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Gilbert Named to Arkansas Money & Politics 50 Over 50 :: News

Gilbert Named to Arkansas Money & Politics 50 Over 50

STUTTGART, ARFarmers & Merchants Bank Mountain Home Market President Sally Gilbert has been named to the Arkansas Money & Politics 50 Over 50 class for 2023. Each year the publication recognizes professionals across Arkansas for commitment to their work and community. Gilbert has been recognized by the publication for the past two years for excellence in banking. 

“It is an honor to be in the company of great leaders across the state of Arkansas,” stated Gilbert. “ I am blessed to be part of an organization that prioritizes our mission to promote success and improve the well-being of both our employees and customers daily. Providing innovative solutions to serve our customers is at the core of every decision we make at Farmers and Merchants Bank.”   

Sally Gilbert was appointed to the role of Market President for the Mountain Home area at Farmers & Merchants Bank in 2021. With nearly 30 years of financial industry experience, she is responsible for setting the bank’s culture as well as ensuring growth and profitability in five branches. Gilbert leads daily retail operations for the bank’s North Central Arkansas region along with managing commercial, consumer and agricultural lending.

Gilbert graduated from Missouri State University with a communications management degree and is a Walton Institute graduate. She is a long-time resident of Mountain Home and has deep roots in the community. In addition to her leadership role at Farmers and Merchants Bank, Gilbert has served on the board of directors at Baxter Health for 15 years and is a member of the Mountain Home Rotary Club.  

Farmers and Merchants Bank, headquartered in Stuttgart, is a locally-owned community bank with 27 locations across the state of Arkansas, including eight operating as The Bank of Fayetteville. With assets in excess of $1.7 billion, Farmers and Merchants is the 10th largest bank chartered in Arkansas. 

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