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October 25, 2022

First Community Bank has announced that Chrissie Lamkin has been promoted to senior vice president, associate general counsel. Lamkin joined the financial institution in 2011 as outside counsel and as in-house associate general counsel in 2012. She has over 11 years of experience in banking law and 20 years as an attorney. 

“Chrissie has continually provided incredible value and a wealth of legal experience to our organization as we remain on a sustained growth trajectory,” said Laura Brissey, executive vice president, general counsel, First Community Bank. “I am very proud of Chrissie’s accomplishments at First Community Bank and congratulate her on this well-deserved promotion.”

Lamkin obtained her Bachelor of Science in Finance from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and her Juris doctorate from the School of Law at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.  She is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, National Legal Fraternity Phi Delta Phi; a lifetime member of the National Organization of Junior Auxiliaries; and a member of Central Baptist Church of Jonesboro.  Additionally, she serves as a volunteer for the United Way Day of Caring event; the Make-A-Wish Foundation roadblock event; Salvation Army’s red kettle campaign; KAIT8’s Great Acts of Kindness; annual back to school breakfast events for Northeast Arkansas teachers; and the Piggy Bank project, a youth savings program for the Jonesboro area. She and her husband, Dr. Tony Lamkin, have two daughters: Ashley, a sophomore at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, and Anna, a junior at Valley View High School in Jonesboro, Arkansas. 

“I am honored to receive a promotion to senior vice president and enjoy being part of a dynamic, growing organization,” Lamkin said, “I strive to provide thoughtful insight and direction to bank personnel and am grateful to be a member of such a valued legal department.” 


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