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United Mississippi Bank announces promotions

NATCHEZ — Samuel P. Porter, president of United Mississippi Bank, recently announced several promotions.

-Philip J. Zuccaro has been promoted to vice president/bank secrecy act compliance officer.

Zuccaro is a graduate of Trinity High School, University of Southern Mississippi, Bank Examiner School and ABA Business of Banking School — University of Colorado.

Prior to joining United Mississippi Bank in January 1985, he served as a banking examiner for the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance. Zuccaro has served as an operations assistant, and assistant vice president/bank secrecy act compliance officer.

Zuccaro serves on the board of directors for the United Way of the Greater Miss-Lou.

– Naomi G. Jones has been promoted to vice president/cashier.

Jones is a graduate of Kilmichael High School, where she was valedictorian and a National Merit Finalist, and the University of Mississippi where she graduated in three years.

Prior to joining UMB she worked for Central Bank of Monroe, CENCAP (Delta Bank) and Concordia Bank and Trust. She joined UMB in 2010 and served as assistant vice president/controller.

She is married to Gary W. Jones and they are the parents of four children; Brandon A. Smith, Ty Logan Smith, Celeste Jones Generes and Garret Jones. She is a member of Parkway Baptist Church where she participates in Sunday school and choir.

– Janet Givens Bader has been promoted to assistant vice president/mortgage loans.

Bader graduated from Natchez High, Copiah-Lincoln Community College, National Association of Mortgage Underwriters and the 2008-2009 Leadership Natchez Class.

Prior to joining United Mississippi Bank Bader worked for Mississippi Southern Bank in Port Gibson. She joined United Mississippi Bank in 1984 serving in the accounting department before moving to the loan department. Bader later served as a branch secretary and then moved to the Mortgage Loan Department in 1993.

Bader is married to Charles A. Bader and they are the parents of six children, William Casey Cupit, the late Tucker Cupit, Danielle Bader, Chuck Bader, Amy Bader Cupit and Amanda Bader.

She enjoys spending time with her family and gardening.

– Laura A. Bonds has been promoted to assistant vice president/assistant cashier. Bonds joined UMB in January 1995 and has served as head teller, assistant branch manager and accounting specialist.

Bonds graduated from Rolling Fork High School and attended Co-Lin Community College and Alcorn State University.

She is a member of the USTA and plays tennis with a local Natchez team. Bonds is married to Vincent L. Bonds Sr. and they are the parents of three children, Amber Green, Valencia Bonds and Vincent L. Bonds Jr. She and her family attend Greater New Bethel Baptist Church.

-Tina Kaho has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Client Relations at United Mississippi Bank.

Kaho is a graduate of Natchez High School, Copiah-Lincoln Community College, the University of Southern Mississippi, and the 2006-2007 Leadership Natchez Class. She is actively pursuing an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Kaho joined United Mississippi Bank in July 1988 and has served as Financial Service Representative, Assistant Branch Manager and Branch Manager of the Wal-Mart Branch.

Kaho is a member and serves on the board of directors of the Natchez Trace Kiwanis Club. She is married to Shawn Kaho. They are members of the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.

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