GRENADA – With nearly four decades of banking experience, veteran banker Keith Mitchell has joined Guaranty Bank & Trust Company according to Hue Townsend, Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Mitchell will serve as EVP Strategic Initiative in Grenada. Mitchell joins Guaranty Bank after most recently serving as Market Executive and Commercial Banking Leader for the North Mississippi District for Regions Bank. During his tenure with Regions Financial Corporation, he served as Commercial and Industrial Relationship Manager and as a Community Banking Relationship Manager.
Mitchell is a graduate of Delta State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance. Additionally, Mitchell has completed studies at the Graduate Banking School, conducted at Louisiana State University, the Vanderbilt School of Commercial Banking and the School of Commercial Banking held at the University of Oklahoma.
Mitchell has long been active in numerous civic, church, and economic development organizations. He is a Deacon at Grace Baptist Church and is Chairman of the Grenada County Economic Development District. He also serves on the Board of the Grenada Public Education Foundation, Inc. and as Treasurer of the Delta Council.
Mitchell is married to the former Beth Pinnix of Grenada and they have one son, Matt (Leah) and a granddaughter, Emma Grace.
“It’s not every day that we have the opportunity to add someone of Keith Mitchell’s ability and background,” Townsend said. “He is well-known throughout not only Grenada but all of the Delta region and north Mississippi. Business owners across the area will benefit from his expertise and relationship-based brand of banking. I am pleased to welcome him to the Guaranty Bank family.”
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