Southern Bancorp CEO Darrin Williams Appointed to National Advisory Board


Southern Bancorp CEO Darrin Williams Appointed to National Advisory Board
Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc. in Little Rock, has been appointed to the board that advises the national Community Development Financial Institutions Fund and its director. (Karen E. Segrave)

Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc. in Little Rock, has been appointed by President Joe Biden to the 15-member board that advises the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund and its director.

"As the leader of one of America's original and oldest CDFIs, serving rural and urban communities in the Mid-South, I look forward to ensuring that our customers' stories and perspectives are heard during the development of policies affecting them,” Williams said in a news release.

Board membership includes representation from the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Interior and Treasury as well as the Small Business Administration; and nine private citizens appointed by the president.