John joined Citizens National Bank in 1992 as an Officer Trainee and shortly thereafter launched the Bank’s Financial Services Department. John is the Senior Financial Advisor in the Wealth Management Division and also serves as Branch Manager, responsible for the oversight of the Raymond James offices that are housed in Citizens National Bank’s Meridian and Hattiesburg locations.
He is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in Banking and Finance. He holds Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 51 (Municipal Fund Securities Principal), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law) and Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law) Licenses.
John has been recognized on numerous occasions for his exceptional service to his clients. He was recognized by Bank Investment Consultant magazine as one of the top 100 Bank Advisors in the nation for 2013*. He was also named to the Raymond James Chairman’s Council in 2014 and 2015 for demonstrating an extraordinary level of commitment to clients through personal service and professional integrity. He is the only Advisor in the state of Mississippi to receive this honor**.
*The 2013 Bank Investment Consultant Top 100 bank affiliated advisors award is based on assets under management, percentage growth in AUM from the prior year, trailing 12-month production, percentage growth in T-12 production; amount of fee-based business, and the ratio of production to AUM.
**Membership is based on prior fiscal year production. Requalification is required annually.
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