MURRAY — Paul W. Barret, Jr. Graduate School of Banking in Memphis, Tennessee recently announced that Seth Darnell, Asst. Vice-President at The Murray Bank, has graduated Summa Cum Laude.

“Seth is a tremendous asset to our bank and customers,” said Bob Hargrove, President and CEO of The Murray Bank. “We commend him for expanding his base of knowledge, which will allow him to offer the best banking experience possible for our customers.”

Paul W. Barret, Jr. School of Banking has been providing advanced banking education for over 40 years with a curriculum designed to provide a high degree of understanding of all commercial banking functions. The 2019 school was held May 19-24 on the Christian Brothers University campus in Memphis, Tennessee. 

84 students completed the three-year curriculum and graduated in the 2019 class. During the program, students received over 120 hours of classroom instruction, prepared in-depth reports in eight areas of study, along with passing two exams. 

Darnell has worked at The Murray Bank for 8 years, starting in 2011.  He is married to Robyn Darnell and they reside in Murray, KY.  They have two sons, Dex Ryan and Cash Baker.

Founded in Murray,  The Murray Bank is Murray and Calloway County’s only locally owned and operated bank. For more information on any services offered by The Murray Bank, call (270) 753-5626, (270) 492-8388 or log onto  


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