A new slate of officers was installed at the ABA Annual Convention on Wednesday, April 17, including Chairman Robert Robinson, Simmons Bank of El Dorado; Chairman-Elect Jonathan Harrell, Generations Bank of Rogers; Vice-Chairman Jim Cargill, Arvest Bank of Little Rock; and Treasurer Tom Grumbles, First Service Bank of Greenbrier.
Additional leadership for the coming year will be the ABA Board of Directors, which includes:
Johnny Adams, First Security Bank of Conway;
Craig Attwood, FBT Bank & Mortgage of Pine Bluff;
Jeff Brecklein, Integrity First Bank of Jonesboro;
Nathan Gairhan, United Bank of Springdale;
David Jessup, DeWitt Bank & Trust of DeWitt;
Lance Lanier, Citizens Bank & Trust of Van Buren;
Barry Ledbetter, Simmons Bank of Little Rock;
Wilson Moore, Bank of America of Little Rock;
Marnie Oldner, Stone Bank of Little Rock;
Mark Roberts, Malvern National Bank of Malvern;
Lori Ross, Citizens Bank of Arkadelphia;
Todd Smith, Farmers Bank & Trust of Magnolia;
Randy Scott, Farmers Bank & Trust of Blytheville;
Jason Tennant, Cornerstone Bank of Eureka Springs; and
Lynn Wright, Arvest Bank of Little Rock.
The Arkansas Bankers Association was established in 1891. It is the state’s largest and oldest banking industry organization and represents banks, bank holding companies, and savings & loans in Arkansas.