Tagged: phil baldwin

Citizens Bank Not Cooling Off in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Last week’s news that Citizens Bank of Batesville is buying Parkway Bank of Rogers should surprise exactly no one who has been watching Citizens since Phil Baldwin was hired as CEO two years ago.

Update: Citizens Bank of Batesville To Acquire Parkway Bank of Rogers

by Gwen Moritz 10/14/2015 5:54 pm

Citizens Bank, the expansion-minded Batesville bank that opened a full-service branch in Fayetteville earlier this year, announced late Wednesday afternoon that it will buy Parkway Bank of Rogers before the end of the year.

Phil Baldwin Tells Independence County to 'Dream Big'

by Alexis Hosticka 6/18/2015 3:12 pm

Through citizen involvement and a potluck of ideas, Independence County is aiming to leverage its strengths to improve its prospects in five key areas, including economic development. In doing so, Citizens Bank CEO Phil Baldwin is urging the county to aim high.

Batesville Chamber To Announce Planning Strategy for Independence County

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2015 12:00 am

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce with partners Lyon College and the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will announce Wednesday the start of strategic planning for Independence County.

Phil Baldwin of Citizens Bank Says Nonprofit Experience Adds Perspective to Banking

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2015 12:00 am

Phil Baldwin is the president and CEO of Citizens Bank of Batesville. Before joining Citizens Bank, Baldwin was president and CEO of CredAbility, a nonprofit credit counseling agency based in Atlanta.

Citizens Bank Nabs Hot Springs Southern Bancorp Staffers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 12:00 am

There’s been another mass migration from one bank to another, and this one is messier than usual. The Citizens Bank of Batesville has hired 10 lenders and support staff away from Southern Bancorp Bank in Hot Springs.

Citizens Bank Eyes NWA Expansion, Names Doug Lynch Market President

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2014 2:30 pm

Citizens Bank of Batesville has launched opened a loan production office in Fayettevile, marking the launch of its expansion into northwest Arkansas.

Citizens Bank Puts Phil Baldwin To Work On Growth

by George Waldon 12/9/2013 12:00 am

Citizens Bank of Batesville officially has declared itself a buyer in the grow-or-go banking sweepstakes. That pronouncement was given public voice with the hiring of Phil Baldwin as president of the $544 million-asset lender and CEO-to-be in 2015.

Update: Phil Baldwin Returning to Arkansas as Batesville Bank Plans Growth

by Gwen Moritz 10/18/2013 1:13 pm

Phil Baldwin is returning to banking in Arkansas in a few weeks as president of The Citizens Bank of Batesville.

Darrin Williams Named CEO of Southern Bancorp

by George Waldon and Mark Carter 1/9/2013 3:40 pm

State Rep. Darrin Williams will take over as CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc. effective Feb. 1, the company announced Wednesday.