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Renasant taps Mitchell Waycaster president

C. Mitchell Waycaster

C. Mitchell Waycaster

Renasant Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer E. Robinson McGraw announced that the board of directors of Renasant Corporation and Renasant Bank, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, unanimously elected C. Mitchell Waycaster as President and Chief Operating Officer of both the Company and Renasant Bank. McGraw will remain in his capacity as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for both the Company and Renasant Bank.

Waycaster has served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Company since 2007. Prior to being Chief Administrative Officer, Waycaster, who joined the bank in 1979, held various leadership positions within the Company and Renasant Bank, including President of Renasant Bank’s Mississippi Division, Executive Vice President of Retail Banking, and Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer.

Waycaster received his Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Mississippi. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the National Compliance School at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Colorado. He is a graduate of the Mid-South School of Banking at the University of Memphis and the Tennessee Commercial Lending School at Vanderbilt University.

Waycaster is member of the CREATE Foundation board of directors, a board member of the North Mississippi Medical Center, Chairman of the Board for the North Mississippi Health Services Foundation, a board member and Vice President of the Japan America Society of Mississippi and a board member and President of the Yocona Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors.


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