Loan Officer, VP Lauren Brown earns Chartered Banking Professional certification

Farmers Bank & Trust congratulates Lauren Brown, Commercial Loan Officer, and Vice President at the Prescott branch, for her recent certification as a Chartered Banking Professional (ChBP) from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

The ChBP program provides its graduates with a broad spectrum of banking and bank management information and skills. The certification effectively allows its alumni to confidently be ready for any task assigned to them in the banking industry.

“This certification has given Lauren the ability to help any customer or client with almost any area of need within Farmers Bank & Trust and the broader banking world,” said Jacob Jones, Market President. “Our customers in Prescott should feel confident knowing their local bank has a wealth of industry knowledge and information to help serve them for their financial needs and throughout any season of life.”

Veteran Banker

Brown has been in banking for a total of 16 years. She was formerly Assistant Vice President at Bank of Prescott from 2008 until the institution was acquired by Farmers Bank & Trust in 2019. She is a graduate of Southern Arkansas University, where she earned a double undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance. In 2015, she completed the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

Originally from Malvern, Brown has been a Prescott resident since 2007. She is currently the Treasurer for the Women in Prescott (WIP), a nonprofit group that helps support women’s activities in the Prescott area. She is married with three children and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.

To learn more about Lauren Brown and the Prescott branch, visit 103 East 2nd Street South in Prescott, Ark., email lauren.brown@myfarmers.bank, or call 870-887-2688. Lobby hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. MyFarmers iTeller ITM live hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.