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Simmons First National appoints two to board

Staff Writer | Pine Bluff., Ar., USA | November 6, 2017
Simmons First NationalNovember 6, 2017, Pine Bluff., Ar., USA - Simmons First National Corp., a banking holding company, announced the appointment of Tom Purvi and Russell Teubner to its board of directors.
Tom Purvi previously served as a director of First Texas BHC, Inc., which Simmons acquired on October 19, 2017.

Mr. Purvis is a real estate broker and president of Continental Real Estate, Inc., a Texas-based commercial real estate company.

He also serves as managing partner to a portfolio of real estate assets and consulting ventures.

Mr. Purvis is a member of the boards of directors of Streams & Valleys Inc.

Mr. Purvis attended the business school at the University of Texas and graduated from Texas Christian University.

Russell Teubner previously served as a director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., which Simmons also acquired on October 19, 2017.

Mr. Teubner is the founder and chief executive officer of HostBridge Technology, LLC, an Oklahoma-based technology firm.

He previously served as president of Esker, Inc. and as director of Esker Software.

Mr. Teubner is a director of the OSU Center for Innovation and Economic Development and an advisory council member for the OSU Museum of Art.

He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University.