Susannah Marshall

Susannah Marshall
Susannah Marshall
Arkansas State Bank Department
Bank Commissioner

Susannah Marshall was appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to be the 22nd Commissioner of the Arkansas State Bank Department, starting October 1, 2020. Previously, Marshall had served as Deputy Bank Commissioner for 13 years. As commissioner, Marshall is responsible for the regulation, supervision and examination of Arkansas state-chartered banks, bank holding companies, a trust company, and Arkansas Capital Corporation. As of June 30, 2021, the agency supervised 73 state chartered commercial banks with total assets over $132.4 billion. Marshall has served the department since 1995, when she began her career as a commercial bank examiner. Marshall serves on the board of directors of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and currently serves on various committees within the organization, including as chairman of a multi-state, regional regulatory committee. On April 1, 2021, Marshall was designated by CSBS to serve on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s state liaison committee. The two-year appointment will run through March 31, 2023. She also serves as a trustee on the board of directors of the Arkansas Teachers Retirement System and is a member of the State Board of Finance.

Marshall earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas in 1995 and is a 2002 graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking, Dallas, Texas. In 2011, she was recognized by the Arkansas Business newspaper as one of its 40 under 40 Honorees, which recognizes intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old who have made an impact on their company or community and show the potential to be a leader in business or politics.