Planters Bank has announced the promotion of Kelley Workman to president of Planters Bank and of Leigh Durden to chief credit officer.
Workman has been serving as executive vice president and chief credit officer of Planters Bank. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a B.B.A. in Finance and Marketing as well as the Graduate School of Banking of the South at LSU.
Workman previously served as the county executive officer for Nations Bank in Marshall County, Tennessee and then as a Senior Vice President/Regional Commercial Market Executive in the MidSouth Commercial Group of Bank of America.
She currently serves as Chairman of the Hopkinsville Surface and Stormwater Utility, and recently served as Chairman of the Jennie Stuart Medical Center Board of Trustees.
Durden joined Planters Bank in 1999 and most recently served as senior vice president for corporate banking. She graduated from Austin Peay State University in 1997 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Accounting and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking of the South at LSU in 2009.
She served as a member of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and as the Board Treasurer for Saint Luke’s Free Clinic from 2011 through 2017. Leigh currently serves on the Renaissance Design Review Board and is a Board Member of the Solid Waste Enterprise Board.
Elizabeth McCoy will remain CEO of Planters Bank and says she is delighted with the promotions and knows Workman and Durden, “will be instrumental in directing the bank in the coming years.”