Meet the Staff





Ann Guice

Senior Vice President / Chief Trust Officer

Ann joined the bank in 1992 and is a Senior Vice President and Chief Trust Officer.  She holds the designation of Certified Trust and Financial Advisor. She graduated from National Graduate Trust School, National Trust School, Mississippi School of Banking, and Southeastern Trust School.  Ann has served as faculty of Mississippi School of Banking, Alabama School of Banking and the LSU Graduate School of Banking.  Her activities include and have included Trust Laws Review Subcommittee, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, and the International Womenís Forum Mississippi Chapter.  Additionally, Ann has served as Trustee for the Mississippi School of Banking Chair of the Trust Division of the Mississippi Bankers Association and as National President of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries.  She is a contributing author and guest speaker for Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember.  Ann received her Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University in 1968 and received her Masters of Business Administration from Tulane University in 1990. 

She was named a finalist for 50 Leading Business Women of Mississippi and was selected for the Class of 2009 South Mississippi Outstanding Community Leader.  Ann also received the Key to the City of Biloxi and was named Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year.


Daniel A. Bass

Vice President / Trust Officer

Danny has been Vice President of The Peoples Bank since 2014.  He is a 1993 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and currently holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He received the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation in 2016.  He is a 1999 graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking and graduate of the Cannon School of Trust in 1996.  Danny has been an employee of The Peoples Bank since 1995 and has over 20 years of Trust experience.  He currently serves as Treasurer of The Biloxi Kiwanis Club.

Thomas H. Wicks

Assistant Vice President / Trust Officer

Tom has an M.S. in Telecommunications Management from the University of Southern Mississippi, an M.S. in Systems Technology from the Naval Postgraduate School, and an MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology.  He joined The Peoples Bank in 1993 after a serving as a naval officer.  He is a graduate of the Cannon Trust Fundamentals Course in 1994, the Southeastern Trust School at Campbell University in 1995, the National Graduate Trust School in 2000, and the Cannon Corporate Trust I school in 2004.  He received the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation in 2000.  Tom is a graduate of Leadership Jackson County and Leadership Gulf Coast.  He serves on the boards of Fisher House of Keesler, Biloxi Lions Club, Coast Centurions, Coast Community Concerts, and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.



Thomas E. Quave

Trust Officer

Thomas joined The Peoples Bank in 1999.  He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1995 and a Master of Business Administration from William Carey University in 1998. He also completed Cannon Trust School in 2004 and received the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation in 2016. Thomas manages corporate and personal trust accounts with an emphasis on corporate trustee administration.  He also specializes in management of personal guardianship and conservatorship accounts.  He also serves on the Trust Department's Investment Committee. He is currently active in the Biloxi Lions Club and the Biloxi Businessmenís Club.


Kathy Crabtree

Corporate Trust Officer

Kathy joined The Peoples Bank Asset Management and Trust Division in 1993.  She graduated from Mississippi School of Banking in 2003.  Kathy has managed the Corporate Trust Department since 1999, also serving as the bankís Transfer Agent for Peoples Financial Common Stock.