Tennant appointed president of Cornerstone Bank

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Jason Tennant has been appointed president

of Cornerstone Bank, chief executive

officer Charles T. Cross announced in

a press release.

Tennant becomes the seventh

president in the 105-year history

of the locally owned bank.

He previously served as executive

vice president and has been

with Cornerstone since 2012.

In addition to his role as president,

Tennant also serves on the

bank’s board of directors. He is

in charge of the management of

the bank’s executive management

team and day-to-day operations in

all markets.

Tennant has 33 years of banking experience,

having served in management

roles at various institutions. He earned

a bachelor’s degree in business administration

from Arkansas Tech University

in 1985 and is a graduate of the Southern

Graduate School of Banking at Southern

Methodist University. In addition, he

serves on numerous boards and committees

throughout Carroll County including

Mercy Hospital, Area Agency on Aging,

Carroll County Airport Commission,

Loaves and Fishes and Carroll County

Collaboration. Tennant also serves on the

board of directors of the Arkansas

Bankers Association.

“I am thrilled to announce

Jason’s elevation within our

company to only the seventh

president in our bank’s history,”

Cross said. “He has been a

tremendous ambassador since

joining our bank family in 2012.

Since his arrival five years ago,

we have grown our bank 100

million dollars and his leadership and the

incredible work of our bank team is a big

reason why. I have every confidence that

we will continue to grow and prosper with

Jason as our President and I, as well as

our board of directors, congratulate him

on this well-deserved appointment.”

Cornerstone Bank has a total of six locations

in five Northwest Arkansas markets

and is one of the fastest growing

banks in the state of Arkansas, according

to the press release.

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