James Myatt


Skill Summary

Skilled executive with extensive background in and thorough knowledge of bank operations and mortgage, commercial, and consumer lending. Experienced in developing and implementing competitive programs and services. Exceptional organizational, analytical, and managerial skills.

Work History

Work History

Vice President


Community First Bank, Harrison, AR Vice President - Lending

·Developed and continue to implement new business development plan, which includes calling on customers and prospects while enhancing bank’s image in the community.

·Expanded business development to include deposits and loans, which increased loan business 25%.

·Developed and implemented the Special Assets Department.Which supervises all problem loans and OREO.Department has received praise from the FDIC for efficiency.

·Developed, originated, documented, and closed commercial, consumer, and mortgage loans, concentrating in residential construction lending and commercial lending.

·Performed branch employee evaluations, scheduled continued education and training, and assisted with career and sales development.

September 2006-current

Heritage Town and Country, Harrison, AR

Dealer Principal – Owner

·Owner/Operator of a full service John Deere Equipment Dealership.

3 year Gold Star Dealer Award

June 2004 – Sept 2006

Regions Bank, Morrilton, AR

Executive Vice President – Senior Lender

·Developed $55mm loan policy while maintaining a .29% past due ratio

·Supervised 4 additional lenders

·Additional Responsibilities included: Operations Officer, Security Officer, Credit Administration, Executive Loan Committee Chairman, Directors Loan Committee, Quality Team Administrator, Budget Coordinator, Strategic Plan Coordinator, and Executive Management Team.

1994 – 2004

Bank of Atkins, Atkins, AR


·Produced asset growth from $12mm to $31mm and loan volume from 51% to 85%

·Supervised successful conversion from manual to computerized record-keeping, resulting in enhanced customer service and account reporting.

·Coordinated construction and on-schedule completion of new branch.

·Supervised 16 employees.

·Responsibilities included, conducting board meetings, monitored and prepared budgets, wrote all policies, administered all marketing efforts, lending, and managed an investment portfolio.

1989 -1994




B.S. in Agriculture/Economics, Arkansas Tech University, Arkansas              1986