BATESVILLE, Ark. – October 20, 2014 – Pam Jones, a longtime banking executive in Arkansas and Mississippi, has joined the staff of Citizens Bank in the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Loan Operations.
Ms. Jones assumed responsibility for Citizens Bank’s Note Department, Loan Processing and Credit Administration areas and will combine these departments to create a state-of-the-art loan processing center.
“These are important times in the history and development of Citizens Bank, and Pam will be instrumental in assisting us expand across Arkansas and beyond,” said Phil Baldwin, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Pam’s professionalism and experience will allow us to take advantage of future growth opportunities.”
Jones served for the last seven years as Senior Vice President of Loan Operations at Southern Bancorp Bank in Arkadelphia, Arkansas – a $1.3 billion financial institution with 45 branch locations across the mid-south.
Outside of banking, Jones has been involved in numerous pageant judging associations; plus livestock, 4-H and Farm Bureau organizations; and the Business and Professional Women’s Association.About Citizens Bank
Citizens Bank was founded in 1953 by business and civic leaders to serve the financial needs of middle income families and small businesses. Citizens Bank works to improve the quality of life for all community residents by promoting educational opportunities, economic growth and innovative civic partnerships.