Incoming CEO George Makris Jr. Plans to Tap Simmons First's Big, New Markets by Gwen Moritz Posted 5/6/2013 12:00 am Updated 3 years ago George Makris Jr., who has spent his career in his family's Anheuser-Busch beer distributorship, is now CEO-elect of Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.