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Tolleson Promoted to Chief Financial

Officer at Peoples Bank


MAGEE –Dennis Ammann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Bank, today announced that Michael Tolleson has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. In his new capacity, Tolleson will manage the financial strategies and controls of the bank. He will also continue to oversee the bank’s activities as a Certified Development Financial Institution.

Tolleson earned his Bachelors degree from Mississippi College in 1994 and completed studies at the Graduate School of Banking, conducted at Louisiana State University, in 2002.

He began his career at Peoples Bank in 1995. He then worked for a number of years with Community Bank in commercial lending and credit administration. Following his time at Community Bank, he worked for five years as a director of finance and operations at a non-profit before rejoining Peoples Bank in 2016 as a Community Development Officer in Mendenhall.

He and his wife, Neddie Joye, have three sons: Lan, O’Neal and Stroud.

“Clearly, the role of CFO is very important to our business, and I am confident that Michael will do an outstanding job in the years ahead,” Ammann said. “I congratulate him on this promotion as a reflection of the quality of work he has performed.”


Peoples Bank Promotes Julie Harris

To Chief Operating Officer


MAGEE –Dennis Ammann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Bank, today announced that Julie Harris has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, overseeing all bank operations and Information Technology.

“For many years, Julie has been managing many of the responsibilities of a COO,” Ammann said. “I am pleased that we have now formalized her promotion to Chief Operating Officer. Our customers will be the beneficiaries of her work and commitment to leading us into the next level of banking.”

Ms. Harris is a graduate of Belhaven College, Jackson, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, 1980. She subsequently completed studies at the Mississippi School of Banking at Ole Miss.

After a five-year affiliation with Deposit Guaranty National Bank, Ms. Harris joined Peoples Bank in 1985, holding a number of positions prior to her recent promotion, which will have her assigned to the bank’s Operations Center.

She is a member of the Harrisville Lions Club and Harrisville Baptist Church. She is also a member of the Mendenhall Chamber of Commerce and a Board member of Simpson General Hospital.

Ms. Harris and her husband, Glenn, have two sons: Josh and Taylor, along with three grandchildren.


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