People: BancorpSouth Inc (BXS)

BXS on New York Consolidated

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31 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Rollins

55 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Chris Bagley

53 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

William Prater

53 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Charles Pignuolo

58 2014 Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company and the Bank

Cathy Freeman

48 2013 Executive Vice President, Secretary

James Hodges

61 2011 Executive Vice President

Gordon Lewis

59 2007 Executive Vice President

W. James Threadgill

59 2002 Executive Vice President

Carol Waddle

52 2012 Executive Vice President

Gus Blass

62 2012 Independent Director

James Campbell

64 2008 Independent Director

Grace Clark

67 2012 Independent Director

Hassell Franklin

78 1974 Independent Director

Wilbert Holliman

76 1994 Independent Director

Warren Hood

62 2011 Independent Director

Keith Jackson

49 2012 Independent Director

Larry Kirk

67 2002 Independent Director

Turner Lashlee

77 1992 Independent Director

Guy Mitchell

70 2003 Independent Director

Robert Nolan

72 2000 Independent Director

W. Cal Partee

69 2000 Independent Director

Alan Perry

66 1994 Independent Director

Thomas Turner

57 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Rollins

Mr. James D. Rollins, III, has been Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of BancorpSouth Inc. He has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective April 23, 2014. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, and director of Prosperity Bancshares from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Rollins served as Senior Vice President of Prosperity Bancshares from 2001 until 2006, and became President of Prosperity Bank in 2005. He served as Executive Vice President of Prosperity Bank from 2002 to 2004 and President of the Matagorda Banking Centers of Prosperity Bank from 1994 to 2002. From 1983 to 1994, Mr. Rollins worked for First State Bank and Trust Company in Port Lavaca and Bay City, Texas.

Chris Bagley

Mr. Chris Bagley has been appointed as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective August 15, 2014. He joined BancorpSouth earlier this year as an Executive Vice President, was previously a named executive officer and Chief Credit Officer of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. in Houston, Texas. Chris Bagley has over 31 years of experience in commercial banking. He has served as a named executive officer at a publicly traded financial holding company, where he served on the 7 person executive committee which directed and oversaw all bank lending and operations. During his career, he has also served as a regional loan concurrence officer, a voting member of the senior loan committee, member of the operations and BSA risk committee(s), and was the lending liaison for the fair lending component of compliance exams. He has also served as a member of the board of directors for a publicly traded financial holding company. Prior to joining Prosperity Bank, he worked at both Texas Commerce Bank as a commercial lender and Bank of Almeda where he served in various key roles including, Internal Auditor, Compliance Officer, commercial lender, and ultimately as the as the bank’s Chief Lending Officer as well as serving on the bank and holding company board of directors. Bagley received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston. He presently serves as an advisory board member of the University of Houston banking certificate program through the Bauer College of Business.

William Prater

Mr. William L. Prater is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of BancorpSouth Inc. He is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Cashier of BancorpSouth Bank since June 30, 2009. Mr. Prater joined the Company on September 1, 2008 and served as Executive Vice President until June 30, 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Prater most recently served as Executive Vice President of Finance at Regions Bank.

Charles Pignuolo

Charles J. Pignuolo is Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel of BancorpSouth, Inc., and BancorpSouth Bank ., a subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc. previously practiced law at Devlin and Pignuolo, P.C. since 1981 and focused his practice on construction law, real estate, bank lending and mortgage lending in both transactional and litigation matters as well as mediation and arbitration. His experience includes class action litigation for mortgage lenders, litigation and arbitration for builders, mortgage compliance matters, creation of and litigation for ten-year builder warranty programs, contract drafting for builders and developers and other business matters for clients in the building, real estate and lending industries. Mr. Pignuolo is rated AV Preeminent by Matindale Hubbell, the highest ranking possible. He is a Texas Bar Foundation Life Fellow and has served on various committees for the Texas Association of Builders and the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association. Mr. Pignuolo was counsel of record for the prevailing parties in the case of O’Sullivan v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., a class action involving RESPA Section 8 violations and Texas State Unauthorized Practice of Law violations. He also represented the winning party in three Appellate Court actions under the Texas Residential Construction Liability Act. Mr. Pignuolo represented the builders association (or their subsidiaries) for Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin in the HOW Limited Warranty Receivership litigation in both Virginia and Texas. Mr. Pignuolo has represented clients on matters throughout the United States and in Europe.

Cathy Freeman

Mrs. Cathy S. Freeman is Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary of Bancorpsouth Inc., and BancorpSouth Bank. Mrs. Freeman had served as First Vice President and Corporate Secretary of the Company and the Bank or Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary of the Company and the Bank for at least one year prior to January 2008, when she was named Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank.

James Hodges

Mr. James Ronald Hodges is Executive Vice President of Bancorpsouth Inc. He is Vice Chairman and Chief Lending Officer of BancorpSouth Bank. Mr. Hodges had served as Regional and Area Loan Administrator for at least four years prior to April 2010, when he was named Senior Executive Vice President of the Bank and Deputy to the Company’s Chief Lending Officer. Mr. Hodges served in that capacity until September 2011, when he was named Executive Vice President of the Company and Vice Chairman and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank.

Gordon Lewis

Mr. Gordon Ray Lewis is no longer Executive Vice President of BancorpSouth Inc., effective December 12, 2014. He is Vice Chairman of BancorpSouth Bank since December 2007. Mr. Lewis had served as Louisiana/Texas Region President of BancorpSouth Bank for at least one year prior to December 2007.

W. James Threadgill

Mr. W. James Threadgill, Jr., is Executive Vice President of BancorpSouth Inc. He is Vice Chairman of BancorpSouth Bank. He has been in these positions for at least the past five years.

Carol Waddle

Ms. Carol Ann Waddle is Executive Vice President of Bancorpsouth Inc. She is Executive Vice President, Audit and Loan Review of BancorpSouth Bank. Ms. Waddle had served as Senior Vice President and General Auditor of the Company for at least three years prior to January 27, 2010, when she was named Senior Vice President of the Company and Senior Vice President, Audit and Loan Review of the Bank. Ms. Waddle served in that capacity until January 2012, when she was named Executive Vice President of the Company and Executive Vice President, Audit and Loan Review of the Bank.

Gus Blass

Mr.Gus J. Blass III is Independent Director of Bancorpsouth Inc.He is the General Partner of Capital Properties, LLC, an investment management company with which he has been associated for over 30 years. Mr. Blass is a director of Heatwurx, Inc. (OTC BB: HUWX) and serves on its audit committee. He also serves as a director of a number of non-public companies, including Bear State Financial Holdings, LLC and U.S. Bentonite, Inc. In addition, he serves on the board of a number of non-profit organizations, such as the St. Vincent Development Foundation and Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids. Mr. Blass has served on our Board of Directors since 2012 and on the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth Bank, our wholly-owned subsidiary, since 2004.

James Campbell

Mr. James E. Campbell, III, is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He is the Chief Executive Officer of H+M Company, Inc., a company that provides engineering and construction-related services with aggregate annual sales of $500 million and employs over 600 individuals. Mr. Campbell’s experience in retail distribution, institutional and heavy industrial projects in all areas of the United States provides him with insight into the areas of asset quality, particularly real estate development and construction risk, trust and brokerage, insurance and personnel. Mr. Campbell has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2008.

Grace Clark

Ms. Grace Clark is Independent Director of Bancorpsouth Inc. She has been a Director of North Mississippi Health Services, where she has served on the Quality Standards Committee, since 2007 and is a Partner of Borrowed Thyme, LLC, a catering and prepared foods business. Ms. Clark served as President of Healthcare Foundation of North Mississippi from 2001 to 2002 and United Way of North Mississippi from 2001 to 2002, and continues to serve on the Boards of Directors for both organizations. She has also served as the Chairman and Treasurer of the CREATE Foundation.

Hassell Franklin

Mr. Hassell H. Franklin is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Franklin Corporation, one of the largest privately owned furniture manufacturers in the United States. He is Past Chairman of the American Furniture Manufacturers Association and serves as a director of North Mississippi Health Services, Inc. Mr. Franklin has served on our Board of Directors since 1974.

Wilbert Holliman

Mr. Wilbert G. Holliman, Jr., is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He is the Managing Member of Five Star, LLC, a family investment management company. Mr. Holliman serves as a director of North Mississippi Health Services, Inc. Mr. Holliman is also a minority owner in a commercial construction business. He has served on our Board of Directors since 1994. Mr. Holliman qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined under Securities and Exchange Commission rules.

Warren Hood

Mr. Warren A. Hood, Jr., is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hood Companies, Inc., which has three separate divisions with 60 manufacturing and distribution sites throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Hood Companies’ products include lumber, plywood, insulated sheathing, roof insulation, commercial and residential asphalt roofing products and industrial and consumer packaging. These products are currently marketed in North America, the Caribbean and Western Europe.

Keith Jackson

Mr. Keith J. Jackson is Independent Director of Bancorpsouth Inc. He is the President of Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids, a non-profit organization founded by Mr. Jackson in 1993 that is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas and works with at-risk youth to provide positive reinforcement for success. In addition, Mr. Jackson is currently an announcer for International Sports Properties for Arkansas Razorback football. He has served on our Board of Directors since 2012 and on the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth Bank since 2007.

Larry Kirk

Mr. Larry G. Kirk is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2005 of Hancock Fabrics, Inc., a publicly held fabric retailer and wholesaler, and as the President and Chief Financial Officer of Hancock Fabrics from 1989 to 1996. In addition, Mr. Kirk has served as the Chairman of several non-profit community organizations, such as Community Development Foundation and CREATE, Inc. He also serves as a director of Health Link, Inc. and Acclaim, Inc. Mr. Kirk has served on our Board of Directors since 2002 and currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee, a position he has held since 2003. Mr. Kirk qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined under Securities and Exchange Commission rules.

Turner Lashlee

Mr. Turner O. Lashlee is Independent Director of BancorpSouth Inc. He is the Chairman of the Board of Lashlee-Rich, Inc., a general construction company. Mr. Lashlee has almost 50 years of bank board experience. Mr. Lashlee has been in the commercial and industrial construction business for over 50 years and has served on our Board of Directors since 1992.

Guy Mitchell

Mr. Guy W. Mitchell, III, is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He is an attorney with the law firm Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A. Mr. Mitchell has been active in the practice of law since 1972. He has continually served on the Board of Directors of his law firm since 1976. During the course of his career, Mr. Mitchell has advised numerous corporate clients concerning the risks involved in the operation of their businesses, industries, partnerships and associations. He has served on the Board of Directors of North Mississippi Health Services, Inc., North Mississippi Medical Center, Inc., Community Development Foundation and CREATE, Inc., where his duties were in the areas of analyzing financial results of operations, setting budgets, reviewing and approving compensation plans, and risk assessment. Mr. Mitchell has represented the City of Tupelo, Mississippi as general counsel for over 30 years. Mr. Mitchell has served on our Board of Directors since 2003.

Robert Nolan

Mr. Robert C. Nolan is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He is Chairman of the Board of Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE: DEL), a publicly held timber production company. Mr. Nolan is also Managing Member of Munoco Company L.C., a family-owned oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Nolan has served on our Board of Directors since our merger with First United Bancshares, Inc. in 2000, and had served on the Board of Directors of First United Bancshares since 1982.

W. Cal Partee

Mr. W. Cal Partee, Jr., is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. He is the managing partner of P1 Oil and Gas LLC, an oil and gas investment company. He was formerly a senior partner of Partee Flooring Mill, LLP, an oil and lumber production company, responsible for its daily operation of business and timber and land investments for approximately 40 years. Mr. Partee has served on our Board of Directors since our merger with First United Bancshares, Inc. in 2000, and had served on the Board of Directors of First United Bancshares since 1983.

Alan Perry

Mr. Alan W. Perry is Independent Director of BancorpSouth, Inc. Heis an attorney with the law firm Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy LLP. Mr. Perry is a member of the Board of Trustees of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and a Trustee of The Robert M. Hearin Foundation and The Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation, charitable foundations with the primary purpose of supporting colleges and universities in Mississippi. He is a former member of the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States and served as Law Clerk to Judge Charles Clark, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Mr. Perry has served on our Board of Directors since 1994.

Thomas Turner

Mr. Thomas H. Turner is Independent Director of Bancorpsouth Inc. Mr. Turner is Vice Chairman and President of Turner Industries Group, L.L.C, a private company that provides a single vendor solution in heavy industrial construction, maintenance, pipe, module and vessel fabrication, equipment, rigging and heavy hauling, and associated specialty services. He has served on the Boards of the Louisiana Associated Builders & Contractors, Corrective Legislation Association, Louisiana Right-to-Work Committee, Capital Area United Way, Gulf Coast Conservation Association, Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, Woman’s Hospital, Chairman of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Nature Conservancy Board of Trustees, International Board of Young Presidents Organization and the Louisiana Chapter Board of the Young Presidents Organization. He is a member of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society, World Presidents’ Organization and Chief Executives Organization. Mr. Turner has served on our Board of Directors since 2013.
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