Tagged: tommy may

Simmons First Execs See Compensation Boosts

by George Waldon 3/18/2014 10:59 am

Three of the five top executives at Simmons First National Corp. enjoyed double-digit gains in their compensation packages during 2013.

Classy Is as Classy Does (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/16/2013 12:00 am

We’ll miss having Tommy May at the helm of Simmons First National Corp., but our state is richer for having seen the example of a true class act.

Simmons First National, CEO Stay Put in Pine Bluff

by Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 12:00 am

George Makris Jr. is a product of Pine Bluff, leaving his hometown only for college (a bachelor’s in business administration from Rhodes College at Memphis in 1978 and an MBA from the University of Arkansas in 1980) and for a four-year stint in Little Rock so that the youngest of his three sons could play tennis for Little Rock Central High.

Incoming CEO George Makris Jr. Plans to Tap Simmons First's Big, New Markets

by Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 12:00 am

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.

Simmons First Announces New Foundation Led by Tommy May

by Gwen Moritz 4/17/2013 9:57 am

Simmons First National Corp. shareholders speeded through routine business at the annual meeting Tuesday night to concentrate on the upcoming changing of the guard.