Simmons First National Corp. announced the promotion of Leigh A. Cockrum to vice president,
according to J. Thomas May, chairman and chief executive officer.
Since February 2011, Cockrum has been a personnel manager in the Human Resources Group and has been with the group nearly 15 years.
Cockrum graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor of science in education degree with
a major in vocational education/human resource development.
She was certified as a professional in human resources (PHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management and is a member of the Pine Bluff Personnel Managers Association.
Cockrum is involved in the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, where she currently serves as vice chair of the board of trustees; the Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra, where she serves on the board; and is a member of the Leadership Pine Bluff Alumni Association.