THE NORTHEAST CORNER 425 BANCORPSOUTH Over 140 years ago, in the back of a hardware store in Verona a new approach to banking built on longevity and the principle neighbors should help neighbors was born. BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS), is a financial holding company headquartered in Tupelo with over $14 billion in assets. BancorpSouth Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc., employs approximately 4,000 and operates 234 full-service branch locations as well as additional mortgage, insurance, and loan production offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas, including an insurance location in Illinois. Guided by uncompromising honesty and integrity, BancorpSouth strives to provide relationship-focused financial services in a manner which exceeds the expectations of its customers, supports the betterment of the communities it serves, instills pride and passion in its teammates, and delivers value to its shareholders. PHOTO COURTESY OF BANCORPSOUTH