Armor Bank Names Menefee Chief Lending Officer

Courtney Menefee has been hired as Little Rock-based Armor Bank’s chief lending officer for both the bank and its holding company, Big Creek Bancshares Inc. He will head efforts to expand the bank’s service area into Central Arkansas.

Menefee brings 15 years of banking experience to Armor, including serving the past eight years as a commercial banking manager for Central and Northeast Arkansas areas with Regions Bank. Prior to that, he spent seven years with Centennial Bank. He began his banking career with First National Bank of Wynne when he was 15.

Menefee graduated from Arkansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and also is a graduate of the American Bankers Association National Commercial Lending School.

State chartered in 1919 as the Forrest City Bank, the name was changed to Armor Bank in 2017.

Published in Bankers Digest, May 7, 2018