Jackie Long recently joined Citizens National Bank in Philadelphia as a Relationship Banker. 

With approximately 30 years of banking experience to his credit, Long grew up in Philadelphia and has spent the majority of his banking career in the Neshoba County area.

In 1982, he joined the Bank of Philadelphia, which was later acquired by Cadence Bank.  During his years of employment with this financial institution, he was promoted to the position of a vice president and senior lender, and later became the Philadelphia Market President for Cadence Bank. In 2002, he joined Citizens National Bank in Philadelphia as market president and continued to serve there until April 2007.

Long has additional experience as a vice president and lender with The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, and has been employed with the Bank of Morton for the past three years.

He is a graduate of East Central Community College, the University of Mississippi's School of Business, and the University of Mississippi's School of Banking.

He and his wife, Beth, currently live in Forest, but are anticipating a move back to Philadelphia in the near future. Long's oldest daughter, Jessica Pickering, is married and lives in Philadelphia, while his youngest daughter, Liza Kate, is a kindergartener at East Rankin Academy in Pelahatchie.

Over the years, Long has been extremely involved with local organizations in Philadelphia, such as the Philadelphia Sertoma Club. 

Not only is he a charter member of the Sertoma Club, but he has held all officer positions within the club at one time or another.  He has also enjoyed previous involvement as a member of the Philadelphia Rotary Club, the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce, the Meals on Wheels program and the Neshoba County Relay for Life Committee.

Citizens National Bank is an independent, Mississippi-owned bank which has 27 bank locations throughout the state of Mississippi in cities such as Meridian, Ridgeland, Madison, Flowood, Hattiesburg, Laurel, Waynesboro, Columbus, Macon, Kosciusko, Carthage, Philadelphia, Southaven and Olive Branch.