Tagged: southern bancorp community partners

Southern Bancorp Community Partners Gets $2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2016 4:06 pm

Southern Bancorp Community Partners gets $2 million — the maximum available under the Financial Assistance program of the U.S. Treasury's Community Development Financial Institution Fund.

Cathy Cunningham: Community Advocate

by Lydia McAllister 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Historic preservationist … past or current member of several boards and commissions including chair of the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council and founding board member of the Arkansas Main Street Program … first female board member of Arkansas Power & Light (Entergy Arkansas) … Chairman of the development committee of the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) Delta … As Community Development Consultant with Southern Bancorp Community Partners and chair of the Helena Advertising & Promotion Commission, Cunningham led the development and implementation of the Civil War Helena project.

Our House, Our Home: Mjartans Make Life's Work Out of Making the Most of Each Day

by Heather Bennett 5/1/2016 12:00 am

Warmth. It’s one of those qualities individuals possess that’s not only comforting, but it creates a genuine sense of calm in those who have the fortune of existing around them. The Mjartans are the epitome of warmth.

Little Rock's Dominik Mjartan Named to National List of Philanthropic Leaders

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 1/11/2016 8:00 am

As leader of Southern Bancorp Community Partners, Mjartan made the list of the country's top young problem-solvers by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Congrats, Dominik!

Southern Bancorp Community Partners Raises $2.5M to Expand Loans

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2015 10:38 am

Southern Bancorp Community Partners has raised $2.5 million toward a $5 million goal to expand its revolving loan fund for underserved communities in Arkansas and Mississippi.

Tamika Edwards Joins Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/9/2014 12:00 am

Tamika Edwards, director of public policy at Southern Bancorp Community Partners, has been hired as director of governmental affairs at Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families, based in Little Rock. Edwards was selected as an Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 honoree in 2010.

Southern Bancorp Launches Economic Development Effort in Helena

by Mark Carter 2/6/2014 9:27 am

Southern Bancorp this week unveiled its Riverside Renewal Project in Helena, part of a "trifecta of economic development tools" the rural development bank has launched in an effort to promote job growth and entrepreneurship in the Delta.

Former Lawmaker Steve Jones to Join Southern Bancorp Nonprofit as Senior VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/29/2013 12:00 am

As the senior vice president of programs, Jones will focus on Southern Bancorp Community Partners’ community development programs in four Arkansas and Mississippi counties. He will lead the nonprofit organization’s efforts to reduce poverty, increase employment and improve graduation rates in the region. Jones’ office is in Helena.

Former Lawmaker Steve Jones to Join Southern Bancorp Nonprofit as Senior VP

by Jan Cottingham 7/15/2013 1:08 pm

Steve Jones, a former state legislator and currently a deputy director at the Arkansas Department of Human Services, will join Southern Bancorp Community Partners as senior vice president of programs.