Centennial Bank regional president Tracy French announced Monday the promotion of Corey Williams as division president/chief lending Officer of Centennial Bank’s Cabot division. "[Williams’] excellent leadership along with his enthusiasm for the community and Centennial Bank has earned him the position of Division President," French said in the press release.

Williams has been with Centennial Bank for more than 11 years; he will now oversee 17 branches in Mountain View, Heber Springs, Searcy, Beebe, Ward, Cabot and Jacksonville. Williams’ office is at Centennial Bank, 2171 West Main St., Cabot.

Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing management from Arkansas State University.

He serves on the Cabot School Board as well the boards of directors of the Cabot Panther Foundation and Cabot Chamber of Commerce; he is also a member of Cabot Rotary Club.

Williams and his wife, Amy, have three children, Alex, 21, Lauren, 19, and Logan, 9. They reside in Cabot and are members of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.