OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Simmons Bank has named Wes Knight senior vice president and trust manager for its Oklahoma Trust Division. Knight will oversee the Oklahoma Trust Department, including business development, client relationships, and administration and management for personal trust accounts.
With 12 years of trust experience, Knight’s expertise includes management of both personal trust and investment accounts. Knight is a certified public accountant, certified financial planner, and certified trust and financial advisor.
“Wes is a proven leader with exemplary commitment to client service and our broader community,” said Tod Miller, Simmons Bank’s senior vice president and trust manager. “These qualities reinforce the community bank culture for which Simmons is known.”
A member of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs and Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council, Knight serves as a board member for several organizations, including the Allied Arts of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the Oklahoma City National Memorial.
Knight holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma in accounting and finance, respectively. He is also a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma, Leadership Oklahoma City and Leadership Edmond.
About Simmons Bank
Simmons Bank is an Arkansas state-chartered bank that began as a community bank in 1903. Through the decades, Simmons has developed a full suite of financial products and services designed to meet the needs of individual consumers and business customers alike. Simmons has grown steadily to approximately $16.5 billion in assets (as of Dec. 31, 2018) and today operates approximately 200 branch locations throughout Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Simmons is the subsidiary bank for Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ: SFNC), a publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. For more information, visit www.simmonsbank.com/.
About Simmons Wealth Management
Under the banner Simmons Wealth Management, Simmons Bank is known as a premier provider of trust investment management and fiduciary services, with more than 100 experienced associates committed to helping protect and grow customer assets. Simmons Wealth Management is a marketing name used by the trust department of Simmons Bank. For more information, visit https://simmonsbank.com/wealth/trust. Investment products are: Not a Deposit | Not FDIC Insured | Not Insured by Any Federal Government Agency | May Lose Value | Not Bank Guaranteed
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