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Senior Management

Jena Compton

Joined Simmons First National Corporation: 2015
Age: 49

Professional Experience

Mrs. Compton serves as Simmons Bank’s Chief People Officer with responsibility for all human resources functions, including organizational effectiveness, total rewards, talent acquisition, training, talent management and employee relations Community, diversity and inclusion are foundational to Simmons’ culture. Led by the company’s culture cornerstones – Passion, Pursue Growth, Integrity, Better Together, and High Performance – Jena is focused on introducing innovative ideas and creating exciting, company-wide programs.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

Experience and Qualifications

  • Little Rock Soiree Magazine’s 2016 “Women to Watch” list
  • Youth Home Board of Directors (member)
  • Christmas Caravan (volunteer)

-The following individuals are executive officers: George Makris, Jr., Bob Fehlman, Jay Brogdon, Steve Massanelli, Jena Compton, David Garner, Ann Madea, George Makris, III, Chad Rawls, Matt Reddin, and Brad Yaney.

-The following individuals hold officer positions at Simmons First National Corporation and Simmons Bank: George Makris, Jr., Bob Fehlman, Jay Brogdon, Steve Massanelli, Jena Compton, David Garner, Tina Groves, Rodney Hawkins, Ann Madea, and George Makris, III.

-The following individuals hold officer positions at Simmons Bank only: Alex Carriles, Lisa Hunter, Elizabeth Machen, Chad Rawls, Matt Reddin, and Brad Yaney.