FNB Water Valley welcomes branch leaders, announces grand opening event

Published 1:00 pm Tuesday, March 5, 2024

FNB in Water Valley welcomes a new Vice President/Market Manager and branch manager.

Justin Canterbury, VP, Market Manager, began his tenure at FNB Water Valley in January and oversees business operations and development for Water Valley and Yalobusha County. As an experienced community banker and leader, Canterbury has been an active volunteer in Water Valley serving as past President and Vice President of the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce. In August, Canterbury will graduate from the Mississippi Bankers Association School of Banking at the University of Mississippi.

In January, Jessica Smith joined the team in Water Valley as branch manager. As a skilled and seasoned community banker, she brings a background in customer service excellence and provides leadership to FNB’s customer-focused efforts in Yalobusha County. Smith is a long-standing member of the Coffeeville community.

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FNB Water Valley, located at 400 North Main Street, opened its doors in November 2023. After previous Branch Manager Tina Tidwell and her team successfully launched retail operations, Tidwell resumed duties as Retail Banking Officer at FNB’s main branch on the Oxford Square. FNB Water Valley is a full-service branch and is the bank’s sixth location in North Mississippi.

On March 21, FNB Water Valley will host its official Grand Opening. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and community members are invited to enjoy refreshments, meet the FNB Water Valley team, and learn more about the bank. Radio station Q105 FM will remotely broadcast the Grand Opening event.