Bank of England Names Blake Murphy as Chief Risk Officer

Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Blake Murphy was recently appointed Chief Risk Officer of Bank of England in Little Rock, Arkansas, responsible for assessing and developing a best-in-class risk function for the Bank and its mortgage division. Murphy joins Bank of England from Archer, where he served as a Financial Services Specialist. Murphy’s previous career experience includes risk leadership roles with Bank OZK, Trustmark Corporation and Deloitte, LLP.
“Blake brings deep risk management expertise to Bank of England and a proven track record of building best-in-class risk functions,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice.

About Bank of England
The Bank of England is a locally owned community bank located in England, Arkansas. The Bank offers the services of a modern financial institution while maintaining the integrity of a community bank where decisions are made locally. Bank of England Mortgage, the mortgage loan business of Bank of England, offers nationwide clients a broad set of competitive mortgage products and the peace of mind that they are working with a national mortgage banker. Our success is due primarily to the talent of our people and access to hundreds of mortgage products at industry best pricing. Our management team has a combined 150 years of mortgage experience and is actively involved as members and board members on local, state and national mortgage broker and banker associations.

About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners is a retained senior executive and board of director search firm. Founded in 2005, the firm serves a variety of industries across the nation. Chartwell’s Financial Services Practice, led by Scott Petty, has conducted more than 300 successful executive search assignments for over 50 clients during the last decade. The team prides themselves on their reputation of consistency, confidentiality, and long-term success of their placements.