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Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones, Market Chairman
Mr. Jones, Market Chairman, joined the Company in 2022. He provides leadership in the Southern Bank market area in the St. Louis MSA, which it entered through its 2022 merger with FortuneBank.
Prior to its merger with Southern Bank in 2022, Mr. Jones was the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer at Fortune Financial Corporation, the parent company of FortuneBank. Mr. Jones started his career in the St. Louis office of KPMG as a CPA, working primarily in the community bank practice of the audit group. He then served as a legal director for both Eagle Bank & Trust, Co. and Midwest Bank Center. Decades of experience later, he founded FortuneBank in 2004. Mr. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.