Board of Regents 2019-2020

Shane Clayton
President/CEO
First Choice Bank
Pontotoc, MS

Tim Compton
President/CEO
Traditions Bank
Cullman, AL

David Crader
Chairman
The Bank of Missouri
Perryville, MO

Boris Dover
President/COO
First Community Bank
Batesville, AR

Byron Earnheart
Programming Director
Barret School of Banking
Memphis, TN

Katya Farmer
2018 Class Representative
Project Manager/Product Devel.
Arvest Bank
Lowell, AR

Carolyn E. (Betsy) Flynn
Chairman/President/CEO
Community Financial Services Bank
Benton, KY

Lisa Foley
Executive Vice President
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Memphis, TN

Jeffrey C. Gerrish
Attorney and Consultant
Gerrish Smith Tuck, PC
Memphis, TN

Ashley Gordon
Registrar
Barret School of Banking
Memphis, TN

Jim S. Gowen, Jr.
President/CEO
Merchants & Planters Bank
Newport, AR

Eric Hallman
President/CEO
NE Ind. Community Bankers
Lincoln, NE

Steve Handke
President
First Option Bank
Horton, KS

David E. Hayes
President/CEO
Security Bank
Dyersburg, TN

Gene Henson
President – Memphis/
North Mississippi Region
Trustmark National Bank
Memphis, TN

Robert Herrera
Market President
First Western Bank
Booneville, AR

Michael B. Hobbs
Community Bank President
FM Bank
Dexter, MO

Christopher M. Kelley
Executive Director
Barret School of Banking
Memphis, TN

Danny Kelly
President/CEO
The HomeTown Bank of Alabama
Oneonta, AL

Art Kniffen
Director
St. Louis Bank
St. Louis, MO

Lindsay LaNore
Group Executive Vice President
Community Banker University
ICBA
Sauk Centre, MN

Sam P. McClatchy, Jr.
President/CEO
First State Bank
Holly Springs, MS

John McNair
President/CEO
Community Bankers of GA
Atlanta, GA

Shawn Mitchell
President/CEO
Community Bankers Assn. of Kansas
Topeka, KS

Jennifer Nunley
Executive Vice President/COO
Security Bank
Dyersburg, TN

Chris Padgett
Executive Director
Arkansas Community Bankers
Little Rock, AR

Robert L. Palmer
President/CEO
Community Bankers Assn. of Ohio
Columbus, OH

James L. Reber
President/CEO
ICBA Securities
Memphis, TN

Jeanie Rittenberry
Director/Marketing/Communication
First Bank
Nashville, TN

Matthew Ruge
Executive Director
Missouri Independent Bankers Assn.
Liberty, MO

Douglas Scarboro
SVP/Regional Executive
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Memphis Branch
Memphis, TN

Ray Skinner
President/CEO
Town & Country Bank
Rolla, MO

Milton B. Smith
Chairman/President/CEO
First National Bank
Walnut Ridge, AR

Ray Smith
Executive Vice President
Renasant Bank
Tupelo, MS

Jim Strickland
2017 Class Representative
Vice President
BankSouth
Watkinsville, GA

Justin St. Pierre
President/CEO
Peoples Bank & Trust Co.
Troy, MO

Donna Tanner
Executive Director
Community Bankers of West Virginia
Beckley, WV

Brian Walhood
EVP/Chief Sales Officer
BancorpSouth
Memphis, TN

Whitney Watson
2019 Class Representative
Sales Manager
Arvest Bank
Little Rock, AR

John Witkowski
President/CEO
Independent Bankers Association of New York State
Albany, New York

 

Regents Emeriti:

M. E. Bond
Germantown, TN

Claudia L. Bratcher
Fort Smith, AR

Aubrey Earnheart
Senior Vice President/
Problem Asset Management
Regional Manager
Regions Bank
Memphis, TN

Reg Germany
Bank Consultant
Germantown, TN

Jim S. Gowen, Sr.
Chairman
Merchants & Planters Bank
Newport, AR

John T. Hampton
Chairman/CEO
First Western Bank
Booneville, AR

Forrest N. Jenkins
Marion, AR

William H. Lovell III
Cordova, TN

Tom Martin
Olive Branch, MS

Joe Miles
Mountain Home, AR

Buddy R. Montgomery
Chairman
First Choice Bank
Pontotoc, MS
Frank W. Oldham, Jr.
Boerne, TX

Kenneth W. Plunk
Germantown, TN

Claude H. Springfield III
Tupelo, MS

David W. Thompson
Chairman
Peoples Bank & Trust Co.
Troy, MO

Rebecca Thomas
Memphis, TN

Richard G. Trammell
Hot Springs, AR

Tom A. Wright
Destin, FL

Barret School of Banking
650 East Parkway South Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: (901) 321-4000
Email: barret@barret.ws

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