Board of Directors

William Bronson

President & CEO
Daily Journal

Tupelo, MS

Jason Brooks

CPA
Watkins, Ward & Stafford

Houston, MS

Mary Childs

President
The Peoples Bank

Ripley, MS

Grace Clark

Community Volunteer

Tupelo, MS

Bo Collins

CEO
BNA Bank

New Albany, MS

Phil Faulkner

Former Owner
NauticStar Boats

Amory, MS

David Fernandes

President
Toyota Motor Manufacturing

Blue Springs, MS

Bobby Harper

Senior Vice President/Business Development Officer
Renasant Bank

Columbus, MS

Lisa Hawkins

Owner
Room to Room Furniture

Tupelo, MS

Julie Henry

Executive Vice President
First Choice Bank

Pontotoc, MS

Larry Kirk

Retired CEO
Hancock Fabrics, Inc.

Oxford, MS

Kirk Lewis

President
Blue Springs Metals

Tupelo, MS

Randy Long

President
Long Wholesale Distributors, Inc.

Corinth, MS

Robin McCormick

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Watkins, Ward, and Stafford, PLLC

West Point, MS

Aubrey Patterson

Retired, Chairman & CEO
BancorpSouth

Tupelo, MS

Greg Pirkle

Attorney
Phelps Dunbar, LLP

Tupelo, MS

Brian Quinn

President
Itawamba County Farm Bureau

Fulton, MS

Jack Reed, Jr.

President
R.W. Reed Co. ("Reed's")

Tupelo, MS

Becky Rollins

Community Volunteer

Tupelo, MS

David Rumbarger

President & CEO
Community Development Foundation

Tupelo, MS

Dr. David Shaw

Provost & Executive Vice President
Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS

Shane Spees

President & CEO
North MS Health Services

Tupelo, MS

Robyn Tannehill

Mayor
City of Oxford

Oxford, MS

Mark Tapp

Executive Vice President
Farmers & Merchants Bank

Booneville, MS

Lee Tucker

Plant Manager
Carpenter Company

Tupelo, MS

Mitch Waycaster

President & CEO
Renasant Bank

Tupelo, MS

Bryan Wilson

Retired, Managing Partner
Tacoma Ag, LLC

Fulton, MS

Board Counsel

Guy Mitchell, III

Attorney
Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A.

Tupelo, MS

Founders

George McLean photo-1

George A. McLean

1904 - 1983

Anna McLean photo

Anna Keirsey McLean

1906 - 2000

Director Emeritus

felix Black

1917 - 2003

J.C. Whitehead

1921 - 2004

Jim Ingram

1930 - 2006

James Hugh Ray

1927 - 2007

Jack Reed, Sr.

1924 - 2016

Bobby Martin

1933 - 2020

Hassell Franklin

H.L. "Sandy" Williams