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McKee elected Chairman of MBA

Greg McKee

Greg McKee, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, has been elected Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2019-2020.

As MBA Chairman, McKee chairs the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The MBA is a statewide trade association whose membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi. MBA members hold more than 95 percent of the bank deposits in the state.

McKee joined The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia 37 years ago and now serves as President and CEO. He is a graduate of Meridian Community College and Mississippi State University. As a senior at Mississippi State University, McKee was named Orrin Swayze Scholar by the MBA’s Young Bankers Section in recognition of his scholastic achievements as a banking and finance major. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

McKee’s extensive involvement in the MBA includes serving a three-year term on the association’s Board of Directors, and serving as a member of the MBA Legislative, Insurance, Nominating, Strategic Planning and Compensation committees. He previously served on the Board of Trustees of the MBA group medical insurance program. In addition, McKee joined bankers from across the nation as Mississippi’s representative on the American Bankers Association Community Bankers Council.

His community activities include service on the Mississippi State University Department of Finance Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of First National Bankers Bank. He is a past president of the Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia. McKee is an active member of First Pentecostal Church.

McKee resides in Philadelphia with his wife, Linda. They have two daughters, Lauren McKee and fiancé Matt Livingston, and Meredith and her husband Evan Humphries, and granddaughter Liz Lyle Humphries. McKee is the son of Carolyn McKee and the late Tommy McKee of Philadelphia.

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