Addison Lawrence Joins the North Region

Addison Lawrence recently joined CNB’s North Region as Desoto County Market President.

Addison is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Risk Management, Insurance, and Financial Planning as well as a Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Workforce Education Leadership. He also furthered his education by graduating from the Mississippi School of Banking at Ole Miss and the Southeastern School of Commercial Lending. During his studies at the Mississippi School of Banking, he also served as Class President.

For the past five years, Addison has been employed with Guaranty Bank and Trust Company in Senatobia, MS. He began his career at the Bank as an Assistant Vice President and Relationship Banker, and was promoted to serve as City President in January 2017.

Prior to his employment with Guaranty Bank and Trust, Addison served as an Executive Team Leader for Target Corporation in Birmingham, Ala. where he managed over 50 employees and managed day to day operations.

Originally from Coldwater, MS, Addison and his wife Courtney have two sons, Ace and Mox, who are four and five years old respectively. Their family attends Life Fellowship Church in Southaven, and Addison is also a member of the Krewe of Hernando, which is a local civic organization.

Jeffrey Smith, CNB’s North MS Regional President, recently commented: “I am so excited to have Addison on our Desoto County team as he absolutely understands the importance of being accountable as a teammate, and we anticipate much success with his addition to CNB!” Addison previously played football for both the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Baltimore Ravens. Welcome to the CNB family, Addison!

Citizens National Bank is an independent, Mississippi-owned community bank, which has 26 bank locations in the following Mississippi communities: Meridian, Ridgeland, Madison, Flowood, Hattiesburg, Laurel, Waynesboro, Columbus, Macon, Kosciusko, Carthage, Philadelphia, Quitman, Southaven, and Olive Branch.

The Bank has assets in excess of $1.3 billion and manages over $1 billion in its Wealth Management Division, which is committed to assisting clients with the accumulation, preservation and transfer of wealth.