Chuck Morgan, chairman and chief executive officer of Relyance Bank, recently announced three promotions and two hirings.
LaTasha Randle has been promoted to assistant vice president of Universal Banker manager. Randle has more than 15 years of customer service experience. She began her banking career with Relyance Bank in 2015 as an assistant branch manager promoting to branch manager in 2018, according to a news release.
A 2014 Leadership Pine Bluff graduate, Randle was recognized by the Pine Bluff Chamber of Commerce in 2018 as the Professional of the Year and received its Customer Service Award three consecutive years. She serves on the boards of the United Way of Southeast Arkansas, Neighbor to Neighbor and Jefferson County Young Professionals Network. She is president of the Leadership Pine Bluff Alumni board and treasurer for Ambassadors for Christ. She is the past president of the Jefferson County Young Professionals Network and served as chairperson for Pop Up in the Bluff 2019.
Joey Moll was recently welcomed as senior vice president of commercial lending in Relyance's Central Arkansas market. Moll brings 33 years of banking experience to this area.
Moll was recognized as a 2017 Commercial Banker of the Year finalist by the Central Arkansas Chapter of The Risk Management Association. He served as president for the Arkansas Fly Fishers 2018-2019, and he is known for his community involvement in Casting for Recovery, Project Healing Waters and Junior Deputy as a baseball coach, according to the release.
Marlin Evans recently joined Relyance as vice president and trust officer at the Hot Springs and Hot Springs Village markets.
Evans earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ouachita Baptist University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He started his military service with the U.S. Army in 2001, currently serving with the Army Reserve as the chief military intelligence officer of the 350th CACOM at Pensacola, Fla.
He began investment advising and estate planning in 2003 and continues to serve high net worth clients in financial services and planning, according to the release.
Evans has years of experience as a wealth adviser and a trust officer. He is also a member of the Club 99 Little Rock Rotary Club, volunteers as a youth football coach with the YMCA of Hot Springs and is past director of the Saline County Relay for Life.
Katherine Polczynski was recently promoted to senior vice president and consumer real estate manager. She joined Relyance Bank in 2015 as vice president of mortgage lending. Throughout her 24-year banking career, she has attended multiple lending schools and professional training courses. Polczynski was named Ambassador of the Year with the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce in 2016 and recognized twice by the Sentinel-Record Reader's Choice Awards, voted 3rd place Best Banker in 2017 and 1st place Best Banker in 2019.
Polczynski is a Leadership Hot Springs Class XXXI graduate, current Ambassador with the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, volunteer with Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center, Affiliate of the Hot Springs Board of Realtors Office and currently serves on the Hot Springs Board of Realtors Image Committee.
Melissa Kleusner was recently promoted to consumer real estate production officer. She joined Relyance Bank in 2015 as a loan administrative assistant. She has 23 years of mortgage loan processing experience and attended Real Estate School at National Park Community College. Kleusner is an affiliate with the Hot Springs Board of Realtors and volunteers with the Habitat for Humanity and United Way of the Ouachitas.