Batesville-based Citizens Bank has announced the promotion of Justin Teague to vice president of centralized underwriting.
Teague has been with Citizens Bank since 2014 and has experience in the retail, credit and commercial lending sectors. As vice president, Teague will provide integral support for the execution of consumer loans for the entire bank.
“Justin’s promotion to vice president is well-deserved,” said Chief Operations Officer, Pam Jones. “He brings the underwriting knowledge needed to help support a vital department as we work to meet the needs of our customers. Justin has an in-depth knowledge of the bank’s culture and operations, and his promotion will help propel us forward in our mission for a People First banking experience.”
Teague is actively involved in various community organizations including, Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders, Leadership Benton County, Rogers Noon Rotary Club and First Baptist Church of Rogers.
“With each role I undertake in this company, I discover more about myself and my strengths and how our Beyond Banking values truly set us apart from competitors,” said Teague. “I look forward to using my unique knowledge of the company and skills of the trade to promote our mission and values in this role.”
Teague earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ouachita Baptist University, and is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie course. He has earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America and served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army.
Citizens Bank, with assets exceeding $1.1 billion, is a financial services organization that is committed to serving the needs of the communities it serves.