Simmons Bank announced Wednesday the promotion of Jason Culpepper to director of participations and syndications in the Institutional Banking Department and Reggie Rose to regional community president for the North Central Arkansas market.
In his new role, Culpepper will develop, build and advise the participation and syndication portion of Simmons’ corporate loan strategy. Rose succeeds Culpepper in his new role and will guide business development, strategy and community affairs for the market that includes Cabot, Clinton, Conway, Marshall, Mountain View and Searcy. The promotions are effective on Oct. 1.
“As Simmons Bank pursues growth, we are proud to build upon our success and promote two highly-knowledgeable bankers who have deep relationships across our community,” said Chris White, executive vice president and Arkansas community division president, in a statement. “As Jason steps into the new role to expand our corporate banking offerings and Reggie leads the North Central Arkansas market, Simmons Bank is well-poised for continued progress.”
Culpepper joined Simmons Bank in 2015 and under his leadership, overall market assets have increased by 300 percent and gross revenue has increased by 245 percent compared to fiscal year 2014. Rose previously served as community executive for the bank where he and his team facilitated crucial PPP loans serving several small businesses during the pandemic. Before joining Simmons in 2016, Rose was a leader in the hospitality industry for nearly 20 years.