Centennial Bank’s Little Rock region recently announced the promotion of Nita Pilkington to Vice President / Business Development Officer. Based at the Main Street/Argenta location of Centennial, Pilkington will now be assisting businesses in the North Little Rock and Sherwood areas with all their business and personal banking needs.

"As a long-standing employee, we have witnessed first-hand Nita’s great leadership skills and strong communication abilities. We are excited to see her join the business development team, and we feel that her personality and vast banking experience will serve Centennial Bank well," said Division President Gordon Silaski.

No stranger to the banking world, Pilkington is a 37-year banking veteran and one of Centennial Bank’s original staff members. She most recently served as Branch Manager for the Sherwood and Kiehl locations. She has experience with many aspects of banking services, including customer service and consumer lending.

"I look forward to working with the community, representing Centennial and growing new business," Pilkington said.

Pilkington serves as a Vanguard Member of North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce and on the Executive Board of the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce.

She is also a board member of both the Sherwood Rotary and Hearts & Hooves. An active member of the North Little Rock Elks Club and Immanuel Baptist Church, she also enjoys boating, decorating and exercising.

Pilkington and her husband, Rickey, are from Sherwood.