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James L. Prouty

James L. Prouty Senior International Advisor Jim is a native of New York. After starting his banking career with Chemical Bank and then obtaining an MBA at Columbia, Jim joined Bank of America where over a 23 year period he had assignments of increasing responsibility...

Mary Gay Shipley

Mary Gay Shipley That Bookstore in Blytheville, Retired Founder Mary Gay Shipley is a nationally renowned small business owner with over 35 years of business and community planning in the Arkansas Delta region. Respected nationally for her successful bookstore, Mary...

Susan F. Smith

Susan F. Smith Financial Consultant With over 27 years of executive leadership at community banks, Susan Smith currently serves as a financial consultant. Previously, she has had 16 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer at a...

Darryl Swinton

Darryl Swinton Better Community Development, Inc., Executive Director of Housing Darryl Swinton serves as the Executive Director of Housing, Economic Development & Weatherization for Better Community Development Inc. In this capacity, Mr. Swinton is responsible of...

Sherman Tate

Sherman Tate Chairman of Southern Bancorp Bank Tate & Associates, President & CEO Sherman Tate is President and CEO of Tate & Associates management company. The Domino Effect and HT & Associates are operating divisions of Tate & Associates. Prior...

Diane Tatum

Diane Tatum Entergy Arkansas, Regional Customer Service Manager (Retired) Diane began her career with Entergy in June of 1977 in Helena and held several positions within the corporation working in Magnolia, Camden, El Dorado, Crossett, Hamburg, Fordyce and Pine Bluff....

Clark Tennyson

Clark Tennyson Clark Timberlands LLLP, Executive Vice President, Clark Tennyson manages and oversees the harvesting and reforestation of his family’s timber and real estate holdings located in eight counties in southern Arkansas. Born and raised in El Dorado Arkansas,...

Christopher W. Wewers

Christopher W. Wewers Southern Bancorp, Inc., CPA, Chief Financial Officer Christopher Wewers brings over 20 years of executive level management of financial institutions to the Company, where he is responsible for the financial management of all three of Southern’s...

Darrin L. Williams

Darrin L. Williams CEO, Southern Bancorp, Inc. Download Headshot Here Skip to Short Bio CEO, Southern Bancorp, Inc. Darrin Williams’ career is a unique combination of business, law, and politics. Currently serving as the CEO of Southern Bancorp, Inc., Williams...