Floyd Promoted to Chief Financial Officer & Controller for Union Bankshares
Jarrod Yarnell, CEO for Union Bankshares, Inc., has announced the promotion of Mena native Rob Floyd as Chief Financial Officer and Controller. Union Bankshares serves as the holding company for Union Bank of Mena, which is under the leadership of President Kevin Williams, with branches in Hatfield and Wickes, as well as First National Bank at Paris with branches in Waldron, Booneville, Caulksville, Ozark and Clarksville.
Floyd has served as the institution’s controller since 2018. He took over the management of the accounting and finance team in 2021. “This promotion to CFO recognizes the continued expansion of Rob’s management responsibilities over all areas of investment and finance,” said Yarnell.
Union Bank continues to take great pride in being the only remaining community bank that is owned by local families who hold tremendous ties and roots to this area. The current Union Bankshares Board of Directors who approved the Floyd promotion include John Stevenson, Phil Stevenson, David Maddox, David Carver, John Crawford, Ken Wood, and Jarrod Yarnell. Their commitment to the continued support and growth of its customers and this region is unwavering.
Floyd holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and has been a CPA since 2005. He had previously worked at other accounting firms or banks before wanting to return to his hometown of Mena, where he launched his career with Union Bank.
He and his wife of 21 years, Tracy, share four children: Malachi, 16; Ezra, 7; Micah Jane, 4; and Noah Kate, 3. The family attends First Baptist Church in Mena.
Floyd is a member or serves on the board of multiple civic organizations including: Lions Club, Salvation Army, UARM Foundation Board, and the Bearcat Foundation.
When he’s not working, he enjoys “chasing kids and jeeping.”
He expressed his sincere appreciation for the opportunity to serve in this leadership role. “Union Bank’s fingerprint is imprinted all across this area, generation after generation. Whether it’s a farm or a sign on a ballfield or a new home, its commitment continues… and it’s just such a privilege to continue to build that legacy for future generations,” said Floyd. “I am excited about this opportunity and looking forward to the future.”