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By Staff
Aug. 31, 2003
Citizens National Bank promotes Callahan
Shane Callahan has been promoted to the position of vice president in the Sales Support Division of Citizens National Bank in Meridian.
As the Bank's network administrator, Callahan oversees electronic banking services including proof and imaging operations and Internet banking services.
Formerly with McDonnell Douglas Aerospace and Boeing Aerospace, Callahan joined Citizens National Bank in August 2000 as an assistant vice president and network administrator.
Callahan is also certified as a Microsoft system engineer, Novell administrator and Cisco network associate.
He and his wife, Angel, have two children: Nicola and Noah. They attend Russell Baptist Church where Callahan is a deacon and Sunday school teacher.
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Steve Dyess has been named senior vice president in commercial lending at Trustmark in Meridian.
Dyess is a graduate in banking and finance from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, Colorado School of Marketing at the University of Colorado, Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi and Iowa School of Auditing at the University of Iowa.
Dyess is a past President of the East Mississippi American Institute of Banking, Meridian Lions Club and the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association.
He is married to the former Kathy Mosby. They have two children and are members of Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church.
Billy Estes has been named president at Trustmark in Meridian. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry.
Estes, a native of Natchez, graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor's degree in banking and finance. In the mid 1970s, he was a charter member of the Mississippi Louisiana American Institute of Banking's chapter and an instructor. He served this organization as president.
In 1975, he graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. In 1985, he graduated from the National Commercial Lending Graduate School. Estes serves as a director of the Meridian Little Theatre and The Jimmie Rodgers Foundation. He is a board member with the Boy Scouts of America. In 1985, he received the BSA Silver Beaver. Estes is a member of the Meridian Rotary Club.
Previously, he was a member of the Jaycees in Louisiana and Natchez. In Louisiana, he was a member of the Rotary and Lions Club. In Columbus, he was a member of Kiwanis, Rotary and Chamber of Commerce. Estes served as council president of the Boy Scouts of America and was a board member and treasurer of the United Way.
In Corinth, he was on the Sportsplex board, Corinth Symphony board, in Rotary and on the BSA board and FOS chairman for the district. Estes was a member of the Alliance, the local Chamber. He is married to the former Phillys Tarrant. They have four children and are members of First Baptist Church, Corinth.
Joe Pettey has been named senior vice president at Trustmark in Meridian.
He has 36 years of experience in the financial industry. Pettey, a native of Meridian, graduated from the University of Mississippi with bachelor's degree in business administration/accountancy.
In 1971, he graduated from the Banking School for Executive Development at the University of Georgia. Pettey serves on the Executive Loan Committee for the East Mississippi Development Corp. and previously served on this organization's board of directors. He is a past president of the Kiwanis Club and is president of the Northwood Country Club.
Pettey is married to the former Judy Sims. They have three children and are members of First Baptist Church of Meridian.
Neil Henry has been named vice president at Trustmark in Meridian. Henry is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business and industry.
He is a graduate of The Southeastern School of Banking, Vanderbilt University and Omega Performance of Commercial Loans. Henry has completed the following Robert Morris Associate courses for continuing education: Financial Accounting, Commercial Credit for Lenders, Cash Flow Analysis and Financial Statement Analysis.
Henry is very active in the community, serving as vice president of the Sertoma Club of Meridian, team captain of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, and adult basketball commissioner for the State Games of Mississippi. He is also a board member of the Salvation Army and is involved with the United Way and Mississippi's Junior Miss program.
He is married to the former Amanda Ogg. They have one child, Anna Kate, and are members of First Baptist Church of Meridian.
Fred Hiatt has been named Vice President with Trustmark Financial Services, Inc. in Meridian. He has 10 years of experience in the financial industry. Hiatt, a native of Memphis, earned a degree in Economics from University of Memphis. He is married to the former Kim Pierce. They have two sons and are Methodist.

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