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The First Commercial Bank team is unmatched when it comes to local understanding and business banking acumen. To learn more about any member of the distinguished FCB team, simply click on that individual’s name.

Alan Walters, President and CEO

Alan H. Walters
President and CEO

Alan has over 20 years of diverse experience in the banking industry, including assignments and management positions in corporate lending, credit administration, cash management, international banking, funds management and mortgage banking.

Bo Bourne, Senior Vice President - Development

Bo Bourne
Senior Vice President - Client Development

Bo has more than 20 years of banking experience with Bank of America,Trustmark Bank and, most recently, Southtrust Bank where he served as CEO of central Mississippi operations. His background is particularly strong in corporate, industrial and commercial real estate lending. Bo is focused on developing new corporate account and private banking relationships for FCB

Wilson E. (Billy) Brunt, Senior Vice President

Wilson E. (Billy) Brunt
Senior Vice President

Billy entered the banking field in 1983 with First Mississippi National Bank (now Bankcorp South) as a loan officer. He advanced to the position of commercial lender and assumed managerial responsibilities in several markets, including Jackson, Hattiesburg, Gulfport and Jackson, Tenn. In 2003 Billy moved to BankFirst Financial Services to develop a de novo banking operation in Madison and Rankin Counties. He joined First Commercial Bank as a Senior Vice President in March 2011.

 

Bob Cragon, Senior Vice President - Lending Services

Bob Cragon
Senior Vice President - Lending Services

Bob has 30 years of experience in bank lending, having begun his career with The Mississippi Bank as a credit analyst in 1978. Since then, he has assumed increasing levels of credit management responsibility, including manager of corporate and business banking and serving as group credit director. Bob's focus with FCB is on lending services tailored to the small business, corporate and professional sectors.

Robert Halford, Senior Vice President - Finance And Operations

Robert Halford
Senior Vice President - Finance And Operations

Robert brings 13 years of banking experience to First Commercial, 10 of those as CFO with start-up banks. First Commercial is the third start-up bank with which Robert has been associated.

Sam Lane, Senior Vice President - Client Development

Sam Lane
Senior Vice President - Client Development

Sam has more than 26 years of banking experience with Jackson area banks including 17 years with Deposit Guaranty. His emphasis has been in middle market commercial and corporate lending in the Jackson metro area and throughout the state of Mississippi.

Joseph H. Lutz, Senior Vice President - Credit Operations

Joseph H. Lutz
Senior Vice President - Credit Operations

Joe has over 25 years of lending experience. For eight years he served as a credit officer for Deposit Guaranty where he worked with the business and professional market segment and with the community bank division.

Mark Saxon, Senior Vice President - Corporate Sales

Mark Saxon
Senior Vice President - Corporate Sales

Mark has 18 years experience in commercial banking, including 15 with Deposit Guaranty, both as a lender and department manager. Most of his experience has been with middle market commercial and corporate clients in the tri county metro area.

Frances Ware, Senior Vice President - Private Banking

Frances Ware
Senior Vice President - Private Banking

Frances joined the banking industry in 1983 with Deposit Guaranty National Bank. Her last seven years there were spent in Real Estate Lending. She also spent three and a half years in the Private Banking sector with BancorpSouth.

Elisa T. Phillips, Vice President - Loan Officer

Elisa T. Phillips
Vice President - Loan Officer

Elisa began her banking career in Washington D.C. in 1989, and ascended through the ranks in Jackson commercial lending as senior credit analyst/credit officer, vice president & manager of small business private banking, and vice president & manager, corporate banking and new business development. Elisa joined FCB in August '06, and specializes in lending services tailored to the small business, corporate and professional sectors.

John Blanton, Vice President

John Blanton
Vice President

John Blanton has previous experience as a credit analyst and business banker. Blanton will be underwriting and servicing commercial loan requests for First Commercial Bank.

Becky Arrington, Loan Operations

Becky Arrington
Loan Operations

Becky comes to First Commercial Bank with 20 years experience in the banking industry. She has worked in many areas of banking including Credit Card Operations, Loan Review, Consumer Credit Scoring, Consumer Lending, and for ten years she managed the Commercial Loan Operations Department at Deposit Guaranty.

Nathan Best, Loan Operations

Nathan Best
Credit Analyst

Nathan joined First Commercial in 2013. His primary responsibilities include servicing commercial loan requests, business development, and credit analysis. Prior to joining First Commercial Bank, Nathan spent six years with Parkway Properties, focusing on property management, landlord leasing representation, business development, and construction management. Nathan is a graduate of University of Mississippi with a B.B.A. in Marketing Communications.

David Brooks, Customer Service Representative/Teller

David Brooks
Customer Service Representative/Teller

David has 23 years experience in banking with an emphasis in customer service and international banking.

Georgia Bullocks, Deposit Operations

Georgia Bullocks
Deposit Operations

Georgia comes to First Commercial with 28 years of experience in the banking industry, as well as mortgage loan servicing. She has worked in several areas of banking and mortgage loan servicing, including Payment Processing, Accounting, Bankruptcy, ACH/Wire Transfers, and Proof Operations.

Mary Beth Cantrell, Customer Service Representative

Mary Beth Cantrell
Customer Service Representative

Mary Beth Cantrell comes to First Commercial with over 15 years of combined managerial and customer service expertise in the insurance and hospitality industries.

Shirley Clark, Deposit Operations

Shirley Clark
Deposit Operations

Shirley comes to First Commercial with 24 years of experience in the banking industry with an emphasis in the area of Deposit Operations. At First Commercial, Shirley will be responsible for Proof Operations,
Statement Processing, Item Processing, Research, Returns, Wholesale Lock Boxes, Mail-in Deposits, Telephone Transfers, Wire Transfers and Data Processing.

Angel Coleman, Loan Operations

Angel Coleman
Loan Operations

Angel has more than 25 years’ experience in the banking industry, specializing in real estate/mortgage loan closing documentation. She also has previous law firm experience preparing and closing loans.

Kelly Garner, Customer Service Representative/Teller

Kelly Garner
Customer Service Representative/Teller

Kelly has over 10 years of banking experience in teller operations and customer service. She joined First Commercial Bank in 2012.

Mary Cathryn Hammac, Compliance Administrator

Mary Cathryn Hammac
Compliance Administrator

Mary Cathryn has 35 years of extensive accounting and internal audit experience. She worked several years in the internal audit department at Sunburst Bank. She also has internal audit experience in the hotel industry and, most recently, served as Vice President - Audit at JP Morgan Chase, while working in the student loan industry. Mary Cathryn joined First Commercial Bank in 2011 as the Compliance Administrator and is also a Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer.

Heather Howard, Customer Service Representative

Heather Howard
Customer Service Representative

Heather joined First Commercial in 2013 as Customer Service Representative. Heather has previous customer service and office management experience working for a local private business for over 11 years.

Demetry Kendrick, Customer Service Representative/Teller

Demetry Kendrick
Customer Service Representative/Teller

Demetry has been in banking for five years with experience in the areas of loan and teller operations. She also is a licensed life insurance agent in the state of Mississippi.

Kim Kern, Customer Service Representative/Teller

Kim Kern
Customer Service Representative/Teller

Kim has over five years of banking experience with an emphasis in teller operations and customer service. She initially worked with First Commercial Bank from 2002 to 2004 and rejoined the bank in 2012.

Carolyn Mayberry, Customer Service Representative/Teller

Carolyn Mayberry
Customer Service Representative/Teller

Carolyn has over 23 years of banking experience with an emphasis in customer service and teller operations.

Jason McCleave, Credit Analyst

Jason McCleave
Credit Analyst

Jason has 17 years of small business accounting and operations experience and five years of service as a director at Statewide Federal Credit Union. He has a B.S. from Mississippi State University and has completed post-graduate accounting coursework at Belhaven University. Jason joined First Commercial Bank in 2013.

Linda McMaster, Executive Assistant

Linda McMaster
Executive Assistant

Linda has over 30 years experience in banking, having begun her career with The Mississippi Bank in 1974 working in the lending area. Since then, she has assumed increasing levels of administrative assistant responsibilities. She joined FCB in 2007 as Executive Assistant to the President.

Becky Mitchell, Loan Operations

Becky Mitchell
Loan Operations

Becky has 18 years of loan servicing experience in the financial industry. She joined First Commercial Bank in 2012.

Kelly Mitchell, Customer Service Representative

Kelly Mitchell
Customer Service Representative

Kelly has over ten years of experience in the customer service industry. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Belhaven University with a Bachelorís degree in Business Administration. Kelly joined First Commercial Bank in 2012.

Anna Nations, Finance and Operations

Anna Nations
Finance and Operations

Anna joined First Commercial with over 30 years of banking experience. She began her career at a local Jackson bank working in several areas including marketing, branch management, real estate lending, and credit administration. Anna is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager and her last eight years in banking were as Vice President/Compliance Officer for Union Planters Corporation. She was also Chief Compliance Specialist for a bank software provider and more recently worked in contract administration and risk management for a local business. She resumed her banking career with First Commercial Bank in 2013 in Finance and Operations

Chistina Osborne, Credit Analyst

Chistina Osborne
Credit Analyst

Christina graduated from Mississippi Sate University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Banking and Finance. She received Summa Cum Laude honors and was a Young Bankers Orrin Swayze Scholastic Awards Finalist. Christina joined First Commercial Bank in 2010.

Ben Peavy, Portfolio Manager

Ben Peavy
Portfolio Manager

Ben joined First Commercial Bank in 2007 and has over 10 years of experience in banking. Ben also has experience in accounting and internal audit.

Rhonda Saul, Customer Service Representative/Teller

Rhonda Saul
Customer Service Representative/Teller

Rhonda has been in the banking industry for 17 years. She worked at Deposit Guaranty in the areas of teller operations, customer service and as a lending assistant in the Business Banking Department. Most recently she has served as a loan specialist with Bancorp South.

Kathleen Simmons, Credit Analyst

Kathleen Simmons
Credit Analyst

Kathleen has earned both a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance with a minor in Mathematics and a Master of Business Administration degree from Mississippi State University. She received Summa Cum Laude honors and was a Mississippi Young Bankersí Orrin Swayze Scholastic Awards finalist. Kathleen worked as an intern at First Commercial Bank in the summer of 2012 and then joined as a credit analyst in 2013.

Gina Sistrunk, Loan Operations

Gina Sistrunk
Loan Operations

Gina has over 14 years experience in the banking industry, specializing in commercial loan closing documentation. She also previously worked as executive assistant and officer manager for a local business. Gina joined First Commercial Bank in 2006.

Berncill Stamps, Customer Service Representative/Teller

Berncill Stamps
Customer Service Representative/Teller

Berncill has over 19 years of banking experience in customer service and teller operations. She joined First Commercial Bank in 2005.

Jill Switzer, Teller

Jill Switzer
Teller

Jill has nine years of banking experience in teller operations and customer service. She joined First Commercial Bank in 2013.