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Southern Bank Names New Banking Service Manager

(APRIL 28, 2015 – OZARK, MO) Southern Bank announced Susie Ballard as the new Banking Service Manager for Southern Bank’s Ozark branch. Ballard has been with Southern Bank since March of 2012.

Ballard brings close to 18 years of banking experience to her new role. Prior to being named as the Banking Service Manager, Ballard began her career with Southern Bank in 2012 as a teller and then moved to a new accounts representative.

Ballard moved to the Nixa area in 1980 and is a graduate of Nixa High School. She has also lived in Springfield for ten years and then relocated to Ozark in 2007.

“I look forward to continuing to work with new and current customers in my new role at Southern Bank,” said Ballard. “We strive to exceed our customers expectations with exceptional service all the time.”

About Southern Bank

Southern Bank has served the financial needs of America's Heartland for over 130 years, making it one of the oldest financial institutions headquartered in the region. Southern Bank offers dynamic and competitive products to individuals and businesses with a full range of financial products and services. An intense focus is placed on core values of being strongly rooted within the communities it serves, but Southern Bank also offers the innovative technology and ease of accessibility consumers seek from larger banks. Southern Bank is now a $2.1 billion financial institution, with 47 locations in Southern Missouri, Northern Arkansas and Southern Illinois. For more information, visit