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MAGEE, MS — Robert J. Barnes, President and CEO, PriorityOne Bank, recently announced the promotion of Lauren Adkins. Adkins will be serving as Vice President, Loan Officer for PriorityOne at their Magee Lending Center location. Barnes stated, “Lauren is a tremendous asset to our bank and well deserving of this accomplishment.”


Lauren holds an Associate Degree from Copiah-Lincoln Community College; and is a graduate of Mississippi School of Banking. She has been with PriorityOne Bank since 2012. She has served in many areas of the bank, including Customer Service Representative, Loan Assistant and Branch Manager.


Adkins serves on the Board of the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Foundation. She has also served her community in multiple leadership roles with involvement in Simpson County Leaders and the Chamber of Commerce. Lauren is active in the American Bankers Association program, Teach the Children to Save and A Banker in Every Classroom. She and her husband, Eric, live in Magee and have two children, Isaiah, and Waters.


PriorityOne Bank, based in Magee, Mississippi, operates fourteen offices in twelve Mississippi communities: Collins, Seminary, Hattiesburg, Magee, Mendenhall, Richland, Brandon, Ridgeland, Flowood, Pelahatchie, and Morton. The bank has assets of approximately $825 million. is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.



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