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Southern Bank Announces New Commercial Loan Officer in Jonesboro Market

(August 14, 2019 Jonesboro, Arkanasas) - Southern Bank is happy to announce the addition of Senior Commercial Loan Officer Mike Weaver to the Jonesboro – Nettleton branch.

Weaver brings nearly 13 years of banking experience to his new role, having most recently served as the Paragould Market President for Centennial Bank.

Southern Bank Market President Kevin Bishop said of Weaver: “Southern Bank takes great pride in being a community bank with local people and local decisions, and with Mike’s dedication and expertise I’m confident we will see great things happening in the Jonesboro market. He will be a great asset to our team.”

Mike and his wife, Tonya, have two children: Hallie and Caleb. In addition to his duties at Southern Bank, Weaver is a Rotarian and committee member for the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

“I’m very excited to join the Southern Bank team in Jonesboro and look forward to doing my part to help grow our Northeast Arkansas market.” Weaver said.

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