New Albany, Mississippi: On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. Collins, Chief Executive Officer, announces the following promotions:
Jeff Cagle has been promoted to 1st Vice President of Loan Review.
A graduate of Smithville High School, Jeff earned a Bachelor of Business
Administration in Banking and Finance from Mississippi State University and an
Accounting degree from the University of Mississippi. He has over 43 years of
banking experience in many different areas of the industry. Jeff is a member of
the New Albany Kiwanis Club and has served on the Itawamba Community
College Alumni Board. He and his wife Kathryn attend First Baptist Church where
he serves as a deacon. They have two children: Sarah Kathryn Cagle and Sam
Kay Darling has been promoted to 1st Vice President of Audit.
A graduate of W.P. Daniel High School, Kay earned her Bachelor of Business
Administration from the University of Mississippi. She has more than 30 years of
banking experience with BNA Bank. An avid supporter and volunteer for Le
Bonheur Children’s Hospital, her family was awarded the family of the year in
fundraising for North Mississippi in 2011 . Kay currently attends the Union West
United Methodist Charge comprised of Friendship UMC, Union Hill UMC and
Salem UMC where her husband Daniel serves as minister. She and Daniel have
two sons, Matthew and Drew.
Amanda Kent has been promoted to 1st Vice President of Marketing.
Amanda earned her Bachelor of Communications with an emphasis in Public
Relations from Mississippi State University and graduated from the American
Banker’s Association School of Bank Marketing. During Amanda’s 16 years with
BNA Bank she has served on the Mississippi Young Banker’s Association Council
as a county chairperson, as president of the New Albany Kiwanis Club and as a
volunteer with many local clubs and charities. She is a member of Hillcrest
Baptist Church where she and her husband Jonathan attend with their two
daughters, Lexie and Landry.
Ashley Gooch has been promoted to Vice President of Individual Retirement
A graduate of Myrtle Attendance Center, Ashley attended Blue Mountain College
and has over 23 years of banking experience. She is active member of the Myrtle
School Parent Teacher Organization where she serves as Treasurer. She is also a
member of the New Albany Lions Club and serves as the club secretary. Ashley
and her husband Matthew attend Bethlehem Church with their son, John
Anita Speck has been promoted to Vice President of Retail Banking.
A graduate of East Union Attendance Center, Anita has over 42 years of banking
experience. She is active member of the New Albany Lions Club where she
currently serves as Vice President. Anita is a member of Center Baptist Church
where she is a leader of the 4th – 6th grade Sunday School. She has two children:
Angie (John) Moffitt and Adam (Allie) Speck and four grandchildren, Gabbie
Moffitt, Max Moffitt, Will Speck and Beau Parker Speck.
Trelinda Edwards has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Business
A graduate of Ingomar High School, Trelinda received her Bachelor of Business
Administration in Business Management and Marketing from Mississippi State
University in 2012 and has 9 years of financial and lending experience with BNA
Bank. Trelinda attends Pleasant Grove M.B. Church.
Tammy Roaton has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Loan
A graduate of East Union Attendance Center, Tammy has 28 years of banking
experience. Tammy and her husband Terry attend The Orchard in Tupelo. They
have two children: Madison (Matt) Pannell and Witt (Laila) Roaton. They also
have two granddaughters, Annie Reese Pannell and Lucy Jo Pannell and are
expecting a grandson in September 2023.
BNA Bank, established in 1896, is a state-chartered bank with approximately $700 million in assets.
It is one of the few ‘A’ rated banks by Weiss Bank Rating Services and was inducted into the Seifried
and Brew Top 15th percentile of community banks. BNA has eight locations in Union and Lee
counties and one loan production office in Lafayette county.