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Moves at Community Trust

Melissa Peters

Melissa Peters

Melissa Peters has been promoted to vice president/commercial relationship banker with Community Trust Bank, and four others have joined the bank in other roles.

Jerrod Myers and Lauren Bishop join the bank as retail relationship bankers, Kela Allen-Williams as a personal banker, and Sara Coward as a business and consumer services underwriter.

Peters has 10 years of banking experience.  Her focus in her new role will be to build active financial relationships with business clients in the surrounding community.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mississippi State University and a certificate from the Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi.

In their roles as retail relationship bankers, Myers and Bishop will assist customers with a variety of banking needs, including opening new accounts and assisting customers with consumer and small business loans. Myers, who has a Bachelor of Business

Administration degree from Millsaps College, will maintain an office at the Highland Colony Financial Center. Bishop’s office will be located at the Madison Banking Center.

As a personal banker, Allen-Williams will be executing customers’ financial transactions with attention to creating positive customer experiences and relationships.  Allen-Williams earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Jackson State University, and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Belhaven University.  She will work at the Highland Colony Financial Center.

Coward joins Community Trust with over 24 years of banking and mortgage experience. She will underwrite business and consumer loans under $1.5 million. She will maintain an office at the Highland Colony Financial Center.

Community Trust Bank has locations in Flowood, Madison, Oxford and Ridgeland, Mississippi, along with banking centers in North Louisiana and Texas.


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