Magnolia State Bank’s McClellan recognized for 40 years in industry

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Magnolia State Bank’s Mike McClellan, senior vice president, was inducted into the Mississippi Bankers Association 40-Year Club.

Magnolia State Bank announced that Mike McClellan, senior vice president, was recently inducted into the Mississippi Bankers Association 40-Year Club in recognition of his years of professional achievement in the field of banking in Mississippi.

McClellan began his banking career in 1977 as branch manager of the Heidelberg location of Jasper County Bank, now known as Magnolia State Bank. After numerous promotions through the years, he currently serves as senior vice president and as a member of the board of directors.

McClellan graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1966 with a degree in secondary education with an emphasis on physical education and recreation. McClellan taught at several high schools across the region from 1966-74 and was a pharmaceutical representative from 1974 until joining Jasper County Bank. He has been inducted into both the Jones County Junior College and Mississippi Junior College Hall of Fame. He has served on the JCJC Board of Trustees for 25 years, six of which he served as president of the board. In 2015, JCJC named a building in his honor as McClellan Hall. McClellan currently serves as a member of the University of Southern Mississippi M-Club Alumni Association as president-elect.

McClellan and his wife of 51 years live in Hattiesburg. They have two children, Scotty and Suzanne, and four grandchildren.

Magnolia State Bank is a state chartered community bank with assets of $310 million. Magnolia State Bank is located in Bay Springs, Hattiesburg, Heidelberg, Laurel, Petal and Taylorsville.