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Our Leadership

Darrin L Williams CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc

Darrin Williams

CEO, Southern Bancorp, Inc.

Darrin Williams’ career is a unique combination of law, business, and politics. Currently serving as the CEO of Southern Bancorp, Inc., Williams oversees the strategic direction and operations of each of Southern’s three Community Development Financial Institutions…

Southern Bancorp CEO Darrin Williams Named to Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2020 Bloomberg 50 List

(December 3, 2020) – Bloomberg Businessweek today named Southern Bancorp CEO...

Darrin Williams featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

On September 21st, 2020, Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp, Inc., was...

Darrin Williams Appears on Fox News’ Cavuto Live

Today, Southern Bancorp, Inc. CEO Darrin Williams appeared on Cavuto Live to...

Darrin Williams on Bloomberg Markets: The Close

On April 28th, Southern Bancorp, Inc. CEO Darrin Williams was featured on...

Darrin Williams appearance on SiriusXM’s Wharton Business Daily Ch. 132, Friday, April 10th, 2020

Southern Bancorp, Inc. CEO Darrin Williams talks about the Paycheck Protection...
John T Olaimey CEO of Southern Bancorp Bank

John Olaimey

Chief Executive Officer, Southern Bancorp Bank

Karama Neal President of Southern Bancorp Community Partners

Karama Neal, PhD

President, Southern Bancorp Community Partners

Chris Wewers CFO of Southern Bancorp

Christopher W. Wewers, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Andrea Parnell Senior Vice President Human Resources

Andrea Parnell

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Andrea Parnell Senior Vice President Human Resources

Nathan Pittman

Senior Vice President, Policy and Communications

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Boards of Directors

In order to see the boards of each entity, select the button below saying either “Southern Bancorp, Inc.,” “Southern Bancorp Bank” or “Southern Bancorp Community Partners.”

Glendell Jones, Jr.

Chair

Senior Advisor to the President

Georgetown University

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Jerry Damerow

Ernst & Young

Partner (Retired)

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John C. Edwards

Helena-West Helena/Philips County Port Authority

General Counsel & Economic Development Director

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Donna Gambrell

Appalachian Community Capital

President & CEO

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Dan Koehler

Koehler Software, Inc.

President

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Mike Myers

Winrock International

Vice President & CFO

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James L. Prouty

Sustainability-Finance-Real Economies (SFRE)

CEO (Retired)

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Diane Tatum

Entergy Arkansas

Regional Customer Service Manager (Retired)

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Darrin L. Williams

Southern Bancorp, Inc.

CEO

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Sherman Tate

Chair

Tate & Associates

President & CEO

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Hugh Arant, Jr.

Arant Farms

President

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Jerry Damerow

Ernst & Young

Partner (Retired)

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Kim Evans

College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Senior Director of Development

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Jim Franks

First National Bankers Bank

Arkansas Regional President (Retired)

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Donna Gambrell

Appalachian Community Capital

President & CEO

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Glendell Jones, Jr. 

Senior Advisor to the President

Georgetown University

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Michael Montgomery

Radius Group, LLC

Chairman & CEO

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Walter L. Morris, Jr.

H&M Lumber Company

President

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John T. Olaimey

Southern Bancorp Bank

President & CEO

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Susie Smith

Former Financial Services Executive

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Darryl Swinton

Better Community Development, Inc

Director of Housing & Economic Development

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Darrin L. Williams

Southern Bancorp, Inc.

CEO

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Donna Gambrell

Chair

Appalachian Community Capital

President & CEO

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Amanda Johnson

Vice Chair

Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School

Executive Director

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Raymond Christman

RPRC Consulting

President & CEO

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John C. Edwards

Helena-West Helena/Philips County Port Authority

General Counsel & Economic Development Director

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Sarah Gentry

Hudson Cisne & Co. LLP

CPA, Principal

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Aurelia Jones-Taylor

Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services, Inc.

CEO

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Karama Neal, PhD

Southern Bancorp Community Partners

President

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Tom Pittman

Community Foundation of NW Mississippi

Co-Incorporator, President & CEO

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Mary Gay Shipley

That Bookstore in Blytheville

Founder (Retired)

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Clark Tennyson

Clark Timberlands, LLP.

Executive Vice President 

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Darrin L. Williams

Southern Bancorp, Inc.

CEO

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