RITA FLOYD is Director of Organizational Development for Trustmark National Bank in Jackson, Mississippi. She received her Master’s degree in Human Resources from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. Rita has worked in banking for 35 years in various capacities, but the major portion of this time in the Human Resources field. Her current role involves directing the Learning and Development function which encompasses Career Coaching, Team Effectiveness and Assessment Services, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Performance Management, 360 Degree Multi-rater Feedback, Mentorship and Training. Rita extends her work in learning and development beyond the walls of Trustmark by being an Adjunct Professor at Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi and a professor at the Mississippi School of Banking, Oxford, Mississippi. Rita has been active in various organizations throughout her career and was chosen by the Mississippi Business Journal as one of the 50 leading Business Women in 2009. When Rita is not spending time meeting with associates, she can be found working in her yard and riding motorcycles with her husband of 37 years, Mark.
About Trustmark National Bank
Trustmark’s history of meeting its customers’ financial needs extends back to 1889. Through the years, Trustmark has broadened its customer base by expanding the markets it serves as well as the products and services it provides. After building a statewide banking system in Mississippi, Trustmark entered the insurance industry in 1999. In 2001, Trustmark expanded into the Tennessee market and then entered the Florida and Texas markets in 2003 and 2004, respectively. In 2013, Trustmark expanded its footprint to include the Alabama market. Trustmark Corporation, with approximately $13.5 billion in assets, is a diversified financial services company.