Balentine joins FNBC as Chief Credit Officer

 In Newsworthy

Jackson Balentine joined FNBC earlier this year as Chief Credit Officer.  In this new role, Balentine will oversee credit risk management and loan operations for the almost $700 million asset lender.

“Jackson has already proved to be a strong and valuable member of our credit team,” said Dana Batterton, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. “His level of expertise and leadership will allow us to streamline processes and strengthen the overall experience for all of our borrowers.”

He brings over 25 years of banking experience to FNBC, most recently serving as a senior vice president and commercial lender at another financial institution. He has held several senior-level roles within the banking industry, including roles in credit analysis, commercial lending and finance.

Balentine holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance and marketing from Arkansas State University.

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