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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

Department Roster


Candace A. Franks – Bank Commissioner

John W. Ahlen, IV – Deputy Bank Commissioner

Susannah Marshall – Deputy Bank Commissioner

Richard D. Buzbee – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

H. Wilks Marshall – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

Michael G. Saunders – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

Baker L. Moseley – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

Gary W. Bush – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Little Rock)

John K. Householder – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Jonesboro)

Kenneth H. Leavell – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Northwest Arkansas)

Jeffrey A. Cameron – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Information Systems)

Robert M. Henry – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Large Bank Group)

Stacey D. Leder – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Trust)

Dharmin H. Patel – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Little Rock)

John W. Ashby – Bank Certified Exam Manager (Financial Analysis)

Kevin C. Mosley – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Gregg Qualls – Certified Bank Senior Examiner 

Michael L. Green – Bank Exam Manager

Mitch L. Vire – System Specialist

Gregory F. Langley – System Specialist

Gail Green – Fiscal Division Manager

Jessica Wallace – Chief Fiscal Officer

Vicki A. Wise – Payroll Services Coordinator

Devan E. May – Procurement Coordinator

Cynthia L. Nixon – Executive Assistant to the Director

Barbara A. Mahoney – Research Project Analyst

Antwanette C. Pettigrew-House – Research Project Analyst

Sharon K. Hacker – Administrative Analyst

Lisa F. Smith – Administrative Analyst

Chance Brown – Administrative Analyst


Thomas J. Anderson – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Thomas L. Cook – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Jerry C. Corrothers – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

W. Kent Darr – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Chris K. Davis – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Christopher A. Dillon – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

W. Nathan Elliot – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Jim E. Homan – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Roy D. Jackson  – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Jordan A. Patterson – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Raychel Malone Pendergist – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Shaun G. Perkins – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Jacklyn G. Powell – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Matthew A. Rose – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Mark G. Rye – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Kelly M. Shewmaker – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Scott J. Smith  – Certified Bank Senior Examiner

Luke B. Webre – Certified Bank Senior Examiner


Scott M. Lambert – Commissioned Senior Examiner

Johnathon W. Welch – Commissioned Senior Examiner

Donna J. Dodge – Commissioned Senior Examiner

Andrew D. McCormick – Commissioned Senior Examiner

Daniel E. Sims – Commissioned Senior Examiner


Darren G. Barry – Bank Senior Examiner

Adam W. Chase – Bank Senior Examiner

Kelly R. Davis – Bank Senior Examiner

Wesley H. Mathis – Bank Senior Examiner

William R. Milum – Bank Senior Examiner


Joel T. Futrell – Bank Junior Examiner

Wynne M. Morgan – Bank Junior Examiner

Seth D. Parsley – Bank Junior Examiner

Daniel B. Park – Bank Junior Examiner

Ashish V. Patel – Bank Junior Examiner

J. D. Sonnier – Bank Junior Examiner


Richard T. Puloma – Bank Assistant Examiner

M. Lance Black – Bank Assistant Examiner


Elliot R. Hartle – Bank Examiner Trainee

Derek G. Harvey – Bank Examiner Trainee

J. B. Maus – Bank Examiner Trainee


The Great Seal of Arkansas

The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 78 banks hold assets of $99.0 billion as of June 30, 2018. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.

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