Robert J. Barnes, President and CEO, PriorityOne Bank, recently announced the promotion of Barry Scott Winford. Winford will be serving as Sr. Vice President for PriorityOne.  

Winford, who graduated from Woodland Hills Baptist Academy in Jackson, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Mississippi State University and completed the Executive Development Program at The Wharton School of Business. He has 25 years of banking experience. He has served in many areas of banking, most recently as Head of Corporate Banking and Chief Credit Officer for First M&F Corp.

Winford has also served his community in multiple leadership roles. He currently serves on the board of the Central Region for The Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is an ordained deacon at First Baptist Church of Jackson. Barry and his wife, Christy live in Madison and have two adult daughters that reside in Nashville.