Kelly Brown

First Vice President

Eagle Bank & Trust

North Little Rock

Kelly Brown

Working summers at North Little Rock's original Twin City Bank led Kelly Brown to pursue a career in banking.

Brown joined Worthen National Bank in Little Rock in 1987 after graduating from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a bachelor's degree in finance and banking.

The North Little Rock native started in loan review and was an assistant vice president of real estate lending in 1996.

That's when Brown was hired by Central Bank & Trust in Little Rock, where she worked in general, then residential and later commercial lending.

During her six-year stint with the bank, Brown was recognized for maintaining a Top 10 loan portfolio by the parent company, Arvest Banking Corp.

Last summer, she moved to Little Rock's Eagle Bank & Trust. Brown underwrites and manages large loans out of Eagle's North Little Rock office.

Her proudest achievement is her selection as Woman of the Year in 1995 by the Downtown Business and Professional Women.

Her volunteer work includes outgoing president of the Junior League of North Little Rock, Baptist Health Community Advisory Board and Heflin YMCA Advisory Board.