Planters Bank and Trust, based in Greenville, recently announced eight promotions:
» Parker England has been promoted to first vice president for the Greenville branch. England joined Planters Bank in November 2007. He graduated from Mississippi State University in 2001 and received his MBA from Mississippi State in 2002. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Banking as well as the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. He is Vice President of the Mississippi Young Bankers Executive Council.
He serves on the First Presbyterian Preschool Board and Washington County Classic Board. He is a member of the Rotary Club and currently serves as President of the United Way of Washington County and Delta 360.
Parker is married to former Frankie Stallings of Leland, and they have a daughter, Mary Wright, and a son, Miller Vaughn. They are members of First Presbyterian Church in Greenville.
» Bob Johnson has been promted to assistant vice president/collections officer. Johnson is a native of Greenville and a graduate of Greenville High School. Johnson has 46 years of experience in the financial industry and has been with Planters Bank for 11 years. Johnson is a 32nd Degree Mason.
He is married to the former Holly Nantz of Greenville, and they are the parents of two sons. They are members of Cornerstone Baptist Church.
» Jessica Milam has been promoted to vice president/human resources officer. She has nine years of banking experience and has worked for Planters for seven years.
Milam is a native of Huntsville, Ala., and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she received a B.B.A. in Business Management. She is fundraising chair for the Junior Auxiliary of Greenville, chairman for the MBA Human Resource Committee, a board member of Delta Children’s Museum and past president of the Delta Human Resource Management Association.
She is married to John Milam, and they have two children, Walt and Kate. They are members of Saint Joseph Catholic Church.
» Jamie Murrell has been promoted to vice president/marketing officer. Murrell has worked for Planters Bank for eight years. She is a native of West Point and received her B. S. degree from Mississippi State University. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing and Management.
Murrell is past president of the Delta Children’s Museum, a life member of the Greenville Junior Auxiliary and serves on the board of the Indianola Rotary Club, the Greenville Arts Council, United Way of Washington County and Washington School Board of Trustees. She is married to Carter Murrell, and they have two children, Keeton and Caroline. They are members of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Leland.
» Dustin Sullivan has been promoted to assistant vice president for the Greenwood office. Sullivan, a native of Greenwood, is a graduate of Cruger-Tchula Academy. He joined Planters Bank in July 2010.
Sullivan received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Management from Delta State University and has completed the Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi.
He also serves as Vice President of the Greenwood Exchange Club and is active with the Greenwood Leflore Chamber of Commerce. Dustin is married to the former Marlee Pentecost of Greenwood, and they have two children, Dean and Sadie. They attend North Greenwood Baptist Church, where Sullivan serves as a deacon.
» Eric Miller has been promoted to first vice president. Miller works in the Greenwood office of Planters Bank and has over 12 years of banking experience.
He received his B.S. from the University of Alabama and received his MBA from Mississippi State in 2002.
He is a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Miller currently serves as the President Elect for the United Way of Leflore County. He is a member of Lions Club where he has served as president and has been a board member for the Greenwood Leflore Chamber of Commerce.
Eric is married to the former Holly Reed of Louisville, and they have two daughters, Maggie and Ellen.
» Grant Phillips has been promoted to loan officer for the Indianola office. A native of Olive Branch and a 2009 graduate of SBEC, Phillips joined Planters Bank in June 2013 after receiving his B.S. from Mississippi College. Phillips graduated from The Southeastern School of Consumer Credit through the Tennessee Bankers Association and plans to attend his first year at the Mississippi School of Banking this spring.
Phillips is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Indianola, the Indianola Rotary Club, and serves as a board member for the Mid-Delta Arts Association.
» Judy Baldwin has been promoted to first vice president of audit for the Planters Bank system. Baldwin has 36 years of banking experience and has worked with Planters Bank for 19 years. She is a native of Cleveland and attended Delta State University. She continued her education by attended the Lousiana State University Consumer Lending School. Baldwin has been very active in Cleveland and Bolivar County in her career. She is a Life Member of Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland and is a member of the Cleveland Exchange Club. She has one son, Brandon, and is a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.
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