Citizens Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Helen Shaw to Vice President – Corporate Security Officer and Facilities Manager, the financial institution said in a release today.
“Helen has proven herself to be an exceptional leader for Citizens Bank, especially through her diligence in addressing an incredible amount of details during the construction and opening of our headquarters financial center in Batesville, and also at new banking facilities in Arkadelphia and Hot Springs,” said Karen E. Shaw, executive vice president and chief financial officer. “We are fortunate to have someone with Helen’s experience and capabilities in this role.”
Shaw (pictured) has distinguished herself since joining Citizens Bank in 2013, and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2017. She is responsible for implementing and administering all aspects of the bank’s security program, in addition to overseeing the general maintenance function for all bank properties and managing construction projects of the bank’s new branches.
She is a Gulf War Veteran, serving with the U.S. Air Force during Desert Storm as an aerospace ground equipment technician. She has more than 20 years of industrial experience in maintenance, purchasing, contract and vendor management, safety and security, quality control, and environmental control.
Shaw and her husband, Alan, live in Charlotte where they are raising their son, Logan.