Generations Bank Names New Market Presidents (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Max Harrell and Rick Moody of Generations Bank
Max Harrell and Rick Moody of Generations Bank

Max Harrell has been promoted to Rogers area market president for Generations Bank of Rogers, and Rick Moody has been hired as market president for the Fayetteville area. Steve Wilmott will succeed Tim McCord as Siloam Springs market president when McCord retires on Jan. 4.

The son of Chairman and CEO Jon Harrell, Max Harrell represents the sixth generation of the family to work for the bank. He began working part time in 2014 as a teller and has been a full-time commercial lender since 2018.

Moody has spent almost 20 years in commercial lending and other roles in the Elkins and Fayetteville areas.

McCord began his banking career almost 40 years ago as a systems analyst, and he has spent the last 16 years with Generations. He and Wilmott, who is currently an executive vice president, have worked together for 34 years.

Meagan Bowman, founder and CEO of Stopwatch of Bentonville, was recognized as Innovator of the Year, and Carter Malloy, founder and CEO of AcreTrader of Fayetteville, was named Emerging Innovator of the Year, during last month’s eighth annual NWA Technology Summit presented by the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Brad Gatlin of John Brown University
Brad Gatlin of John Brown University

Brad Gatlin, associate professor of business at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, has received the 2021 Teaching Award from the Christian Business Faculty Association.

Gatlin, who joined JBU in 2016, teaches courses in the management program and serves as the department chair for undergraduate business and as associate dean of the Soderquist College of Business.

Anthony Surrat

Anthony Surrat has joined Methodist Family Health’s counseling clinic in Alma as a qualified behavioral health professional.

He will also provide services to the health care provider’s school-based programs in Ozark and Cedarville.

Surrat has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and seven years of experience in direct care, job coaching and career counseling.

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