When people in New Albany, Mississippi, a town of 8,500 on the Tallahatchie River, say "I'm going to the bank," they don't need to specify which bank. "In New Albany when you say 'the bank,' that's us," explains Mike Alef. He might have added that when you say "BNA's investment program," you're really saying Mike Alef. As senior vice president of BNA, Alef is also the bank's only financial advisor.

"I run it, and I am it," he says.

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