Laura Ann Brandon was promoted at the Princeton branch of First Southern National Bank to branch manager.

Brandon began her career with First Southern in March 1978.

Brandon and her husband, Lester, live in Caldwell County and have three daughters and six grandchildren. The Brandons enjoy spending time with family and friends.

John Brett Reynolds was named regional president of western Kentucky by First Southern National Bank.

As regional president, Reynolds will continue to serve in his current capacity in Logan County but with additional leadership responsibilities within Caldwell, Christian, Logan Muhlenberg and Warren counties.

Since beginning his tenure with First Southern, Reynolds has served in multiple positions starting as an intern in 2007, to his latest role as community president in Russellville since early 2017.

“Watching our customers and my fellow team members meet their goals is one of the highlights of my job,” said Reynolds. “I am honored to be leading and serving our fantastic team of bankers in our western markets throughout Kentucky.”

Reynolds, a lifelong resident of Logan County, began his new role on Sept. 1. In addition to his banking duties and the communities he serves, Reynolds is a sports aficionado and provides play-by-play radio coverage for Russellville High School athletics.

He lives in Russellville with his wife, Kasey, and daughter, Lorelai. He may be reached at 270-846-8067 or