Board of Directors

Warren Nunn

Warren Nunn

Warren is the President and CEO of Security Bancorp, the holding company for the Bank of Halls. Warren has spent his life in banking starting his career at Union Planters National Bank in Memphis before returning to Halls in 1972.  He has been on the Bank of Halls Board of Directors since 1978. He has served on boards and various committees of The University of Memphis, Dyersburg State Community College, Union University and the Baptist Hospital System. He was recently elected to the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Memphis where he will serve a three year term. He has overseen the tremendous growth of the organization during his time with the bank. Warren is also co-owner of Tennessee Tractor, which owns nine John Deere dealerships and employs 220 people in nine counties in West Tennessee. Warren is a graduate of the University of Memphis. He and his wife Eleanor live in Halls and have two sons and 6 grandchildren.


Donald Hogue

Donald Hogue

Donald is the Secretary/ Treasurer of Security Bancorp and President of the Bank of Halls. He also serves on the boards of the Bank of Halls, Bank of Crockett, Gates Banking and Trust Company and Security Bank. Donald started with the Bank of Halls in 1962 and worked at the bank for 5 years before leaving to become a bank examiner for the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions in 1968. He worked in that capacity for nine years before returning to the bank in 1977. Donald attended Union University and is a graduate of the School for Bank Administration at the University of Wisconsin. He and his wife Patty live in Halls and have two children and 6 grandchildren.


Chris Nunn

Chris Nunn

Chris has been on the Bank of Halls Board since 2002.  Chris joined the organization after auditing financial institutions for KPMG in Memphis.  He is the Chief Financial Officer for Security Bancorp where he is responsible for financial analysis and reporting for the holding company and its subsidiary banks.  He serves on the Board of Directors for all of our affiliated banks.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America.  Chris is a graduate of Rhodes College where he is an adjunct professor in the Department of Commerce and Business.  He and his wife Kim live in Memphis and have 3 children.


Nick Nunn

Nick Nunn

Nick started his career in 1993 in the Fixed Income Division of Morgan Keegan in Memphis. He was a Senior Vice President working as a broker before leaving to join Security Bancorp in 2005. He serves on the Board of Directors for all six banks associated with Security Bancorp.  Nick manages the investment portfolio and funds management duties for all six banks in the organization. He has also been Treasurer of United Telephone Company based in Chapel Hill, Tennessee.  Nick also serves as a Board Member of Advance Memphis. Nick is a graduate of Auburn University. He and his wife Kara live in Memphis and have 3 children and are members of Second Presbyterian Church.


James Smith New

James Smith

James joined Security Bancorp in 2006. James assist primarily with regulatory and board reporting, loan monitoring and consumer compliance issues for the holding company and its subsidiary banks. He was the President of The Bank of Friendship from 1999 to 2002. He left to become President of Citizens City and County Bank in Trenton, Tennessee working there until leaving to join Security Bancorp. James is a Senior Vice President at the Bank of Halls and serves on the Board of Directors of the Bank of Halls and Gates Banking and Trust Company. James is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Martin. He and his wife Cindy live in Friendship and have 1 daughter.


Leslie Crook

Leslie M Crook

Leslie began serving on The Bank of Halls Board of Directors in 1996.  He is self employed as the owner of Crook Planting Company and a farmer.  He has been a big supporter of the Future Farmers of America for many years.  He and his wife Fayne have 5 children and 2 grandchildren.


Roy Cook

Roy M. Cook, Jr.

Roy began his tenure on the Board of Directors in 1976.  Roy, now retired, was the owner of Cook Implement Co.  Roy has been a long running pillar in the Halls community where he graduated from high school and has been a County Commissioner for 36 years.  He and his wife Janice have 3 children and 1 grandchild.


Eugene Pugh

Farnsworth Eugene Pugh, Jr.

Eugene has been an active member on the Board of Directors since 1972.  After attending Mississippi State University, Eugene came back to run the family farm.  In addition to farming, Eugene is the Mayor of Halls and has been a Lauderdale County Commissioner for 40 years.  He is also the Vice President of the TN Cotton Ginners Association.  He and his wife Mary Hellen have 3 children and five grandchildren.  They attend Halls First Baptist Church.


David Hurt

David H Hurt III

Trey came onto the board of directors in 1996.  He is owner and president of Hurt Seed Company, Inc.  He is also a member of the Lauderdale County School Board and former Chairman.  He is currently a member and on the board of directors for Tenn. Crop Improvement and Unisouth Genetics.  He has also been president of the Tenn. Crop Improvement Board for the past eight years.  He is also a volunteer football coach for Halls High School.  He and his wife Tonya have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.


Alan Jordan

Alan Jordan

Alan has been serving The Bank of Halls on the Board of Directors since 1996.  Alan is a farmer, and works hard to make his family’s farm thrive year after year.  He attended UT Martin before returning home to farm.  He and his wife Jennifer have 1 child.