Adam Rutledge has been named CEO and president of First Security Bank's Northwest Arkansas market.
Jim Taylor, who had served as president of the market, will continue a leadership role as senior vice president of the bank’s parent company, First Security Bancorp, in Little Rock.
Rutledge, who has played an integral role in the growth of the Northwest Arkansas market as senior vice president and commercial lender, will be responsible for day-to-day management of the northwest Arkansas region, according to a press release on Friday (Dec. 13).
"We are positioning First Security Bank for the future," said Reynie Rutledge, chairman and CEO of First Security Bancorp. "Adam will follow behind Jim to continue our focus on growth in Northwest Arkansas. Adam has a true passion and a commitment for the region and is a true asset to the team."
Rutledge is active in the Northwest Arkansas community serving as board member and volunteer for Life Source International; participating in WorkMatters; and serving on the Walton College of Business Alumni Society Board.