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March 24, 2023

First Community Bank has announced that Megan Downs has been promoted to branch manager for the financial institution’s full-service branch location at 159 Hwy. 167 in Bald Knob, Arkansas. Downs has 17 years of professional experience in the banking industry, and in her new role as branch manager, she will oversee the operations at the branch while managing resources and staff.

“I am very excited to have the opportunity to continue to serve Bald Knob and the surrounding communities in this new capacity,” said Downs. “It is a privilege to be able to work for a financial institution that takes such pride in providing the true community bank experience in my own hometown. The Bald Knob staff and I look forward to assisting our customers and community with all of their banking needs.”

Downs joined First Community Bank in 2010 and has previously held positions as a teller and loan support assistant. As an active member of her community, Downs is a member of the Bald Knob Lions Club, and she serves on the board of directors of the Bald Knob Chamber of Commerce. She and her husband, Erik, have three children:  Ashlee (25), Wyatt (14), and Charlee (8).

“I am thrilled to promote Megan to branch manager,” said David Wood, executive vice president, market president for the Bald Knob, Searcy, Cabot, and Beebe regions of First Community Bank. “She strives to give our customers extraordinary service each and every day, and I am confident in her abilities to lead the Bald Knob branch successfully.”

The Bald Knob branch lobby is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The drive-thru is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. First Community Bank offers competitive loan and deposit products and an impressive array of online and electronic banking services. Some of these include mobile banking and deposits, online bill pay, online/mobile account opening and custom eAlerts.


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