Rouse heads up Bankers Assoc.

Wes Rouse of Magnolia State Bank in Hattiesburg has been elected to serve as president of Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association.

Rouse was elected at the group’s annual convention, held March 11-15 in Point Clear, Ala.  MYB conducts programs around the state about personal finance. The section also promotes leadership development and involvement in industry affairs. 

Rouse joined Magnolia State Bank in Hattiesburg in January 2015 and serves as vice-president for Commercial Lending. He earned his bachelor of science in business administration degree and his master of business administration degree from The University of Southern Mississippi. 

Rouse currently serves on the ADP Leadership Pine Belt Steering Committee and is a board member for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi. He has also served as a board member for the Hattiesburg Public School District Education Foundation, The Boys and Girls Club of Hattiesburg and the Salvation Army Advisory Board.

He and his wife, Traci, live in Hattiesburg with their daughter, Rebecca.