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Andy Anderson elected chairman of Mississippi Bankers Association

Andy Anderson of Anguilla has been elected Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2020-2021. As MBA Chairman, Anderson chairs the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The membership of the 132-year-old statewide trade association includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi.  MBA members hold more than 95 percent of bank deposits in the state. Anderson serves as ...

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Business, educational and religious groups throw support behind new state flag

By BECKY GILLETTE The state flag of Mississippi that incorporates an image of the Confederate battle flag has long been controversial. A voter referendum in 2001 to change the flag to something without racial overtones failed by a margin of two-to-one in a state where 37 percent of the population is black. Today, after the worldwide protests over the death ...

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Gordon Fellows assumes role of MBA president and CEO

Gordon Fellows has been appointed by the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) Board of Directors to become the president and CEO of the MBA January 1, 2020. Fellows has been with the MBA since 2012, most recently serving as the Senior Vice President of Government Relations. Since 2012, Fellows has lead association lobbying efforts with elected and appointed state and federal ...

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McKinley Deaver, longest serving president of MBA, retires at the end of 2019

McKinley W. “Mac” Deaver will retire as president of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) on December 31, 2019. Deaver has served in this role since 1993, and retires as the longest serving president in 130-year history of the MBA. A native of Purvis, Deaver graduated from Pearl River Community College and then earned a degree in communications from the University ...

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Logue, Tindall, Hemeter elected to Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors

The Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors elected three new members to three-year terms: Henry Logue (Raymond, Madison), Jay Tindall (Senatobia), and David Hemeter (Picayune). Logue serves as Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Merchants and Planters Bank in Raymond. His banking experience includes serving as Chairman, President and CEO of Madison County Bank, Madison; as Director, EVP of ...

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Cole elected Treasurer of MBA

M. Ray (Hoppy) Cole, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and President of The First, A National Banking Association, headquartered in Hattiesburg, has been elected Treasurer of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2019-2020. As MBA Treasurer, Cole serves on the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The MBA is a statewide trade association whose membership includes commercial banks and savings ...

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McKee elected Chairman of MBA

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 ...

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Anderson elected Vice Chairman of MBA

Andy Anderson of Anguilla has been elected Vice Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2019-20. As Vice Chairman, Anderson will serve on the MBA Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and he also will serve as president of the MBA Education Foundation. The membership of the 130-year-old statewide trade association includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in ...

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Luke elected VP of Mississippi Young Bankers

Zach Luke, of Bank of Commerce, Greenwood, has been elected to serve as vice president of Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association. Since 1950, Mississippi Young Bankers has been active in providing leadership development activities and supporting financial literacy programs of the MBA and its member banks. MYB members are involved in administering scholarship programs for ...

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Brock to serve on Mississippi Young Bankers Council

Oxford banker Lucius Brock has been elected to the Executive Council of the Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association. Since 1950, Mississippi Young Bankers has been active in providing leadership development activities, supporting financial literacy programs of the MBA and its member banks. MYB members are involved in administering scholarship programs for high school and college ...

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