Simmons announces 4 promotions


Simmons First National Bank recently announced four promotions, according to J. Thomas May, chairman and CEO.

Charlotte V. Abshere and Pamela R. Lohnes were promoted to operations officers within the Operations Group and Celeste C. Knight and Krystal C. Moore were named officers in the Consumer Banking Group.

Abshere joined Simmons has provided more than 28 years of service to Simmons. She has completed numerous internal and bank related training courses and currently holds the position of CIF supervisor in CIF Services.

Lohnes is currently the CIF services manager. She has provided more than 20 years of service to Simmons First National Bank and Simmons First National Corp. as well as the affiliate, Simmons First Bank of Hot Springs where she has worked since 2004.

Knight joined Simmons in 2001 and serves as a branch manager in the Little Rock market. She attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and has more 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Knight has completed numerous bank related training courses.

Moore joined the bank in 2005 and currently serves as a branch manager in the Little Rock market. Moore has completed numerous bank related training courses.