician Designation

Brady Raanes, Financial Advisor at Raanes Capital Advisors in Hattiesburg, recently achieved the designation of Chartered Market Technician. The Chartered Market Technician credential is the preeminent, global designation for practitioners of technical analysis. The designation is awarded to those who demonstrate mastery of a core body of knowledge of investment risk in portfolio management settings. CMT charters are awarded to ...

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Rivertrust Federal Credit Union recognized for advocacy efforts

Rivertrust Federal Credit Union in Pearl has been honored as one of only 17 credit unions in Mississippi that earned an Advocacy Award, which recognizes credit unions for extraordinary efforts to protect, strengthen and expand credit unions and improve the lives of members who choose credit unions as their financial services partner. Pictured are Rivertrust FCU President/CEO Kevin Long (left) ...

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Jerry Host elected Chairman of Mississippi Bankers Association

Jerry Host, president and chief executive officer of Jackson-based Trustmark Corporation and Trustmark National Bank, has been elected Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association. As Chairman, Host will chair the MBA Board of Directors. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank deposits in the state. Host has ...

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Childs elected Vice Chairman of the MBA

Mary Childs, president and chief executive officer of The Peoples Bank, Ripley, has been elected Vice Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association. As Vice Chairman, Childs serves on the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the 128-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of ...

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Greg McKee elected Treasurer of Mississippi Bankers Association

Greg McKee, president and chief executive officer of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, has been elected Treasurer of the Mississippi Bankers Association. As Treasurer, McKee serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of the bank deposits in the state. ...

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River trust Federal Credit Union’s Hood inducted into Hall of Fame

Rivertrust Federal Credit Union Board Secretary Lydia Hood has been inducted into the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame. Created in 1993, the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame is the state’s highest credit union honor, recognizing individuals who have devoted their life to the philosophy and success of credit unions at the local, state or national level. Hood began ...

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Trustmark net income rises 11.8 percent for quarter

  MBJ staff Trustmark Corp. reported on Tuesday net income of $24 million, or 35 cents per share, for the second quarter, an 11.8 percent increase beyond $21.5 million, or 32 cents, from the year-earlier period. The results reflect non-routine and one-time gains and losses. Exclusive of those, the Jackson-based holding company registered a $32 million net income, or 47 ...

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Citizens Holding extends repurchase plan

  MBJ staff Citizens Holding Co.’s Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 200,000 shares of its outstanding common stock over the next 36 months. This new repurchase plan announced Wednesday was approved by the board to replace the plan that will expire Aug. 20. “Our Board of Directors continually looks for opportunities to return value to ...

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