Simmons announces addition of Starkey to staff

Simmons First National Corp. recently announced the addition of Cindy A. Starkey as assistant vice president, compliance officer II, according to J. Thomas May, chairman and CEO.

Starkey holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arkansas State University and received her Certified Public Account license from the Board of Accountancy in 1990. She is a member of the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and has attended numerous professional development conferences and training programs.

Starkey previously worked for Simmons First for 14 years and held various positions, which included loan review and compliance; internal auditor; and financial analyst. Prior to rejoining Simmons First, she served as a business development officer for Enterprise Corp. of the Delta and has served as an accounting manager for Fragramatics Mfg. Co. Inc.

Starkey has previously served in her community through her volunteer efforts with Junior Achievement of Arkansas, Volunteers in Public Schools and the Great Arkansas Clean Up.