Citizens Bank Promotes Angela Wilcoxon to Lead New Enterprise Risk Management Department

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BATESVILLE – November 25, 2014 – Angela Wilcoxon has been promoted to the recently created position of Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management for Citizens Bank, according to Phil Baldwin, Bank President and Chief Executive Officer.  In this position, Ms. Wilcoxon is responsible for Loan Review, Internal Audit, Compliance, Special Assets, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Regulatory Functions.

“The creation of a forward-looking Enterprise Risk Management Department was essential to the continued success and future growth of Citizens Bank,” Baldwin said.  “Angela Wilcoxon possesses the unique skills and abilities that are required to coordinate and maximize the effectiveness of these very diverse but critically important functions.”

In her expanded role, Ms. Wilcoxon will oversee a wide variety of banking operations that are necessary to ensure the success of the bank’s expansion strategy, which includes the establishment Loan Production Offices in Fayetteville and in Hot Springs.  Both offices are scheduled to open in early 2015 and may ultimately be converted to full service branches.

Ms. Wilcoxon, who had been Vice President and Director of Loan Review for Citizens Bank, is a longtime banker in the Batesville area with more than 17 years of banking experience.  She previously supervised the Loan Operations Department and the Loan Review Department, responsible for reviewing the quality of the bank’s existing loan portfolio and its compliance with bank policies, procedures and federal regulations. 

Ms. Wilcoxon received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.  She also holds a degree in English from the University of Oklahoma, and earned her Regulatory Compliance Manager certification through the American Bankers Association.

She and her husband, Steve Wilcoxon, are members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Batesville.  She is mother to twin daughters, Hannah Lewis and Katelyn Lewis, and stepmother to Kelley Wilcoxon Kolettis and Alix Wilcoxon Denton.

About Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank was founded in 1953 by business and civic leaders to serve the financial needs of middle income families and small businesses.  Citizens Bank works to improve the quality of life for all community residents by promoting educational opportunities, economic growth and innovative civic partnerships.

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