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Judy Lawton, Heartland Bank (Bank CFO Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Judy Lawton has worked as a chief financial officer for most of her 34-year career in banking. She recently celebrated her 11th anniversary as CFO and chief operating officer at Bryant’s Heartland Bank, which she helped transform from a $44 million-asset thrift into today’s $244 million-asset lender.

Judy Lawton of Heartland Bank (CFO of the Year Finalist, Small Bank)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2013 12:00 am

Judy Lawton has been working in banking for 32 years, the past nine with Heartland Bank of Bryant. At Heartland, she has helped what was a small, publicly traded thrift transform into a commercial bank that is still small ($202 million in assets) but stable and profitable ($2.7 million in net income in the first half of 2013).