MERIDIAN — Special to The Star
Trustmark is pleased to welcome Billy Estes, immediate past president of Trustmark National Bank in Meridian, to its Meridian Advisory Board.
Prior to serving as Community Bank president for Trustmark, in Meridian, Estes was also Community Bank president in both Corinth and Memphis, Tenn. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Estes also completed the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University, as well as the American Bankers Association’s National Commercial Lending School and the Tennessee Bankers’ Association Southeastern School of Advanced Commercial Lending.
He is the founder and a charter member of the Miss Lou American Institute Banking chapter, where he served as an instructor.
“I am very pleased to bring Billy Estes back to Trustmark as an advisory board member. His past experience as president for the Trustmark Meridian market is invaluable to me. I am very excited to have him back at the bank,” said Campbell Helveston, Community Bank President for Trustmark in Meridian.
Estes’s involvement in the community has provided him the opportunity to hold leadership roles within a variety of civic organizations. Estes is a member and director of the Meridian Rotary Club.
He is a board member and past president for the Boy Scouts of America in both Columbus and Meridian. Estes is director of the Meridian Little Theatre, where he served two terms as president. He is also a member of the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center Board, Hope Village Board and the Image Committee for the East Mississippi Development Corporation. Previously, Estes was director of the Jimmy Rodgers Foundation and the State of Mississippi Games.