Bankers Elected, Installed on Georgia Bankers Association’s Leadership Executive Committee

These bankers are the emerging leaders within Georgia’s banking industry and for the Georgia Bankers Association.

Atlanta, GA, July 30, 2015 –(– Georgia bankers recently elected and installed officers and members of the Leadership GBA Executive Committee of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA).

Susan Keigans, executive vice president, Planters and Citizens Bank, Camilla, was installed as the 2015-2016 Leadership GBA President. Joining Keigans as officers this year are Doug Strange, senior vice president, Ameris Bank, Moultrie, as President-elect, and Bill Inabinet, assistant vice president/branch manager, Athens First Bank & Trust, a division of Synovus, Monroe, as Vice President. A. Parrish Clark, Jr., chief executive officer, Guardian Bank, Valdosta, will serve as Past President.

The full slate of Leadership GBA Executive Committee Members, elected by their peers to represent geographic areas of the state or appointed to At Large positions are:

Group 1: Kevin Harrison, president, Citizens Bank of Bulloch County, Statesboro

Group 2: Wylie Moore Watt, Jr., vice president, Thomasville National Bank, Thomasville

Group 3: Daniel R. Minick, senior vice president, The Citizens Bank of Americus

Group 4: Nathaniel Ingle Doughtie, vice president, United Bank, Zebulon

Group 5: Chris J. Braun, senior vice president, KeyWorth Bank, Johns Creek

Group 6: Lucas G. Cowart, commercial lender, Morris Bank, Dublin

Group 7: Chad Thomason, senior vice president, ServisFirst Bank, Douglasville

Group 8: Dain Smith, vice president, Commercial Banking Company, Valdosta

Group 9: Scott Michael Nanney, assistant vice president, United Community Bank, Blairsville

Group 10: Andrew A. Ainslie, III, vice president, Bank of Madison, Madison

At-Large: James M. Durrence, senior vice president, The Claxton Bank, Claxton

At-Large: Jason Keith Anthony, city president, Persons Banking Company, Forsyth

At-Large: Hamilton Wade Johnson, vice president, Durden Banking Company, Twin City

At-Large: Colin Stokes, vice president, National Bank of Georgia, Athens

Associate Member Rep.: Joel Foster, senior vice president, Raymond James & Associates, Atlanta

Associate Member Rep.: Randy Griffin, president, CSRA Business Lending, Augusta

About the Georgia Bankers Association: Founded in 1892, the Georgia Bankers Association promotes the general welfare and usefulness of banking and the preservation of a sound banking system. For 123 years, the GBA has provided Georgia’s banks with top-quality professional development, revenue-enhancing products and services, governmental relations and public advocacy.
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