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Banking management and director moves

S&P Global MarketIntelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes in thebank and thrift industry. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes andstories previously covered by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

BeckyShulman was appointed to the boards of Sioux Falls, S.D.-basedMeta Financial GroupInc. and unit MetaBank,effective Sept. 30.

Shulman is the CFO and COO of Card Compliant LLC, acompliance specialty company.

Additionally, Troy Moore III resigned from the company's board andfrom his role as MetaBank's executive vice president of retail banking topursue other opportunities, according to a Form 8-K filed Sept. 30.

AmericanNational Bankshares Inc., the parent of ,named Kevin Meadeexecutive vice president and regional president of the bank.

The Danville, Va.-based company also appointed senior vicepresident and market president of the bank and Edwin Bland senior vicepresident and senior commercial banking executive, according to a Sept. 30 newsrelease.

Meade was most recently the regional president for Virginiaat High Point, N.C.-based BNCBancorp, the parent of Bank of North Carolina.

Wall was previously market president for theWinston-Salem/Forsyth County area at Greensboro, N.C.-based , which was by

Bland was the city executive for Winston-Salem at SouthernCommunity Bank & Trust.

American National also hired Edward Martin as executive vicepresident and senior credit officer, Andy Agee as senior vice president andrelationship manager, Gray Goldsmith as senior vice president and relationshipmanager, Allen Clark as senior vice president and relationship manager, andSteven Smith as senior vice president and relationship manager.

RalphStrayhorn III was elected to the board of Lincolnton, N.C.-basedCarolina Trust Bank,a subsidiary of Carolina TrustBancShares Inc.

Strayhorn is managing partner of Cape Point AdvisoryPartners LLC, according to a Sept. 30 news release.

FirstFinancial Bank NA, a unit of First Financial Bankshares Inc., appointed ChrisEvatt president of its San Angelo region, the San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Timesreported Sept. 27.

Evatt joined the Abilene, Texas-based bank in 2001 andbecame a senior vice president and branch manager at its Antilley Road branchin September 2012, according to the publication.

Lancaster, Pa.-based Fulton Bank NA, a unit of , named RobertWright senior vice president, TheWashington Post reported Oct. 1.

Wright previously served as senior vice president andcommercial loan officer at Washington-based Bank of Georgetown, according to his LinkedInprofile.

Bank of Georgetown was acquired by Charleston, W.Va.-basedUnited Bankshares June.

Danville, Ky.-based Farmers National Bank of Danville named BrandonDrake senior vice president and head of sales and service, the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader reported Oct. 2.

Drake most recently served as regional manager and vicepresident at Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bank, a unit of , according to his LinkedIn profile.

Farmers National Bank is a subsidiary of

Paris, Ky.-based Kentucky Bank, a unit of , appointed AlexanderLyttle market president for Jessamine County, the Herald-Leader reported Oct. 2.

Lyttle previously served as business banking relationshipmanager at JPMorgan Chase &Co., according to his LinkedIn profile.

He will be based in the bank's Nicholasville office at 920North Main St., the publication noted.

Fayetteville, Ark.-based Arvest Bank named ShawnBates community bank president of the River Valley region, The (Russellville) Courier reported Oct. 2.

Bates has more than 10 years of banking experience,according to the publication.

Arvest Bank is a unit of Arvest Holdings Inc., which in turn is a subsidiary ofArvest Bank Group Inc.

Austin BankTexas NA promoted LoraHammond to senior vice president, the LongviewNews-Journal reported Oct. 2.

Hammond joined the Jacksonville, Texas-based bank in 2008and most recently worked in organizing and structuring its mortgage department,which she now manages, according to the report.

Austin Bank Texas is a unit of

Council Bluffs, Iowa-based , a unit ofMidstates BancsharesInc., appointed MikalaHoltz senior vice president and retail banking officer, The Daily Nonpareil reported Oct. 2.

Holtz joined the bank in 2004 and was promoted to seniorvice president in 2012, the report noted.