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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


Susannah T. Marshall – Bank Commissioner

John W. Ahlen, IV – Deputy Bank Commissioner

Dharmin H. Patel – Deputy Bank Commissioner

Gary W. Bush – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

Robert M. Henry – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

Baker L. Moseley – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

Raychel M. Pendergist – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

John K. Householder – Asst. Deputy Bank Commissioner

Eric D. Roberts – Bank Chief Counsel

Jacklyn G. Powell – Training Supervisor

W. Nathan Elliott – Reginal Supervisor (Jonesboro)

Kenneth H. Leavell – Regional Supervisor (Springdale)

Daniel E. Sims – Regional Supervisor (LR)

John D. Sonnier – Regional Supervisor (LR)

Jeffrey A. Cameron – IS Supervisor

Stacey D. Leder – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

John W. Ashby – Financial Analyst Supervisor

Kevin C. Mosley – Financial Analyst

Michael G. Qualls – Financial Analyst

Frank A Fields – Bank IT Administrator

Chris Hazeslip – Database Specialist

Darla Bryant – Database Specialist

Jessica J. Wallace – Fiscal Division Manager

Vicki A. Wise – Fiscal Support Manager

Devan E. May – Budget Manager

Cynthia L. Nixon – Executive Assistant To The Commissioner

Brian Chance Brown – Research Project Analyst

Melinda F. Jones – Administrative Analyst

Antwanette Pettigrew-House – Research Project Analyst

Barbara A. Robinson – Research Project Analyst

Thomas L. Cook – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Jerry C. Corrothers – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Chris K. Davis – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Christopher A. Dillon – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Donna J. Dodge – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Jim E. Homan – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Roy D. Jackson – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Andrew McCormick – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Shaun G. Perkins – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Matthew A. Rose – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Mark G. Rye – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Scott M. Lambert – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Kelly M Shewmaker – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Luke B. Webre – Certified Bank Sr. Examiner

Adam W. Chase – Commissioned Bank Senior Examiner

Kelly R. Davis – Commissioned Bank Senior Examiner

Joel T. Futrell – Commissioned Bank Senior Examiner

Wesley H. Mathis – Commissioned Bank Senior Examiner

Seth D. Parsley – Commissioned Bank Senior Examiner

Ashish V Patel – Commissioned Bank Senior Examiner

Michael Lance Black – Bank Examiner Manager

Caleb Hamilton – Commissioned Bank Examiner Manager

Elliot Hartle – Commissioned Bank Senior Examiner

Derek Glenn Harvey – Bank Senior Examiner

Richard T. Puloma – Bank Senior Examiner

Peyton L Tillman – Junior Bank Examiner

Kendal B. Williams – Junior Bank Examiner

Dallas E Gipson – Assistant Bank Examiner

Dustin Hill – Assistant Bank Examiner

Shawn Smith – Assistant Bank Examiner

Tyler Lucas – Assistant Bank Examiner

Page Whitley – Assistant Bank Examiner

Andrew Griggs – Assistant Bank Examiner

Aaron C Lockwood – Junior Bank Examiner

Tanner Ballard – Bank Examiner Trainee

Jace Denker – Junior Bank Examiner

Lane Hardee – Bank Examiner Trainee

Reed Middleton – Bank Examiner Trainee

Patrick Seung – Bank Examiner Trainee

Jacob Spradlin – Junior Bank Examiner

Abigale Thompson – Junior Bank Examiner

Whittney Baggs – Junior Bank Examiner

Jordan Hindman – Bank Examiner Trainee

J.Owen Moore – 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 73 banks hold assets of over $155 billion as of June 30, 2023. 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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