Ariel Russell Joins CNB

Published: May 23, 2022

Ariel Russell recently joined Citizens National Bank in Hattiesburg as a Mortgage Originator. Ariel comes to Citizens National from The First, A National Banking Association, where she was employed for the past four years.

Throughout her career, Ariel has gained valuable experience as a Personal Banker, Credit Analyst, Commercial Loan Officer, and Mortgage Loan Officer.

She is a May 2018 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in banking and finance and she is also a graduate of North Forrest High School.

Patty Busbin, Senior Vice President and Mortgage Production Manager, recently commented:  “We are thrilled to have Ariel on board as a member of our Mortgage Team. Her extensive experience and attention to detail are definitely great assets,” Patty added.

Ariel also conveyed her passion for serving the Bank’s mortgage clients. “I sincerely care about every client that I assist, and each one is very important to me,” Ariel said. “Whether someone is interested in becoming a homeowner for the first time, or they have set their sights on purchasing their dream home, I am eager to help them achieve their financial goals,” she said.

Welcome to the CNB Family, Ariel!