Lori Ross serves as the Arkadelphia President of Citizens Bank. She is a 1997 graduate of Murfreesboro High School. She attended Henderson State University where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in 2001, and a Master of Business Administration Degree in 2005 from Union University.
She began her banking career as a Commercial Lender for Elk Horn Bank, now Southern Bancorp. She later went on to work for Summit Bank, which was acquired by Bank of the Ozarks. Lori served there as Market President for 3 years until leaving to join Citizens Bank. Headquartered in Batesville, Arkansas, Citizens opened a new location in Arkadelphia in March of 2016, and hired Ross to establish the new market.
Ross serves on the Arkansas Bankers Association Board. She is a member and past Chair Person for the ABA Group 4. She is an active Rotarian, and is a member of the Arkadelphia Noon Rotary Club where she has served as Past President, District Chair of the RYLA Program, and is currently serving as chair of the Foundation Committee.
Lori was named Rotarian of the Year for her volunteer efforts in the Arkadelphia Community. She was also recognized as one of Clark County’s 20 Under 40. Lori is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia. She and her husband Jeremy have two sons, Turner and Garrett.