directors

Back: Mark Marquess, Marvin Caston, Dale Reed, Ray Stidham. Front: H.D. McCarty, Trevor Lavy, Frank Broyles

Directors

Trevor Lavy, Chairman of the Board

Trevor Lavy is President & Owner of Priority One Holding Company, the parent company of Priority Bank. He is Chairman of the Board of Priority Bank. He is President of Priority One Mortgage Corporation. After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from Ouachita Baptist University, Mr. Lavy became a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Lavy, an attorney, earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law and was a member of the Arkansas Law Review.

J. Frank Broyles, Director in Perpetuity

Frank Broyles became head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks football team in 1957. From 1973 to 2007 he served as Athletic Director of the University of Arkansas, where he earned legendary status in college athletics, broadcast journalism, and charitable development. Coach Broyles was a founding director of Priority Bank. For more information, visit Frank Broyles' Wikipedia page.

H.D. McCarty, Director Emeritus

Dr. H.D. McCarty served for 39 years as Senior Pastor of University Baptist Church in Fayetteville and 33 years as Chaplain of the Arkansas Razorbacks. A Brigadier General (retired) in the Unites States Air Force, Dr. McCarty has served on the Board of Governors of Washington Regional Medical Center and the Board of Directors of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves as President of Ventures for Christ. Dr. McCarty joined the Board of Priority Bank in 2005.

Ray Stidham, Director

Ray Stidham has been President of Priority Bank since 2013. Ray joined the Priority Bank Team with 23 years of banking experience in the state of Arkansas. He is a 2007 graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado. He currently is the President of the NWABOA and member of the Prairie Grove Chamber of Commerce. Ray has always been very active in the communities where he worked and lived and has served those communities in such roles as President of AAIDC, Washington Water Authority Board Member, Chamber of Commerce Member, and School Board Member. Ray and his wife currently reside in Farmington.

Drake Mann, Director

Drake Mann is a partner in the Little Rock law firm of Gill Ragon Owen, P.A., where his practice emphasizes data security, privacy law, and civil litigation. Mr. Mann is Chairman of the Administrative Law Section and past chairman of the Securities Law Section of the Arkansas Bar Association, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Arkansas Lawyer magazine, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the ATLA Docket, a member of the Arkansas and American Trial Lawyers Associations, and a Fellow of the Arkansas Bar Foundation. He is a director of Priority Bank and Priority One Holding Company.

Dale R. Reed, Director

Dale R. Reed, a resident of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations/Marketing. Mr. Reed currently serves as the Arkansas Division Manager for Preferred Poultry Supply Company. He currently serves on the Prairie Grove Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors and previously served four terms as Chamber President. Mr. Reed is a member of the Prairie Grove City Council and also serves as Chairman of the Prairie Grove Planning Commission. He is also very active in various civic organizations including the Prairie Grove Lions Club. Mr. Reed joined the Board of Priority Bank in 2014.

Mark Marquess, Director

Mark Marquess is the owner of Riverwood Homes in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Mark has been an active member of the Northwest Arkansas real estate and development community for over 35 years. He has built over 2000 homes and developed almost 3000 residential lots in NW Arkansas. He has been President of the Northwest Arkansas Home Builders Association as well as Vice President of the Arkansas Home Builders Association. Mark also served two terms on the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He is a resident of Fayetteville and graduated from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College with a degree in Marketing.

Marvin Caston, Director

Marvin Caston is the Associate Director of the Razorback Foundation. He began his professional life with the Razorbacks as an Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance in 2005, and has worked with the Foundation since 2009. Caston played for the 1998 Razorbacks football team that shared the SEC Western Division title and ended the year ranked No. 16 in the nation. He was a member of the 1999 SEC Academic Honor Roll and earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Education from the UofA in Fayetteville. A former Razorback fullback, Marvin also served as Chairman of the "A" Club membership drive, Co-Director of the Athletic Prevention Programming & Leadership Education Program and Assistant Athletic Director in the student life office. A native of Winnsboro, Louisiana, Marvin and his family reside in Fayetteville.

Officers

Trevor Lavy, Chairman & CEO

Ray Stidham, President

Leslie Mekelburg, Vice President