LITTLE ROCK, ARK – Southern Bancorp is excited to announce the opening of its newest branch in Glenwood, Arkansas, located at 218 Elm Street. Doors open to the public on September 23rd. To celebrate the new branch, Southern is hosting a grand opening on October 11th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and all are invited to attend.
“Southern had the pleasure of joining the Glenwood community earlier this spring with a temporary location, and we are excited that construction is complete on our new branch,” said Southern Bancorp, Inc. CEO Darrin Williams. “It is our mission to be wealth builders for everyone; therefore, we provide a wide range of financial development products and services such as small business loans, credit counseling and free tax preparation.”
The Glenwood location is led by Market President Greg Black. During his 20 year banking career, Black has served as Vice President and President of Lending for numerous financial institutions throughout Southwest Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Glenwood native, Tamara Horn serves as Branch Manager. She graduated from Caddo Hills High School in 1994 and comes to Southern with more than 15 years of banking experience. Horn is actively involved in her community as a Lions Club member and a local church representative for The Call.
The branch has one lender, Patsy Webb, a customer service representative, Anna Self and Traci Lair serves as teller. Branch hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
The staff looks forward to seeing all of Glenwood at the grand opening on October 11th. There will be hamburgers, hotdogs and Southern Bancorp giveaways.
About Southern Bancorp
Southern Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company; Southern Bancorp Community Partners, a 501(c)(3) development finance and lending organization; and Southern Bancorp Bank, one of America’s largest rural development banks; were founded in 1986 by then Governor Bill Clinton, Walmart Chair Rob Walton, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and others who were concerned about the economic decline of rural Arkansas. All three entities are U.S. Treasury certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) collectively known as “Southern.” With $1.4 billion in assets, 65,000 customers and 47 locations in Arkansas and Mississippi, Southern invests in people and businesses in rural communities; empowers them to improve their lives; and helps them transform their communities. Learn more about Southern on the web at www.banksouthern.com & www.southernpartners.org.