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First Lady Bryant joins Board of Directors for Community Bank

Darrell Brown, Chairman of the Board for Community Bank of Mississippi, has announced that First Lady of Mississippi Deborah Bryant has joined the Board of Directors for Community Bank. Bryant recently retired after more than 39 years of service from St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, where she focused her professional efforts on quality and performance improvement within the hospital.

As First Lady, Bryant has made a firm commitment of serving the people of Mississippi from all walks of life. Her love for children moves her to support Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi, along with many other worthwhile children’s centers throughout the state.

Bryant serves as Honorary Chair of the 2013 Susan G. Komen Central Mississippi Race for the Cure, Honorary Chair of Volunteer Mississippi and Honorary Chair of the Festival of Trees at Beauvoir.

She works closely with Governor Bryant’s Teen Pregnancy Task Force and is the Honorary Chair for the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research. She is also an Advisory Board Member for the Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Center, Board Member of the International Ballet Competition and is an Honorary Member of The Research Club.

Bryant is the 2012 recipient of the Salvation Army Angel Award and was recently recognized by the Junior Auxiliary of Rankin County as Community Volunteer of the Year.

Bryant is a Jackson native and holds an associate of science degree in medical records from Hinds Community College. She and her husband of 36 years, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, have two children, Katie and Patrick, and are active members of St. Marks United Methodist Church in Brandon, Mississippi. Katie is married to Stephen Snell of Terry, Mississippi.

Source: Community Bank


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