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Brandy Manning joins Peoples Bank, Richland

Brandy Manning Brandy Manning, has joined the bank and will manage the Richland Branch. She will also be involved in Business Development and lending. Manning is a 1996 graduate of Florence High School. She began her banking career with Regions Bank, Brandon, in 1998. Since that time, she has been affiliated with BankPlus and Citizens National Bank, where she was ...

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Great Southern Bank announces promotions

Great Southern Bank announces the promotions of Shawntal Stamper to Vice-President & Marketing officer and Anthony D. Thomas to Assistant Vice-President. Stamper, a native of Decatur, graduated from Newton County High School and earned an Associate in Arts Degree in Business Administration from East Central Community College, Decatur MS. She also plans to attend The Mississippi School of Banking, Oxford, ...

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Keesler Federal names Joanna Calhoun regional manager

Keesler Federal Credit Union has named Joanna Calhoun as Regional Manager of Retail Operations for the Gulfport, Mississippi Market. She will oversee operations for the credit union’s locations in Gulfport as well as Long Beach. Calhoun also will serve as branch manager of the recently opened Keesler Federal location in the historic Hewes Building in downtown Gulfport. The credit union ...

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Southern AgCredit hires office assistant in Greenville

Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired Jenna Peyton as office administrator in its Greenville office. Peyton, who holds a BBA from Middle Tennessee State University, has been a stay-at-home mom for the past four years. Previously, she was the program coordinator of a senior outpatient program for Sharkey-Issaquena Community Hospital. Originally from Dyersburg, Tenn., Peyton has lived in ...

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Trustmark promotes ten

Trustmark is pleased to announce the promotion of the following employees: Robert Braddy has been promoted to Appraisal Review Officer. He serves as Evaluation Analyst at the corporate headquarters in downtown Jackson. Mr. Braddy has eight years of combined banking and real estate market analysis experience. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Jackson State University. Jasmine ...

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Credit rater takes brighter view of Mississippi finances

One of the nation’s three main credit rating agencies is feeling a little more confident about Mississippi’s financial picture. Standard & Poor’s Financial Services on Friday removed its negative outlook on Mississippi’s debt, instead raising the outlook to stable. Mississippi remains rated AA by Standard & Poor’s. Credit ratings can influence how much the state has to pay in interest ...

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BancorpSouth promotes Telford Lindsay and Jennifer Morgan

BancorpSouth Bank recently announced the promotions of Telford Lindsay to first vice president and Jennifer Morgan to bank officer in BancorpSouth Equipment Finance and Leasing, which provides equipment financing for commercial markets and municipalities across the Southeast and parts of the Midwest. Lindsay joined BancorpSouth Equipment Finance in 2014 and most recently served as vice president. He is responsible for ...

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Renasant nearly a $13 billion bank with latest merger

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal TUPELO – In just three years, Renasant Corp.’s assets have more than doubled. Acquisitions have played a large role in that growth, as the parent company of Renasant Bank has merged with four other banks during that time. The most recent is its merger with BrandBank of Georgia. The $452 million deal is the ...

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Eastland has joined Community Bank

Thomas Eastland Thomas Eastland has recently joined Community Bank’s Brandon office as Vice President. Eastland, has been in banking for eight years, previously serving as Loan Officer. In his new role, Eastland will be responsible for developing and growing business in the Metro Jackson footprint with an emphasis on Real Estate/ Commercial Lending. Eastland, a native of Brandon, is a ...

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Evans joins Community Bank

Scott Evans Scott Evans has recently joined Community Bank’s Lake Harbour office as Assistant Vice President. Evans, has been in banking for almost five years previously spending eleven years in Sales Management and Business Development. In his new role, Evans will be responsible for managing the overall performance of the branch as well as lending. Evans, a native of Brandon, ...

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