Simmons Bank names Robinson NEA community president

JONESBORO — Simmons Bank recently announced the promotion of Daniel Robinson to Northeast Arkansas Community President, according to Marty Casteel, chairman and CEO of Simmons Bank.

Robinson has more than nine years of financial services experience with Simmons Bank and has served as a commercial loan officer for seven years.

A native of Pine Bluff, Robinson and his wife, Suzy, have two children, Jim and Samantha.

Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas and has a graduate banking degree from Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking.

Robinson has been a member of the Arkansas Bankers Association Emerging Leaders Council since 2008 where he served as vice president during the 2013-2014 term. He is the incoming president for the 2014-2015 term.

Barry Ledbetter was recently promoted to regional chairman for Central and Northeast Arkansas. The increased responsibility Ledbetter has taken on has created a growth opportunity for Robinson to become Northeast Arkansas Community President, according to Casteel.

Simmons Bank is an affiliate bank and the flagship bank of Simmons First National Corp.