Alliance Bank

About Us


Alliance Bank has been a strong banking presence in the community since its opening in the late 1920s. In mid-1927, First State Bank of Sulphur Springs was closed for insolvency. Two of its largest depositors, Charles Ashcroft and Jim Lindley, decided to reopen under a new name and new management, and on June 13, 1927, they re-chartered as Sulphur Springs State Bank.

Still providing the same level of customer service, the bank's name changed to Alliance Bank in October 1996. Also that year, Alliance Bank established its online presence with

Since its birth in 1927, Alliance Bank has seen changes in the dairy industry as well as its own banking industry and met them head on with new products and services. The bank has made a commitment to discover and meet the specific needs of the communities it serves and will continue to do so as time goes on.

Executive Officers

  • L.F. Bridges, III, Chairman of the Board
  • Thomas Sellers, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • James Law, Executive Vice President
  • James Worsham, Executive Vice President

Board of Directors

  • L.F. Bridges, III
  • Mickey Eddins
  • James Law
  • Roger Elliott
  • Michael McKenzie
  • Thomas Sellers
  • Charles Helm
  • James Worsham
  • Ruth Ann Crowson
  • Wayne Cooper
  • Judy Gillis
  • Ralph Preuss