First Community Bank has announced that Michelle Reesor has been promoted to executive vice president, chief risk officer for the financial institution. In her role, Reesor oversees the bank’s risk management function; strategic planning; project management, including entrance into new markets, branch construction and opening; bank acquisitions; and policy formulation.
Reesor said, "It is an honor to be recognized. Building a strong risk management strategy has remained one of our organization's top priorities—and this approach ensures that we remain secure as we grow."
Reesor has been in the financial industry for 36 years, and she was one of the original 14 employees that started First Community Bank when it opened in 1997. She is a member of the bank’s executive committee, product development team, and she serves on numerous bank committees. Reesor is a graduate of Lyon College and the School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
She is invested in community service and serves on the board of visitors for the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, and she is a past board member for United Way of Independence County. Her family includes husband, Jerry, two sons, Clint (wife, Whitney) and Cameron (wife, Hannah), and three grandchildren, Elliot, Opal Jane, and Auggie. In her free time, she enjoys reading, photography, and spending time with her family.
"Michelle is a valued member of our executive team who has demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in her role,” said Boris Dover, president and chief operating officer for First Community Bank. “She is a tremendous asset to our team, and we are thrilled to recognize her with this well-deserved promotion."
First Community Bank’s main lobby is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays. The drive-thru is open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays. In addition to the Batesville main location, First Community Bank also has three other Batesville locations: 301 E. Main Street, 3 Eagle Mountain Boulevard, and 1 Allen Chapel Road. 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.