Encore Bank names new directors for bank and holding company

by Roby Brock ([email protected]) 4,005 views 

Little Rock-based Encore Bank and its holding company, Capital Bancshares, announced a new board of directors for both entities on Wednesday (Oct. 30).

The bank, which restructured earlier this year with new management and ownership as well as a new $50 million stock offering, has plans to expand in central, northwest and Northeast Arkansas and in Dallas and Nashville.

The new holding company board of directors for Capital Bancshares, Inc. includes:

Thomas Fuqua
Texarkana, AR
Texarkana Funeral Homes/Family Liberty Life Insurance Co.
Fuqua works alongside his brother to run eight funeral homes and three cemeteries throughout NE Texas and SW Arkansas, as well as a captive insurance company with over $35 million in assets under management.

Chris Johnson
Little Rock, AR
Senior Vice President and Principal Financial Officer, Dillard’s, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer, CDI Contractors, LLC
In addition to Johnson’s responsibilities to Dillard’s and CDI he also serves on numerous Board of Directors including Baptist Health Foundation, Easterseals Arkansas, and Chairman of the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce.

Mark Langston
Little Rock, AR
Real Estate Consultant, Former Chief Financial Officer, Life & Specialty Ventures, L.L.C. and USAble Life
Langston has served in a variety of leadership roles throughout his career which includes banking experience with Central Arkansas Bancshares. He is also involved in several professional and community affiliations in Arkansas.

Michael L. Mosley
Sheridan, AR
Vice President & General Manager, Paper and Board North America
Mosley serves on a Global Leadership Team for Packaging Inks a division of over 500 employees with just under $200 million in sales.

Dr. Todd C. Stewart
Little Rock, AR
Chief Dental Officer, Rock Dental Brands
Stewart has practiced dentistry for over 24 years. As Chief Dental Officer, he is responsible for ensuring that its dentists are fully supported and that all aspects of the patient experience are positive.

The Encore Bank Board of Directors includes:

John Allen
Prattsville, AR
President and CEO of Allen Brothers Farm, LLC, Allen Gate and Panel, Inc and AGP Transport
Allen’s businesses operate in various industries including metal manufacturing, timberland, cattle, row crops, investments and transportation in Arkansas and the southeast United States.

Derek Alley
Dallas, TX
Managing Director, VCC Construction
Alley has a Bachelor of Science in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. His major responsibilities include corporate strategy, relationship management, contract negotiations, and financial analysis. Previously, Alley worked with Deutsche Bank in their Investment Banking Division.

Marcy Doderer
Little Rock, AR
President and Chief Executive Officer, Arkansas Children’s
Doderer has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arkansas Children’s since July 2013. She is a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives and is active in various boards at the state and national level aimed at improving child health.

Andrew Endicott
New York, NY
Co-Founder, President & CFO, Petal
Endicott holds a Juris Doctorate from Harvard and a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas. Endicott’s Petal is an innovative startup that delivers a credit card to those that have not had access to credit before.

Jack Harrington
Jonesboro, AR
Sr. Vice President, Real Estate & Development, U.S. Renal Care
Harrington is a founding partner of U.S. Renal Care and has over 25 years of operational health care and development experience. Harrington was Vice President of United Federal Savings & Loan and served on banking advisory boards in Northeast Arkansas from 2011–2019.

Matt Johnner
Dallas, TX
President & Co-Founder, BankLabs
Johnner has extensive knowledge and execution of bank strategy, branding, growth and customer success activities. BankLabs is focused on community-oriented banks, adding tools to increase efficiency, attract deposits and differentiate borrowers.

“As we move forward, it is important to bring people together from varied professional backgrounds. Combined achievements of our directors’ experience, and knowledge of business insights both in Arkansas and surrounding markets will allow Encore Bank to keep pace with the ever-changing landscape of banking. Additionally, our directors’ vast experiential diversity will aid in the successful growth and oversight of Capital Bancshares and Encore, while maintaining our focus on delivering a unique client-first banking experience,” said Chris Roberts, Chairman & CEO, Capital Bancshares, Inc. and Encore Bank.