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Will Lambe

Will Lambe Will Lambe is the Chief Strategy Officer for Southern Bancorp Inc., where he leads strategy development and execution across Southern’s family of companies. Prior to joining Southern, Will worked in senior level roles at Enterprise Community Loan Fund (a...

Kenya Davenport

Kenya Davenport Kenya Davenport serves as Southern Bancorp, Inc.’s Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement where she advises and provides counsel to the CEO, manages strategic projects, and creates and maintains engagement of investors,...

Vance Smiley

Vance Smiley Vance Smiley, Chief Innovation Officer Vance Smiley is the founder of System61 and serves as Chief Innovation Officer at Southern Bancorp Bank. Long frustrated by the innovation gridlock he has witnessed at the intersection of legacy core systems, banking...

Anthony Young

Anthony Young Southern Bancorp Community Partners, President Anthony Young is a husband, father, entrepreneur, community and economic developer, with passion for revitalizing communities and facilitating the growth of local economies. Currently, he serves as the...

Hugh Arant, Jr.

Hugh Arant, Jr. Arant Farms, President Hugh Arant, Jr. is President of Arant Farms, Inc. and is a partner in his family business, Arant Acres. A graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in Agricultural Engineering, Mr. Arant has been farming since 1973...

Raymond Christman

Raymond Christman RPRC Consulting, President & CEO Ray Christman resides in Naples, Florida. He was elected to the Naples City Council in April 2019. He is also the President and CEO of RPRC Consulting, providing consulting and advisory services to community...

Jerry Damerow

Jerry Damerow Retired Ernst & Young Partner Jerry Damerow served as Associate Director of the medical technology accelerator, UAMS BioVentures; as a Managing Partner for Ernst & Young operations in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Southeast Asia; and as a management...

John C. Edwards

John C. Edwards Helena-West Helena/Philips County Port Authority, General Counsel & Economic Development Director John Edwards serves as General Counsel & Economic Development Director for Helena-West Helena/Philips County Port Authority in Helena, Arkansas....

Kim Evans, J.D.

Kim Evans, J.D. Walton Family Foundation, Senior Program Officer Kim H. Evans is a Senior Program Officer for Special Projects with the Walton Family Foundation.  She previously served as Senior Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations at the University of...

Jim Franks

Jim Franks Retired Banker Jim Franks served as the Arkansas Regional President and board member of First National Bankers Bank, the second largest correspondent bankers’ bank in the United States, until his retirement in 2017. An attorney, Franks began his banking...