Chris Gosnell joined Farmers Bank & Trust in 2010 and was elected President and CEO on January 16, 2017. Chris brought with him 6 years of banking experience from Northwest Arkansas when he joined the Bank and previously served as President and Chief Banking Officer for Farmers Bank & Trust.
Gosnell received his Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Management from the University of Arkansas in 2003, as well as his Master of Science in Operations Management in 2005. He graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and serves on the Arkansas Bankers Association Board of Directors. In addition, Gosnell was named in Arkansas Business’s 40 Under 40 list for 2015.
He has been involved in numerous community activities and organizations including Leadership Fayetteville (2009), Ducks Unlimited, Leadership Saline County (2011), Texas Bankers Association Government Relations Committee, Southwest Arkansas Water District, Rotary Club of Magnolia, and a member of the Finance Committee of the First United Methodist Church.
Gosnell and his wife, Rebecca have two children – Grayson and Hayes.