Renasant Bank Names New CEO

The board of directors of Renasant Corporation, the parent company of Renasant Bank, implemented the next step of its management succession plan, designating Kevin D. Chapman to become CEO of the company and the bank in May 2025.

Chapman will retain his current title and duties as president of both the company and bank. Over the next year, current Renasant CEO C. Mitchell Waycaster will work with Chapman on the leadership transition while stepping down from the CEO position, Waycaster will continue in his role as executive vice chairman of the company and the bank.

Chapman has been president and chief operating officer for Renasant since May 2023. From October 2011 until he assumed the chief operating officer role, he was the CFO of the company and the bank. Prior to that, Chapman served in various capacities since joining the bank in 2005, including chief strategy officer and corporate accounting officer. Chapman has also been a director of the bank since 2018.

“On behalf of the board of directors, our employees and our shareholders, and following our Company’s succession plan, we are proud to name Kevin as the next CEO of Renasant,” Renasant Executive Chairman E. Robinson McGraw and Waycaster said in a joint statement, said. “Kevin is a dynamic leader with a keen understanding of both corporate banking strategy and the financial services marketplace. We believe Renasant will be in great hands with Kevin guiding the company, and we look forward to a bright future under his leadership.”

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