Micah Beard has been named Regional President of the North Central Arkansas Market for Batesville-based Citizens Bank.
In his role, Beard will be responsible for the North Central Region and will be the primary point of contact for local decisions as a hands-on resource and leader in the Batesville community.
“Micah is the right person to lead our talented team of associates in the North Central Region,” said Adam Mitchell, President and CEO of Citizens Bank. “Through his leadership, Citizens Bank was one of the first banks in the region to originate PPP loans for our customers, demonstrating his true commitment to community banking.”
A native of Monticello, Beard attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Accounting. He later obtained specialized degrees from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania.
Beard has been employed at the bank since 2008 and has more than 25 years of experience in banking.