Citizens National Bank names four to new/promoted positions

Honea

Citizens National Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Tommy Honea to Senior Vice President of Loan Review. During his 36-year banking career, Tommy has worked as a state and federal bank examiner in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, and then worked as a bank consultant serving community banks throughout the state of Texas. 

Tommy’s wealth of banking and business knowledge has served the CNB family and banking customers well,” said Jason D. Smith, Citizens National Bank President and CEO. “His experience, integrity and professional qualifications are great contributions to our banking team. These attributes are essential in keeping Citizens National Bank the strong institution that it is.” 

Before joining the CNB family in 2016, Tommy most recently served as a Senior Loan Review Officer with Zions Bancorporation out of its Houston, Texas offices. Tommy is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University. 

Chartered in 1985, Citizens National Bank is a community bank operating in the Bossier City and Shreveport as well as Claiborne, DeSoto and Webster Parishes. With local management and local ownership, Citizens National Bank maintains a strong presence in the community while returning the strength of capital to the market area. The Board of Directors and staff are committed to the growth of the community and the stability of the bank. The officers and employees are committed to providing the highest level of customer service. Citizens National Bank offers a variety of banking products and services for both personal and business needs.


Friar

Citizens National Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Kyle Friar to Vice President of the Customer Care Center Department. Kyle joined the CNB family in 2018 as a Loan Review Analyst and later that year moved to head the Citizens Customer Care Center (C4). 

“Kyle’s detailed knowledge of the products and services that Citizens National Bank has to offer makes him ideal for this position,” said Jason D. Smith, Citizens National Bank President and CEO. “His experience, integrity and interpersonal communication skills are indeed an asset to our banking team.” 

Kyle graduated in Psychology from LBU in 2012. Started his banking career in 2015 and received Banker of the Year in 2016. 

Chartered in 1985, Citizens National Bank is a community bank operating in the Bossier City and Shreveport as well as Claiborne, DeSoto and Webster Parishes. With local management and local ownership, Citizens National Bank maintains a strong presence in the community while returning the strength of capital to the market area. The Board of Directors and staff are committed to the growth of the community and the stability of the bank. The officers and employees are committed to providing the highest level of customer service. Citizens National Bank offers a variety of banking products and services for both personal and business needs. 


Bastarache

Citizens National Bank is pleased to announce Dawn Bastarache as the Executive Vice President / Chief Operations Officer of CNB. Dawn has 27 years of banking experience with a background in strategic planning, digital delivery, product and risk management among many other areas of expertise. 

“Dawn’s extensive background in the banking industry along with her commitment to the communities we serve will enrich the CNB family,” said Jason D. Smith, Citizens National Bank President and CEO. “She brings a wealth of banking and product knowledge along with outstanding leadership skills to Citizens National Bank.” 

Dawn participates in Habitat for Humanity and has served on the United Way’s visiting allocation team as a volunteer to assist the United Way with making decisions about which community programs will be a good investment of United Way campaign dollars. 

Chartered in 1985, Citizens National Bank is a community bank operating in the Bossier City and Shreveport as well as Claiborne, DeSoto and Webster Parishes. With local management and local ownership, Citizens National Bank maintains a strong presence in the community while returning the strength of capital to the market area. The Board of Directors and staff are committed to the growth of the community and the stability of the bank. The officers and employees are committed to providing the highest level of customer service. Citizens National Bank offers a variety of banking products and services for both personal and business needs. 


Aubrey

Citizens National Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Cindy Aubrey to Vice President of Bank Marketing and Sales. Cindy has been in bank marketing at CNB for nine years. She is a 2015 graduate of the American Bankers Association of Marketing and Management. 

“Cindy’s active involvement in the communities Citizens National Bank serves coupled with her knowledge of the products and services we provide has made her a valuable member of the CNB family,” said Jason D. Smith, Citizens National Bank President and CEO. “Her communication and organizational skills have proven to be indispensable to us.” 

Cindy is from the Shreveport Bossier area and received a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Northeast Louisiana University. Cindy serves on the board of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council and The Renesting Project in Bossier City. 

Chartered in 1985, Citizens National Bank is a community bank operating in the Bossier City and Shreveport as well as Claiborne, DeSoto and Webster Parishes. With local management and local ownership, Citizens National Bank maintains a strong presence in the community while returning the strength of capital to the market area. The Board of Directors and staff are committed to the growth of the community and the stability of the bank. The officers and employees are committed to providing the highest level of customer service. Citizens National Bank offers a variety of banking products and services for both personal and business needs.