Alumni Profile: Lori Gambill

Lori Gambill enrolled at Jackson State to further her career. She was a teller for 17 years with BancorpSouth and took advantage of a company program that reimbursed employees for good grades.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethel University, and became a trust officer at the bank. She recently received her Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) certification, which is the industry’s recognized standard of excellence.

“I don’t think I would be where I am today had I not gone to Jackson State,” Gambill said. “The night school was perfect. For me being a full-time employee, it was excellent. Jackson State was great. It’s basically a big family where everyone is willing to help you out. Everybody wants you to succeed.”