Jackson Balentine Hired as Chief Credit Officer at FNBC Bank (Movers & Shakers)


Jackson Balentine is the new chief credit officer of FNBC Bank of Ash Flat (Sharp County). He joins FNBC from Arvest Bank of Bentonville, where he was a senior vice president and commercial lender.


Trish Watkins is the new chief of staff for the World Trade Center Arkansas. Watkins is the longtime director of grants and finances, and she also oversees human resources and the center’s participation in the State Trade Expansion Program grant.


Abigale Thompson has been promoted by the Arkansas State Bank Department to bank assistant examiner. Thompson earned a bachelor’s degree in finance with an emphasis in wealth management from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.