Benny Waddle '82, President Elect
resident Benny Waddle received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from
Southern Miss. A certified public accountant, he received his master’s
degree from the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking.
Currently, Benny is senior vice president at Hancock Bank.
An active member of his community,
Benny is a board member of the YMCA, D.R.E.A.M., the Kiwanis Club and
the Greater Pine Belt Community Foundation. Previously, he was the
finance chairman for Parkway Heights United Methodist Church, assistant
scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America and served on the board for
the Salvation Army and Area Development Partnership.
Benny also devotes time to his alma
mater, having served as a board member for the Eagle Club and USM
Foundation. In 1997, the Alumni Association honored Benny with the
Outstanding Service Award.
Benny is married to the former Pam Gillespie ’83. The couple has two children, Amanda and Benjamin.
108 Sangria Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39402