Innovating to Serve

I’ve always had an affinity for helping people. I observed my own parents’ proclivity toward service and the compassion and empathy that guided their actions. I learned at a very young age that people give to people. I learned at a very young age that people give to people. My early career in the non-profit sector was informed by this …

Southern Bancorp Launches Amazon Alexa Skill for Banking

Little Rock, Ark. – Southern Bancorp Bank (“Southern”) today announced the launch of “Southern Bancorp Voice Banking for Amazon Alexa,” as a free, optional feature for customers. Developed by Arkansas-based Smiley Technologies, Inc. (STI), a financial data products developer and core services provider, the Alexa Skill allows Southern customers to access key bank information hands-free through the world’s largest virtual …