Mel Hutchins is a Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending with Citizens Bank and brings with him 34 years of banking experience. Over those 34 years Mel has worked in almost every facet of banking including positions as a teller, customer service representative, auditor, loan review, credit analyst, mortgage lender, consumer lending, commercial and construction lending.
Mel has been involved in many civic organizations including Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity, Lions Club, and Rotary Club and currently serves as Vice President of The Gaines House. Mel’s hobbies include spending time with his family, boating, fishing, and custom carpentry. He holds a residential builders license with the state of Arkansas which serves him well in his role in construction lending. His wife Jill is an Art Teacher with Little Rock Christian, his son Ethan (25) is an Engineer with Brown Engineering and his daughter Hannah (28) is a Media Specialist with Team SI.
Mel Hutchins was raised in Houston Texas till 9 years of age when his father relocated the family to Little Rock Arkansas. Having lived the majority of his life in Arkansas, he proudly calls Arkansas his home. Mel graduated University of Little Rock with a Finance Degree in 1993.