Benton named assistant vice president at Northwest Bank

Joyce Benton

Joyce Benton, wire fund manager of Northwest Bank, has been named assistant vice president. Jeff White, senior vice president and controller, made the announcement.

Ms. Benton manages Northwest’s wire department and oversees various financial controls and reports for the bank.

She began her career with Northwest in 1983 as a teller. She’s since held numerous positions with the bank, including senior teller, accounting representative, and accountant before being named wire fund manager in 2007. She’s also been an integral member of numerous special projects, including mergers and acquisitions and implementing and maintaining the wire platform. Active in her community, Benton is involved in the Friends of the Rouse and was a captain for Team Northwest’s Relay for Life team and Community Leader for Relay of Life/American Cancer Society for Warren County.

Benton is the daughter of Robert and Betty Johnson of Russell. She lives in Youngsville with her fiance, Greg. She has three children and is the proud grandmother to eight grandchildren.