Chairman of the Board
El Dorado Savings Bank
George Cook began his career with El Dorado Savings Bank in 1974, serving as a real estate appraiser. In 1983, he transitioned from the appraisal department to the loan department where he acted as the senior loan officer. In 1987, he was promoted to president, chief loan officer and chief operating officer and served in that capacity through 2013. In January of 2014, he was named to the CEO position, which he held until December 31, 2019. Currently, George is chairman of the board for the bank. Previously, George served on the CBA/WBA board as a director for four years (2014-2018), and during his last two years of service he was a vice chairman on the CBA executive committee.