Chairman & CEO
Springfield First Community Bank
Rob Fulp serves Springfield First Community Bank (SFC Bank) as Chairman and CEO, a position he has held since joining the locally owned bank in June of 2011. He is responsible for the overall management of the bank, including oversight of Loan Administration, Operations, Private Banking, and Cash Management services. Rob is a key contributor in generating revenue for the $500 million bank, which continues to grow at a swift pace.
Prior to leading SFC Bank, he held the position of President at BancorpSouth Bank (formerly The Signature Bank), where he managed all operations for the Springfield region, covering six banks. Rob was also responsible for generating revenue, and managed a loan portfolio in excess of $175 million. He served as Vice Chairman for The Signature Bank prior to the merger, and also managed the bank’s expansion into the St. Louis market, in addition to managing assets of $1 billion.
Fulp is a graduate of Missouri State University, earning his Finance and Banking degree there. He is deeply involved in his community, and thoroughly enjoys giving his time to his alma mater and other important organizations. In addition to his position on the Executive Advisory Council for the College of Business, Rob also serves on the MSU Foundation Executive Board, the university’s primary fundraising organization. Outside of MSU, his desire to better his community is evident due to his level of involvement in the following organizations: Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (Board of Trustees / Past President), Cox Health Systems (Board of Directors / Chair of Finance), Every Child Advisory Board Committee (Chairman), Springfield Building and Development Corporation (Board of Directors), and Springfield / Branson Regional Airport Board.
Rob received the Silent Hero Award from the Office of the Governor of Missouri in 2008, and also served as Commencement Speaker for Missouri State University that same year. In 2010, he was named Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the year on National Philanthropy Day, and later received the Boys and Girls Club Gold Award in 2013. Fulp was most recently honored in 2016 to receive The Missourian Award.