Peoples Bank Promotes Julie Harris To Chief Operating Officer
Dennis Ammann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Bank, today announced that Julie Harris has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, overseeing all bank operations and Information Technology.
“For many years, Julie has been managing many of the responsibilities of a COO,” Ammann said. “I am pleased that we have now formalized her promotion to Chief Operating Officer. Our customers will be the beneficiaries of her work and commitment to leading us into the next level of banking.”
Ms. Harris is a graduate of Belhaven College, Jackson, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, 1980. She subsequently completed studies at the Mississippi School of Banking at Ole Miss.
After a five-year affiliation with Deposit Guaranty National Bank, Ms. Harris joined Peoples Bank in 1985, holding a number of positions prior to her recent promotion, which will have her assigned to the bank’s Operations Center.
She is a member of the Harrisville Lions Club and Harrisville Baptist Church. She is also a member of the Mendenhall Chamber of Commerce and a Board member of Simpson General Hospital.
Ms. Harris and her husband, Glenn, have two sons: Josh and Taylor, along with three grandchildren.