HALEYVILLE - BankFirst Financial Services has promoted Will Walker to serve as North Alabama regional president and Haleyville community bank president.
Walker will be responsible for leading BankFirst's North Alabama markets operations and community development while directing sales and service initiatives for the bank. He holds more than 34 years of banking and management experience and will be located at the BankFirst branch in Haleyville.
Walker is a graduate of the University of North Alabama (1988); Alabama Banking School (1992) and Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking (1995). He is active in the community, serving as a board member for the Winston County Department of Human Resources, a deacon at First Baptist Church in Haleyville and a member of the Winston County Gideons Association. In addition, Walker is a current board member and past president of the Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Haleyville Rotary Club - where he received the Paul Harris Fellow recognition - and past chairman of the board of directors for the Alabama Bankers Association. He and his wife, Nelda, have one daughter, Caroline Walker Gilmer.
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