Purchased company in 1991. Graduate, Mississippi State University and LSU School of Banking. More than 20 years in banking. Worked for three of Mississippi’s largest banks, serving on many decision-making committees, including board of directors. Former bank president, president of chambers of commerce, Rotary International, and district governor of Civitan International. Former Board Member, Greater Memphis Chamber, and Salvation Army. Former Member, Administrative Board and Finance Committee at Christ United Methodist Church.