Bank Independent, headquartered in Sheffield, Ala, is proud to announce the promotion of team member Harris Parker.
Harris Parker has been promoted to Assistant Vice President – Sales Officer at the Athens East Sales Office. He joined the Bank in 2014 as a Credit Analyst and has served in the roles of Loan Portfolio Analyst, Loan Portfolio Manager and Sales Officer. Harris graduated from the University of Alabama in 2010 with a B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration – Finance and Investment Management. He graduated in 2019 from the Alabama Banking School at the University of South Alabama. Harris is a member of the Athens Rotary Club and volunteers with The American Chestnut Foundation, a non-profit scientific research organization focused on forestry preservation.
“Since moving into a commercial lending role less than 18 months ago, Harris has had a remarkable amount of success in a short period of time,” Bank Independent Athens City President, Bob Thompson, said. “He has contributed a sizeable amount of growth to our loan portfolio, not only here in Limestone County, but also to the Bank as a whole. We are all very proud of Harris and his accomplishments and look forward to seeing him further contribute to the Bank’s success in the years to come.”