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Stephen Whittaker Elected to Leadership GBA Board of Directors

ATLANTA – Stephen Whittaker, senior vice president, and Chief Credit Officer at First National Bank in Bainbridge, has been elected by his peers in south Georgia to serve a three-year term on the Leadership GBA Board of Directors. Leadership GBA supports the advancement of career bankers by providing leadership development training, serving as a forum through which career bankers can network and exchange ideas, and promoting industry advocacy activities at the local, state, and federal...



Brad Barber Elected Vice Chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association

ATLANTA – Brad E. Barber, president and CEO of First National Bank, Bainbridge, has been elected by his peers to serve as Vice Chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA). “Brad is among the most well-respected career bankers in Georgia,” said Rhodes McLanahan, GBA chairman and CEO of First American Bank & Trust Company in Athens. “His experience and passion for our industry will serve the association well.” Commenting on the election, Barber said, “It’s an honor to...



Bert Hines Attends Graduate School of Banking at LSU

Bert Hines, Market President with First National Bank in Bainbridge, GA, is among the 523 bankers taking part in the 72nd annual two-week session of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Classes got underway May 23 and will continue through June 3, 2022, with courses covering all aspects of banking, economics, and related subjects. Students traveled from twenty-one states to participate in this session. Sponsored by 15 southern-state bankers...



Shea Campbell attends Georgia Banking School as first-year student

Shea Campbell with First National Bank in Bainbridge attended the 2022 on-campus session of the Georgia Banking School as a first-year student. Established in 1961, the Georgia Banking School is a three-year specialized school run by the Georgia Bankers Association. The purpose of the school is to prepare bank managers to effectively and profitably serve their hometowns by developing a thorough understanding of banking practices, regulations, and management principles. During the...



FNB of Moultrie Welcomes Our Board of Directors

First National Bank of Moultrie would like to welcome our Board of Directors. First National Bank of Moultrie Announces Board of Directors Moultrie, Georgia, April 29, 2022 – First National Bank of Moultrie announces its Board of Directors for Moultrie. Joining the Moultrie Board of Directors are Cecil Barber, David Hart, Roy Reeves, Dr. Kirby Smith, Mary Ann Smith, Becca Turner and Mary Beth Watson. “Our newest Board members embody the spirit of community and bring talent,...



Kristy Harrell Joins First National Bank Team

FIRST NATIONAL BANK ANNOUNCES KRISTY HARRELL AS CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER BAINBRIDGE, GA. Bainbridge, GA. (May 24, 2022) – First National Bank (“FNB”) recently announced that Kristy M. Harrell has joined the team as Senior Vice President and the Chief Operations Officer. Kristy has a banking career that expands over 28 years, having most recently served as the Chief Operations Officer for Port City Bank in Bainbridge. “Kristy brings valuable experience and a wealth of...



First National Bank Announces Promotion - Barry Pollock

Bainbridge, GA. (November 15, 2021) – First National Bank (“FNB”) announced recently that Barry Pollock was promoted to Executive Vice President for the Bank. Barry joined the Bank in 2016 and has a career in banking that spans over 28 years. Commenting on the promotion, Brad E Barber, President, and CEO stated, “In addition to leading the Bank’s Cairo market, Barry will assume key strategic roles for the Bank as we continue to grow and expand the Bank’s footprint. As a member...



First National Bank Announces Promotion - Lorenda Smith

Bainbridge, GA. (November 15, 2021) – First National Bank ("FNB") announced recently that Lorenda Smith was promoted to Senior Vice President for the Bank. Lorenda joined FNB in 2017 and has a career in banking that spans over 38 years. Commenting on the promotion, Brad E Barber, President, and CEO stated, "Lorenda brings so much energy, excitement, and enthusiasm in her roles as Director of Marketing and Retail Banking for FNB. As a member of the Executive team, Lorenda has...



First National Bank Announces Promotion - Lee Northcutt

Bainbridge, GA. (November 15, 2021) – First National Bank (“FNB”) announced recently that Lee Northcutt was promoted to Executive Vice President for the Bank. Lee joined FNB in 2019 and has a career in banking that spans over 41 years. Commenting on the promotion, Brad E Barber, President and CEO stated, “Lee will assume more strategic roles with FNB in addition to being the Chief Lending Officer for the company. As a member of the Executive team, Lee has demonstrated leadership...



First National Bank is pleased to announce Shannon Rodgers has joined our team as Head Teller!

"We are excited to have Shannon on the FNB team. Her skills and talent will prove to be beneficial as we continue to meet the needs of our customers," said Bert Hines, FNB Bainbridge Market President. Shannon previously worked at Capital City Bank and comes to First National Bank with over five years of banking experience. A native of Bainbridge and a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Shannon has one son, Landon. When not working, Shannon enjoys spending time with her parents, Pastor...



FNB Moultrie Open House & Ribbon Cutting

President & CEO Brad Barber and Market President Marc DeMott discuss why opening First National Bank of Moultrie in the heart of downtown Moultrie, GA was so important.