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Emory Mayfield becomes Hancock Whitney Mississippi Regional President

Emory Mayfield

Gulf South banking executive Emory Mayfield is bringing his winning record of team leadership and client commitment to the Magnolia State as Hancock Whitney’s new Mississippi Regional President.

Mayfield joined Hancock Whitney in 2013 as Tallahassee market president, having already achieved a 10-year legacy of banking success in Florida’s Big Bend region. Hancock Whitney executives emphasized Mayfield’s promotion empowers broader and even more beneficial client-banker partnerships in Mississippi through his exemplary commitment to the company’s core values, his insightful, innovative industry and team leadership, and his zeal for providing clients unfailing 5-star service.

Mayfield began his assignment as Hancock Whitney Mississippi Regional President last week and will relocate to the Mississippi Gulf Coast with his wife and three young daughters this summer.

Before joining Hancock Whitney, Mayfield spent more than 10 years leading various lines of business at Capital City Bank. He also served as a public finance associate with Fannie Mae in Washington, D.C. Before entering the financial services arena, he was in several governmental roles, including at the White House as a special assistant in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and as a special assistant to the chief of staff at the United States Trade Representative.

He holds a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard University and Bachelor of Science degree in finance from The University of Alabama. He is also the immediate past chairman of the Florida Bankers Association Board of Directors. The Leadership Florida and Leadership Tallahassee graduate is recognized throughout North Florida for his leadership and service with some of that area’s most prominent business, civic, and cultural organizations.


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