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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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2 elected to MBA board

Eddie Hammond of Winona and Mark Tapp of Booneville have been elected to three-year terms on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Hammond will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 127-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 bank ...

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Regulations take spotlight when bankers gather for convention next month

By LYNN LOFTON  As the state’s banking community prepares to gather for the 128th annual convention of the Mississippi Bankers Association a number of issues will be taken up. Six hundred attendees including bankers, bank regulators, public officials, industry vendors and professionals, guests and family members are expected at the May 11 – 15 meeting in Sandestin, Fla. MBA Chairman ...

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George Marx seeking lighter regulatory load for Mississippi banks as MBA chief

Mississippi’s banks withstood the blows of the last decade’s national banking crisis far better than many of their counterparts across the country. But it’s unclear how well they will withstand the regulatory consequences of the crisis. Career banker George Marx is trying to make sense of it all has he begins his year as chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association. ...

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Young bankers keeping watch on young customers

By LISA MONTI When Parker England, first vice president of Planters Bank & Trust Co. in Greenville, looks to the future of the banking industry, a couple of things grab his attention. One is finding ways for his bank to make a profit in an increasingly competitive market. The other is providing his customers with what they need and expect in ...

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Parrott chairing committee

Adams and Reese partner and Banking and Finance Team leader Charles Parrott has been appointed to serve as chairman of the Bank Attorneys’ Committee for the Mississippi Bankers Association, serving a one-year term expiring mid-year in 2015. Parrott has served as the Adams and Reese Banking and Finance Team leader since 2004, and he was recently named Best Lawyers Lawyer ...

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Banks say credit unions have unfair advantage

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — For decades, not-for-profit credit unions have enjoyed tax-exempt status as they emerged as legitimate contenders to banks, gaining new customers, especially as the recession caused many banks to tighten their lending policies. The banking industry says credit unions now enjoy an unfair competitive advantage as they broaden their services while not being taxed or held to the ...

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