Dunn to serve on Mississippi Young Bankers Council
June 3, 2020
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Magee banker Chris Dunn has been elected to the Executive Council of the Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association.
Since 1950, Mississippi Young Bankers has been active in providing leadership development activities, supporting financial literacy programs of the MBA and its member banks. MYB members are involved in administering scholarship programs for high school and college students, supporting the MBA Education Foundation, and advocating policy positions important to a strong banking industry.
Dunn serves as senior lending officer for Peoples Bank in Magee, where he’s been for 13 years. He started his career with Bank of the South in Flowood, and then moved to Trustmark National Bank in 2005, before joining Peoples Bank in 2007. He is also the current owner of Zip’s Restaurant in Magee. Dunn earned his associate’s degree in business administration from Copiah Lincoln Community College in 2000, then his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from William Carey University in 2002. He later earned his Master’s in Business Administration from William Carey in 2012. He is a gradate of the Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi, the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, and the National Commercial Lending School at Southern Methodist University.
In addition to his involvement with the MYB and MBA, Dunn is active in his community. He is a member of the Magee Lions Club, the Magee Chamber of Commerce, the Simpson County Economic Development Foundation, and the Copiah Lincoln Community College Board of Trustees. Dunn is also involved with the Simpson Academy School Board, and serves on the Advisory Board for Future Leaders of Simpson County. Dunn and his family attend Goodwater Baptist Church.
Dunn and his wife Morgan McNulty Dunn have three children, Sawyer, Ava, and Wyndham.
Since 1889, the Mississippi Bankers Association has been the statewide trade association of the state’s banking industry. The MBA supports its member banks through education, advocacy, communications, and products and services. The MBA established Mississippi Young Bankers in 1950. Today, MYB is one of the oldest and most active organizations of its type in the nation. MBA member institutions hold over 95% of the bank deposits in the state.