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BankPlus hires Weems

BankPlus recently hired Ross Weems as First Vice President in the bank’s Private Client Group. He has been in the banking industry for over 8 years. Weems will be responsible for cultivating personal and business banking relationships and assisting clients with their various financial needs. A native of West Point, Weems holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Mississippi State University, ...

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BankPlus named one of American Banker’s Best Banks to Work For

BankPlus has been named one of the Best Banks To Work For in 2018 by American Banker. This is the sixth consecutive year BankPlus has been recognized by American Banker in their annual program. The Best Banks to Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors U.S. banks for ...

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BankPlus promotes Jamie Waltman to Branch Manager

BankPlus recently promoted Jamie Waltman to Branch Manager of the Strawberry Hill location in the bank’s Madison Banking Center. Waltman was hired at BankPlus in October, 2010, and is a seven-year banking veteran and a native of Mendenhall. Waltman is an Ambassador for the Madison County Chamber of Commerce as well as a member of the Madison County Young Professionals. ...

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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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BankPlus lends support to women in business

Special to the MBJ BankPlus recently announced the launch of The Source, an initiative designed to provide Mississippi women in business with access to capital, mentoring support and networking opportunities to succeed in business. The Source will launch with the goal to loan $50 million from BankPlus to women seeking to start a business, grow a business or for any ...

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With BankPlus on board, District at Eastover is gaining momentum

By LISA MONTI Ted Duckworth and Breck Hines, the developers of the District at Eastover, a mixed use development in Jackson, started out five years ago with a vision for a vibrant neighborhood that they now see taking shape and gaining momentum. Duckworth is president and CEO of Duckworth Realty in Jackson and Hines is executive vice president and principal. Both ...

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BankPlus’ payday lending alternative notches top American Bankers Association award

By TED CARTER Ridgeland-based BankPlus’ has won acclaim across Mississippi for  turning into customers people who thought a bank loan or even checking account was beyond their reach. Now, the $2.5 billion privately held bank is getting recognized on a national stage for bringing financial services to more than 22,000 unbanked or under-banked Mississippians. BankPlus will be honored in Los Angeles ...

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BANKERS READY TO BUILD — 200 volunteers from 9 financial institutions to work together at Habitat house

By LISA MONTI  Nine Jackson area financial institutions will join together for the first time as a team to build a Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area home in a south Jackson neighborhood. The banks all have supported Habitat by building houses, sponsoring events and serving on boards and committees, but this year’s build will be the first time employees ...

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Landmark conversion to increase apartment total with 50 percent ownership sale

By TED CARTER  The sale of a half ownership in downtown Jackson’s Landmark Center is part of a plan to significantly increase the residential component of a conversion to mixed use for the glass-enclosed office building at Capital and Lamar streets. Jackson commercial real estate broker Brian Estes said selling Weinstein Nelson Developers LLC of Baton Rouge a stake in ...

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BankPlus recognized for alternative program to payday lending

RIDGELAND — BankPlus and City First Enterprises of Washington, D.C., are the winners of the inaugural Empowerment Awards, which recognize promising projects that provide or encourage access to safe, fair financial services in underserved communities. BankPlus won in the Community Development Banking category for its innovative alternative to payday lending, and City First won in the Access category for its ...

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