BancorpSouth Equipment Finance President
BancorpSouth Promotes Whit Ross in its Equipment Finance Division
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- October 31, 2019 – BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS) announced today that Whit Ross has been promoted in the BancorpSouth Equipment Finance and Leasing division, which provides equipment financing for commercial markets and municipalities across the Southeast and parts of the Midwest. Ross will serve as an equipment finance specialist for customers in South Mississippi, the Florida Panhandle and the Alabama Coast.
Ross joined BancorpSouth in 2018 as a vice president and credit manager. Prior to joining the company, he served as a bank examiner with the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance.
“We are very excited to have Whit representing us in these important markets,” said BancorpSouth Equipment Finance and Leasing President Kyle Gilliam. “His knowledge and understanding of how equipment finance will benefit our commercial bank customers will play a key role in our go market strategy.”
Ross earned an associate’s degree in business administration from Copiah Lincoln Community College in Mendenhall and a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. He is a graduate of The Mississippi School of Banking and is currently enrolled in the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
About BancorpSouth Bank
BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS) is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with approximately $20 billion in assets. BancorpSouth operates more than 300 full-service branch locations as well as additional mortgage, insurance, and loan production offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, including an insurance location in Illinois. BancorpSouth is committed to a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion in both its workplace and communities. To learn more, visit our Community Commitment page at bancorpsouth.com; “Like” us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter@MyBXS; or connect with us through LinkedIn.
The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) is a nonprofit trade association created to represent the equipment leasing and finance industry throughout North America by providing a forum for personal and professional growth through Community, Education and Professionalism.