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Panelist Biography

Carolyn "Betsy" Flynn

Chief Executive Officer
Community Financial Services Bank

Last Updated: April 20, 2012

Betsy Flynn is President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Financial Services Bank, a $566 million institution that has served the local community in Benton Kentucky for nearly 123 years and is one of the few community banks in the area. She has been with the bank since 1976, and previous positions include Chief Operations Officer, Human Resources Director, and Compliance Officer. She was an instructor at the Barret School of Banking in Memphis, Tennessee for 24 years and is currently sits on its Board of Regents. In addition to her banking experience, Ms. Flynn has served in a variety of positions in the local community, including on the industrial development and regional economic development boards, tourist commission, Chamber of Commerce, and City Council. She also participates extensively in banking trade associations at both the state and national level. Ms. Flynn currently serves as a member of the FDIC Community Bank Advisory Committee.