GBC Announces Strategic Leadership Changes to Support
Continued Growth

Atlanta, GA (February 7, 2024) - In response to the remarkable growth experienced by Georgia Banking Company (GBC) over the last three years, the organization is proud to announce strategic leadership changes that reflect its commitment to maintaining momentum and focusing on key strategic priorities.

Effective immediately, David Black will step into the role of Chief Commercial Officer, a pivotal new position overseeing GBC's asset-generating lines of business, including Commercial & Specialty Lending, Commercial Real Estate, and Mortgage Warehouse. David brings a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership experience to this role, where he will be an essential driver of GBC's continued growth.

Simultaneously, Wes Reagan will transition from Director of Credit Risk to assume the role of Chief Risk Officer. Wes's diverse background and proven track record in navigating complex risk landscapes position him well for this critically important role. His balanced approach and continuity will contribute to GBC's ongoing commitment to maintaining a prudent risk management culture.

"I am pleased to announce these strategic leadership changes as we continue to evolve and adapt to the dynamic financial landscape," said Bartow Morgan, Jr., CEO at GBC. "David Black and Wes Reagan bring adept and complimentary experience to their new roles, and I am confident that their leadership will contribute significantly to the continued success of GBC."

GBC recognizes the achievements under the existing leadership structure and believes that these changes will enable the organization to be more agile and continue its robust growth trajectory.

About Georgia Banking Company

Georgia Banking Company, a locally owned community bank headquartered in Atlanta, GA, stands at the forefront of financial excellence. As of December 31, 2023, GBC proudly reports approximately $1.75 billion in total assets, a testament to its unwavering commitment to financial strength and stability. Guided by the leadership of fifth-generation banker CEO Bartow Morgan, Jr., GBC is more than just a financial institution - it is the Bank of Choice for Metro Atlanta. The dedicated and experienced team at GBC shares a profound passion for service excellence and community impact, driving the bank to be at the forefront of financial innovation. With a clear commitment to fostering economic growth and supporting local communities, GBC employs cutting-edge technology and strategic partnerships to deliver an exceptional client experience. The bank believes in leveraging the latest advancements to meet the evolving needs of its customers while maintaining the personal touch that defines community banking.

In recognition of its outstanding workplace culture and commitment to its employees, GBC was honored to be named a 2023 Top Workplace by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. This accolade reflects the bank's dedication to creating a positive and rewarding environment for its team members. To discover more about Georgia Banking Company and its steadfast commitment to personalized financial solutions, please visit Member FDIC


Margaret Whieldon
Georgia Banking Company
SVP/Director of Marketing

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