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Simmons Bank awards and recognitions

2022

  • Arkansas Money & Politics, "Most Admired Trust Department" Simmons Bank Wealth Management Services
  • Arkansas Money & Politics, George A. Makris, Jr. recognized as "Top C-Suite Executive"
  • Maumelle Chamber of Commerce, Best "Large Bank of the Year" Award
  • Forbes, "America's Best Banks"
  • Fort Smith Boys & Girls Club, Rodney West named "President's Award" recipient
  • Humboldt Chronicle, Simmons Bank named "Best Bank"
  • Williamson County Chamber of Commerce, Tina Lilly named "Ambassador Team of the Year"
  • The Independent, Mark Nuss named to "2022 Class of Rising Stars"
  • St. Louis Business Journal, Simmons Bank named to "St. Louis' Largest Banks" list
  • Little Rock Soiree, Wealth Management named "Platinum Service Award" recipient
  • Arkansas Business "40 Under 40" list, George Makris, III
  • AY Magazine, “Best Bank” and “Best Mortgage Lender” list
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Dee Davenport recognized with "Presidential Award of Excellence"
  • Fort Worth Business, Lori Baldock named to "23 Great Women of Texas" list
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly, Simmons Bank named "Best in Business"
  • United Way of Reno County, Hutchinson, Kansas team recognized with "Gold Award"
  • My Bank Tracker, Coin Checking product named a "Best Checking Account in Missouri"
  • Economics Arkansas, Tommy May given "Leadership in Free Enterprise (LIFE) Award"
  • Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation, Sabrina McDonnell named "Greater Missouri Woman of the Year"
  • Ingram's Magazine, Mark Nuss named to "Forty under 40" list

2021

  • Arkansas Business, Simmons Bank Named a "Best Bank for Business"
  • Wichita Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Arkansas Business, Matt Reddin named to list of 250 Most Influential Leaders
  • Arkansas Business, Martie North named to list of 250 Most Influential Leaders
  • Arkansas Bankers Association, Justin McCarty received Bill Holmes Leadership Award
  • NextGen Under 30 Oklahoma, Blake Turney Awarded 30 Under 30 distinction
  • RMI Business Finance, Simmons given Platinum Elite Lender designation
  • Collierville Herald-Independent, Mollie Walker voted Best Banker by readers
  • Little Rock Soiree, Elizabeth Machen named to “Women to Watch” list
  • Forbes, "Best-in-State Employers," Arkansas
  • Forbes, "Best-In-State Banks 2021," Arkansas
  • Arkansas Business, Johnny McCaleb named a recipient of the "Lifetime Achievement Award in Accounting"
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly, Emilie Moody awarded "Best in Business" recognition for "Best Banker" category
  • Wichita Business Journal, Shawn Jiwanlal named a "40 under 40" award recipient
  • Arkansas Money and Politics, George Makris III and Daniel Robinson named to "Future 50" list
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Dee Davenport named a recipient of the "Golden Gavel" award
  • Daily Post-Athenian, Simmons Bank named "Best Bank," Pam Mobley named "Best Teller" and Jason Housley named "Best Loan Officer"
  • Fort Worth INC. Magazine, Lori Baldock Named to "Most Influential People in Fort Worth"
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly, "Best in Business 2021," Best Banks category
  • Monroe County Chamber of Commerce (Tennessee), Simmons Bank named "2021 Business of the Year"
  • Monroe County Chamber of Commerce (Tennessee), Kim Littreal named "2021 Businesswoman of the Year"
  • BauerFinancial, Five-Star "Superior" Rating
  • Forbes, "World's Best Banks"
  • Forbes, "Best Banks in America"
  • Conway Area Leadership Institute, Dan Nabholtz Emerging Leader Award, Mr. Jason Culpepper
  • Arkansas Money & Politics, George A. Makris, Jr. named to list of "2021 Influencers of the Year"
  • Investopedia, Simmons named to list of "7 Best Physician Mortgage Loans"
  • Little Rock Soiree, Soiree Recommends, Platinum Service Award
  • Bayer YMCA, Allan Ivie awarded "Martin Luther King Jr. Strong Community Award"

2020

  • AY Magazine, Best Mortgage Lender
  • The Chickasha Express-Star, Best Loan Company, Best Finance/Investment Company, Best Customer Service, Best Boss and Best Teller
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly, Allan Ivie named to list of "Top 100 People to Know in St. Louis"
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly, Patrick Bowen named to list of "2020 Best Bankers and Lenders"
  • Humboldt Chronicle, Best Bank
  • Little Rock Soiree, "Soiree Recommends," Best Bank
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Best of the Best Finalist
  • The Ascents Best-of 2020 Awards: Best Credit Card
  • Fortune, Simmons Bank named a top 100 Fastest-Growing Company for 2020
  • RMI Business Finance, Simmons recognized as Platinum Elite Lender for SBA Business Lending
  • Wichita Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Arkansas Money & Politics, 2020 Powerful Women in Banking, Ms. Carole Smith
  • Arkansas Business, Best Places to Work
  • The Journal Record, "Achievers under 40," Mr. Alex Kaiser
  • Wichita Business Journal, "Women Who Lead in Finance," Ms. Chris Hemphill
  • Little Rock Soiree, "Women to Watch," Ms. Amber McKnight
  • Arkansas Business, "20 in Their 20s," Mr. Caleb Petersen
  • Forbes, Simmons named a "Best-in-State Employer" for Arkansas
  • Fort Worth INC. Magazine, Most Influential People in Fort Worth, Ms. Lori Baldock
  • Arkansas Business, "40 under 40," Mr. Daniel Robinson
  • Dallas Business Journal, "Women in Business Award," Ms. Stacy Bowers
  • Forbes, Simmons named to “The World’s Best Banks,” ranking in the top 20 for U.S. banks
  • The Daily Post Athenian, Simmons received five “Best of the Best” awards: top-three bank teller awards (associates Pam Mobley and Kim Shiestel), top-three home mortgage loan, top-three financial investments and top-three financial institution
  • Arkansas Money and Politics, Simmons voted "Most Admired Bank" by readers
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly, Simmons named a "Best Bank" in the region
  • Nashville Business Journal, Simmons Bank named to list of "Largest SBA Lenders in Nashville"