Simmons First National Bank recently promoted Marla G. Mitchell to vice president and Kelly J. Burris to officer, according to J. Thomas May, chairman and chief executive officer.

Simmons First National Bank recently promoted Marla G. Mitchell to vice president and Kelly J. Burris to officer, according to J. Thomas May, chairman and chief executive officer.

A commercial loan officer, Mitchell has been with the bank more than 20 years. She serves on the lending training team and acquisition and conversion team.

Mitchell is a 2012 graduate of the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking, a 2009 graduate of the American Bankers Association National Commercial Lending School at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and has completed numerous Arkansas Bankers Association courses.

Burris serves as a branch manager at the Simmons First Financial Center in Jefferson Square and has been with the bank 15 years.