Meet Our Team
David Guyton: President & CEO
David joined the OUB team in 2010. He is originally from Tupelo, MS but has called Oxford home since 2003. After receiving a degree in Banking & Finance from Ole Miss in 1988 he went on to graduate from the Graduate School of Banking at LSU in 1997. Locally David is a member of the Rotary Club, Oxford-University United Methodist Church and also helps with United Way. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. David is married to Katie Rose Guyton and they have two children - Matthew and Mary Arden - who attend Ole Miss.
Brad Ewing : EVP/Senior Lender
Audra Cook: Senior VP/CFO
Audra joined as one of the original OUB team members in 2000. She is originally from Ashland, MS and commutes to Oxford daily from Water Valley, MS. Audra has received numerous degrees over the year including Ole Miss in 1998 and the LSU Graduate School of Banking in 2009. Outside of the bank Audra enjoys shopping and reading. Audra plays a very important role in the bank's day to day operations and continued success.
Renea Brewer: Compliance Officer
Renea joined the OUB team in 2004 with seven years of previous banking experience. Although she has not lived in Oxford her entire life she considers this her hometown. In her time here at OUB she has graduated from the Mississippi School of Banking. Renea is an integral part of OUB's daily operations as she serves as Compliance officer and assist with all loan processing matters.
Jon Zieren: VP
Jon joined the OUB team in 2004. He has lived in Oxford since 1993 and is a graduate of Oxford High School. After High School Jon received a degree from Ole Miss in 2003 and later went on to graduate from the Mississippi School of Banking in 2008. Locally Jon is involved with the Chamber of Commerce. When Jon isn't at the bank he can usually be found working in his yard, grilling on his back porch or spending time at the family farm. He is married to Jeannie Waller Zieren of Jackson, MS and together they enjoy weekend travels and socializing with friends. Jon & Jeannie welcomed a new addition to their family Jonathan Grey Zieren in 2015. Come see Jon today for all of your consumer and commercial loan needs.
Gant Boone: AVP
Gant joined the OUB team in 2011. He is originally from Winona, MS but moved to Oxford in 2004 and earned a degree in Banking and Finance from Ole Miss in 2009. He also earned a degree from the Mississippi School of Banking in 2012 and went on to graduate from the Southeastern School of Commercial Lending in 2015. Gant is involved with the local Chamber of Commerce and also serves as President and Treasurer for the LOU Ole Miss Club. For the past two years Gant has chaired a golf tournament each June that has raised over $40,000.00 in scholarship money for local students attending Ole Miss. Outside of the bank Gant can usually be found on the golf course. He is married to Jessica Caldwell Boone of Oxford and together they enjoy going to Ole Miss Athletic events and socializing with their friends. Come see Gant today for all of your consumer and commercial loan needs.
Heather Humphreys: AVP/IT Officer
Heather joined the OUB team in 2002. She is originally from Water Valley, MS and continues to live there. Heather attended the University of Mississippi and graduated from the Mississippi School of Banking in 2007. Outside of the bank Heather enjoys traveling and reading. Heather is here to assist you with all of your internet banking questions.
Emily Benedict: Investor Relations / Executive Assistant
Emily joined the OUB team in 2014. She is originally from Amory, MS but has called Oxford home since 2005. Emily received her Bachelors degree from Ole Miss in 2002. Outside of the bank Emily enjoys spending time with her family and socializing with friends. Emily is also a very active member of North Oxford Baptist Church. Customer's do not have the pleasure of seeing Emily very often as she is very busy in the back office taking care of stockholder relations and numerous other tasks.
Alison Cullum: FSR
Alison joined the OUB team in 2013. Although Alison lives and works in Oxford she considers Pontotoc her hometown and is a 2005 graduate of Pontotoc High School. She received her degree from Ole Miss in 2009. Outside of the bank Alison enjoys fitness and traveling. Locally Alison is active in the Young Professionals of Oxford. Stop by our bank on Jackson Avenue today and ask Alison about the many accounts and services we provide our customers.
Jan Herring: FSR/Teller
Jan joined the OUB team in 2014. She is originally from Sardis, MS but has lived in Oxford since 2005. She is a very proud alumnus of Northwest Junior College. When Jan isn't at the bank she enjoys shopping, cooking and gardening. Locally Jan is very instrumental in More than a Meal's continued success. Stop by today and ask Jan about the many products and services OUB has to offer.
Jennifer Woodard: FSR
Jennifer joined the OUB team in 2015. She has lived in the Panola/Lafayette County area for the past 25 years. She brings with her 15 years of community banking experience. She graduated from South Panola High School, and received her Paralegal degree from Northwest MS Community College. She now calls Oxford home with her husband, Jason and their two children, Ethan and Courtney. She is an Ambassador with the Oxford Chamber of Commerce as well as an Executive Board member with the Oxford High School Marine Corp JROTC Booster Club. She is an active member of First Baptist Church-Oxford along with her family. When not at work, she enjoys attending OHS MCJROTC events across the state with her son as well as school athletic events for her daughter. Stop by the bank on University Avenue and see Jennifer today!
Bank of Pontotoc
Grant Reynolds: Assistant VP/Loan Officer
Grant joined the Bank of Pontotoc in 2009. He has lived in Pontotoc his entire life and is a graduate of South Pontotoc High School. After high school Grant received a degree from Ole Miss in 2011 and also attended Ittawamba Community College. Grant is very involved with the local Rotary Club as well as the Pontotoc Chamber of Commerce. When Grant isn't at the bank he can be found in the woods or at the golf course. He is married to Deanna Peel Reynolds of Pontotoc and together they enjoy going snow skiing. Come see Grant today for all of your consumer and commercial loan needs.
Dena Bray: Assistant VP
Dena joined the Bank of Pontotoc in 2012. She has lived in Pontotoc her entire life and is a graduate of South Pontotoc High School. After high school, Dena received a Business Administration and Accounting degree in 2008 from Ole Miss. When Dena isn't at the bank she enjoys watching Ole Miss Football games and having back porch bonfires with friends. She is married to her husband, Wesley, and together they enjoy going to drag races at the local tracks and spending time with their little girl, Zada. Call or stop by the Bank of Pontotoc today and let Dena help you with all of your banking needs.
Virginia Burnside: CSR
Virginia joined the Bank of Pontotoc in 2010. Pontotoc is her hometown and she could not imagine living anywhere else. Virginia is a 1999 graduate of Ittawamba Community College. Outside of the bank Virginia enjoys spending time with friends or taking some time for herself and reading a good book. Locally she is very involved in the annual Bodock Festival and is a main contributor to its annual success. Stop by today and let Virginia take care of your banking needs.