BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Herbert A. King
Mr. King joined our Board of Directors in 1997 and currently serves as Chairman ofour Board of Directors. Mr. King is a civil engineer and has been associated with King Engineering, Inc. since 1990. King Engineering is primarily engaged in general civil engineering and land surveying. As a civil engineer, Mr. King provides insight intothe ramifications of certain engineering issues impacting our potential real estate loans.
Stacy M. Brantley
Mr. Brantley joined our Board of Directors in 2023 when he became the President and CEO of The Citizens Bank. He brings over 25 years of diverse banking and executive leadership experience. Prior to joining The Citizens Bank, Brantley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer for Morris Bank of Georgia where he oversaw all lending and branch sales.
Gregory E. Cronin
Mr. Cronin joined our Board of Directors in 2019. Mr. Cronin is the Gulf Coast Area president of the Bank. Prior to joining the bank in October 2019, Mr. Cronin served as President and CEO of Charter Bank since 2008. As a long-time bank executive, Mr. Cronin provides expertise into the day to day bank operations and the related loan functions.
Jane D. Crosswhite
Ms. Crosswhite is the Executive Vice-President and Secretary/Treasurer of Williams Brothers Incorporated, a general merchandise store located in Philadelphia, Mississippi, that was started by her family in 1907. She began working there part-time in 1979 and transitioned to full-time in 1983. Ms. Crosswhite brings a wealth of experience in the retail business and tremendous knowledge of the general economy in our service area.
Dr. Dungan joined our Board of Directors in 2008. Dr. Dungan is a physician specializing in gastroenterology and has been associated with Meridian Gastroenterology PLLC since 2004. Prior to that time, he practiced as a member of the Rush Medical Group. As a physician, he brings a unique perspective to the Board of Directors regarding the needs of the medical community, especially as it relates to the Meridian, Mississippi geographic market.
Donald L. Kilgore
Mr. Kilgore joined our Board of Directors in 2001. Mr. Kilgore is a practicing attorney after serving in Mississippi Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General from 2015 until 2019. Prior to that, he served as the Attorney General for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians beginning in March 2005. Prior to that time, he was engaged in the practice of law for 26 years as a partner of the law firm of Alford, Thomas and Kilgore. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Kilgore offers expertise regarding real estate and contract law issues.
David A. King
Mr. King joined our Board of Directors in 1997 and currently serves on the loan committee. Since 1977, Mr. King has been the proprietor of Philadelphia Motor Company, a company primarily engaged in wholesale and retail auto parts sales. As a small business owner, Mr. King provides a first-hand perspective regarding the needs of a typical small business owner, including loans, deposit operations and other services.
Daniel Adam Mars
Mr. Mars joined our Board of Directors in 2007. Mr. Mars is currently serving in the capacity as the business manager for Mars, Mars and Mars, Attorneys-at-Law. Mr. Mars has been the owner of MMM Investments LLC since 2004. As a real estate professional, Mr. Mars’ insight into the local real estate market is invaluable to our Board of Directors when evaluating potential real estate loans.
Greg L. McKee
Mr. McKee joined our Board of Directors in 2001. Mr. McKee was employed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank from January 1, 2003 until January 31, 2023 when he retired. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, he was employed as President of the Bank since January 2002. He was previously employed by the Bank as an Executive Vice-President, Senior Vice-President and Vice-President prior to January 2002. As our past President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. McKee is uniquely qualified to advise the Board of Directors on our operations, competition and industry.
Jason R. Voyles
Mr. Voyles joined our Board of Directors in 2021. Mr. Voyles is a licensed real estate broker and has been serving as President of Spectrum Capital since 2006. Prior to that time, Mr. Voyles served as the Vice President of Corporate Development for W. G. Yates and Sons, Inc., a general contractor doing business worldwide, since 2009. As a real estate professional, Mr. Voyles provides a deep knowledge of commercial real estate transactions and as an executive of a real estate company provides a perspective into what our customers value.
David P. Webb
Mr. Webb joined our Board of Directors in 1998. Mr. Webb is a tax attorney and has been engaged in the practice of law since 1986. He is currently a shareholder of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC. As a practicing attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Webb provides both legal and accounting expertise.
Terrell E. Winstead
Mr. Winstead joined our Board of Directors in 2007. Since 1987, Mr. Winstead has been employed by The Molpus Company, now doing business as Molpus Woodlands Group. During that time, he has served as Controller, Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and is now Executive Vice President. As a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Winstead offers accounting expertise and financial sophistication to the audit committee and to the Board of Directors.