Simmons First National Corp. recently announced the promotions of two people within the Corporate Human Resources Group, according to J. Thomas May, chairman and chief executive officer.

Simmons First National Corp. recently announced the promotions of two people within the Corporate Human Resources Group, according to J. Thomas May, chairman and chief executive officer.

Sherry Cottrell and Un Joo Willis were named administrative officers.

Cottrell

Cottrell is a human resources leave specialist, a position that she has held since 2011. She joined the bank in 2003 as a customer service representative before moving to the Human Resources Group in 2006.

Cottrell has attended Williams Baptist College and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She has also completed multiple continuing education courses as well as internal and external training courses and conferences.

Willis

Willis is as the human resources benefits administrator, a position that she has held for three years. Willis joined Simmons First in 2005 starting as a benefits clerk.

Willis has attended Kentucky’s Austin Peay State University, San Jose State University in California and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and has completed numerous continuing education courses and both internal and external training courses and seminars.