by Max Brantley
Centennial Bank news release about House Speaker Davy Carter:
Centennial Bank, wholly-owned subsidiary of Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HOMB), has named Davy Carter as Regional President. His duties and responsibilities will include the Liberty Bank acquisition. The deal for Home BancShares Inc., to purchase Liberty Bancshares was announced on Tuesday, June 25th. The historic merger will create the second largest bank holding company headquartered in the state with approximately $7.1 billion in total assets.
“We were grateful Davy returned to our corporate family a few months ago,” said Randy Sims, C.E.O. of Centennial Bank. “This will be the perfect opportunity for Davy and the bank,” said Sims.
This ought to help him get a few more trips to Napa and order some of the good stuff for shipment home to Arkansas under that new law on interstate wine shipments he just passed.