Citizens Bank Elevates Professional Talent at Branch Locations

Date of Release: 
Friday, February 14, 2014

BATESVILLE – February 14, 2014 – Citizens Bank continues to bolster its branch leadership with recent promotions and a key hiring at two of its branch locations in Batesville.

  • Stefanie Canard, a Citizens Bank associate for more than 10 years, has been promoted to the position of Retail Manager at its St. Louis Branch.  Canard has worked in the Retail Department for her entire banking career with Citizens Bank.  Retail Managers are responsible for the efficient operation of branch banks, and directing the activities of the branch staff while promoting market growth.  They are also responsible for providing high quality customer service, cross selling, and the prompt and efficient operation of customer transactions.
  • Megan Watson, who has been associated with Citizens Bank for seven of her eight years in banking, has been promoted to Assistant Retail Manager at the Eagle Mountain Branch.  Watson is responsible for providing high quality of customer service, and the prompt and efficient handling of customer transactions.
  • Haley Martin has also been promoted to an Assistant Retail Manager position at Eagle Mountain after being associated with Citizens Bank for more than three years.  Martin will be responsible for assisting in the supervision of daily branch operations.
  • And Citizens Bank welcomes Bridget Myers, who joins the Solid Citizens team as an Assistant Retail Manager, also at the Eagle Mountain Branch.  Myers, who lives in Charlotte, has more than eight years of experience in banking, most recently working as Operations Leader with FNBC Bank in Ash Flat.

“Citizens Bank is pleased to continue to recognize and reward well-qualified and well-trained banking professionals to these key positions,” said Carma Osborn, Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Officer.  “We remain committed to the professional development of our current associates and attracting the most talented bankers across our market areas.”

About The Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank of Batesville was established in 1953 by a group of local businessmen who shared a vision of creating a bank that would be committed to serving the working people of Batesville and Independence County.  Today, Citizens Bank is Independence County’s largest financial institution by market share, and has expanded its service area to include Lawrence, Randolph, Sharp and Stone counties.  The bank operates 10 fully staffed financial centers in Batesville, Cave City, Imboden, Mountain View and Pleasant Plains.

NEW BRANCH LEADERS AT CITIZENS BANK – Megan Watson (above, from left), Haley Martin and Bridget Myers have assumed Assistant Retail Manager positions at Citizens Bank’s Eagle Mountain Branch, and Stefanie Canard (below) has been promoted to Retail Manager at the bank’s St. Louis Branch in Batesville.