The Board of Banking Review is established under Mississippi Code Section 81-3-12. The Board is charged with the responsibility for ruling on applications of new bank charters, conversion charters, and protested branches.

The Board is comprised of five (5) members appointed by the Governor, one (1) from each of the three (3) Supreme Court Districts knowledgeable in economic affairs with a recognized ability in a trade or business and two (2) members at large who are active officers or directors of state-chartered banks. All appointments are with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Each member shall hold office until a successor is appointed and qualified.

Members of the State Board of Banking Review

Mr. James H. Clayton
Planters Bank & Trust Company
P.O. Box 31
Indianola, MS 38751-0031
Appointed: 12-20-2004
Term Expires: 3-23-2019*


Ms. Tammy Phillips
Community Bank
P.O. Box 320849
Flowood, MS 39232
Appointed:  2-23-2017
Term Expires: 2-22-2022

1st Supreme Court District
Ms. Sarah Beth Wilson
Phelps Dunbar LLP
4720 I-55 North
Jackson, MS 39211
Appointed:  3-24-2017
Term Expires:  3-23-2022


2nd Supreme Court District
Mr. Ricky J. Cox
Balch & Bingham, LLP
1310 Twenty Fifth Avenue
Gulfport, MS  39501-1931
Appointed:  3-13-2019
Term Expires:  3-13-2024

3rd Supreme Court District

* Members may serve after their term expires.

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