First Security Bank in Jonesboro has made five promotions, including one senior vice president and one vice president appointment. The other three promotions were to assistant vice president.
Jonesboro native Dana Watkins was named to senior vice president. Watkins oversees the bank’s real estate central loan processing department. With 36 years of banking experience, Watkins has spent seven years with First Security.
Seth Williams, a trust officer, has been named to a vice president for First Security Bank Jonesboro. In his role, he helps clients with estate and investment management, trustee services and financial planning.
Kathy Gardner, Alex Beasley and Will Edwards were all named assistant vice presidents at the Jonesboro bank.
Gardner serves as a commercial loan processor, providing personalized customer service. In addition, she performs additional roles in accounts payable and human resources.
Beasley serves as a loan officer at First Security Bank’s main banking center in Jonesboro. An Arkansas Tech University graduate, he is pursuing a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Arkansas.
Edwards joined First Security Bank as a management trainee in 2018 and was named a loan officer the same year.