Kendall Reese

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer of Simmons Bank

Kendall Reese serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer of Simmons Bank, an Arkansas-based regional bank with more than 230 financial centers across a six-state footprint with approximately $27.6 billion in assets.

With more than 25 years of Information Technology industry experience, Kendall has a vast amount of experience in managing information security in several fields including financial services, manufacturing, and defense.

Kendall has served at Simmons Bank for five years within the Information Security Group and received his CISSP in 2018. He also serves as an Operations Committee Member for Cyber Risk Institute.

Kendall previously served as Simmons Bank’s Deputy Chief Information Security Officer overseeing and mitigating technical risks for growth-oriented initiatives. Kendall received a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.