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09/23/2013
Melodie Rooker Peoples Bank Promotes Melodie Rooker!

Peoples Bank of the Ozarks is pleased to announce that Melodie Rooker has been promoted to AVP, Branch Manager at their Ozark location.  Melodie has been a dedicated employee of Peoples Bank for over six years.  She is an active member of the community serving in various capacities with the Ambassadors for Children program, Segs 4 Vets, Care-to-Learn, and Relay for Life.  

Jackie Bonner, Chief Operations Officer of Peoples Bank of the Ozarks, says "Melodie brings a wealth of banking knowledge to our Ozark branch and has always exemplified our 'People Serving People' philosophy.  We are excited to welcome her now to our management team."  

06/19/2013
Peoples Bank of the Ozarks Teaches over 200 Children Money Saving Lessons!

In recognition of financial literacy month and Teach Children to Save Day Peoples Bank of the Ozarks recently visited seven different schools to remind children about the importance of saving money!  Eight employees reached over 200 children with this important lesson!

Candi Sims, Forsyth, Teaches Children about Saving

Candi Sims, Peoples Bank of the Ozarks Branch Manager from our Forsyth location, teaches children at the Kissee Mills OACAC Head Start the importance of saving money!












Robin Rees, Marketing Officer with Peoples Bank of the Ozarks, teaches Mrs. Lunsford’s first grade class at Espy Elementary (Nixa) the importance of saving money!

04/29/2013
Jackie BonnerJackie Bonner Joins Peoples Bank of the Ozarks as Chief Operations Officer


Peoples Bank of the Ozarks is pleased to announce that Jackie Bonner has joined their team as Sr. VP, Chief Operations Officer.  Jackie has over 30 years of experience in the banking industry. Some of her past positions include Sr. VP, Chief Operations Officer and Sr. VP, Retail Administration and Marketing Officer at Metropolitan National Bank, as well as Vice President of the Springfield Market for Southern Bank.

Jackie is a graduate of the Logan-Rogersville High School, received her general business degree from Draughon Business College, and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing and Management.  She has a long history of community involvement including being a past board member for the Springfield Boys & Girls Club.

Jim Huff, President and CEO of Peoples Bank of the Ozarks, says "We are thrilled to have Jackie step into this new position with our bank.  Jackie brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will be very valuable to our organization .We are excited to have her as part of our team."


02/07/2013
Robin Rees Marketing Officer Peoples Bank of the Ozarks Congratulates Robin Rees, Graduate of Missouri Bankers Association Banking Leadership Missouri Program

Robin Rees, Marketing Officer for Peoples Bank of the Ozarks was one of twenty-three future bank leaders who were honored during the 2012 Executive Management Conference as graduates of the Missouri Bankers Association Banking Leadership Missouri program. 
 

Robin has been with Peoples Bank of the Ozarks for over fourteen years.  During that time she has been a leader in the community as well as a leader at Peoples Bank of the Ozarks.  She is a past board member of the Nixa Area Chamber of Commerce and is a current board member of Least of These, Inc.,  the local food pantry in Christian County.  Peoples Bank would like to congratulate Robin on this outstanding achievement.

01/15/2013
Jamie Esch Joins Peoples Bank of the Ozarks


Jamie EschPeoples Bank of the Ozarks is pleased to announce that Jamie Esch has joined their team as Sr. VP, Chief Lending Officer.  Jamie has over 16 years of experience in the banking industry with Bank of America. During those 16 years, he has held the positions of Investment Services Representative, Banking Center Manager, Community Bank Staffing Manager, Senior Client Manager, Community Bank Market Manager, Market President & Community Bank Executive, and most recently Market President & Area Executive.

Jamie graduated from West Texas A&M University in 1998 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. He has a long history of community involvement in Springfield, serving on the boards of Habitat for Humanity and the Ozarks Counseling Center. 

Jim Huff, President and CEO of Peoples Bank of the Ozarks, says "Jamie brings a wealth of banking knowledge and leadership skills to our organization.  We are excited to have him step into this leadership role and anticipate him being an integral part of our team."