D. Scott Hancock was recently tagged as the new divisional president for Northwest Arkansas following Centennial Bank’s acquisition of Liberty Bank, according to a press release from bank on Thursday evening (Dec. 12).
Hancock has served as executive vice president and chief lending officer of this region for 8 years, after serving as senior vice president of lending since joining Liberty Bank as it started in 2001. Hancock will be located in Centennial Bank’s Joyce Branch at 1400 East Joyce Blvd. in Fayetteville.
“I am very excited about Scott leading our Northwest Arkansas division. He strong leader in a market that is very important to Centennial Bank,” said Davy Carter, regional president for Centennial Bank.
Hancock has 20 years experience in the financial services industry. He earned his master’s degree from University of Arkansas at Little Rock and bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.
Hancock has worked with several community organizations including the New School Board Chair, AR Community Foundation-Fayetteville Area Board, Pagnozzi Charities Board and now the 2014 Fayetteville Chamber Board.
A resident of Fayetteville, he is married to Christie Hancock and has two children, Rylie and Cade.