BANKING UPDATES: February is shaping up to be a busy month for local financial centers. Earlier, it was announced Roger Smith was retiring from River City Bank after more than four decades of local banking. A search continues for his replacement. Below is the announcement of a promotion also at River City and we expect a separate update early next week on another bank and veteran banker. The latest:
Media release: River City Bank President and CEO Roger Smith announces the promotion of David H. Mullinax to Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending. “David is an exceptional commercial banker who works tirelessly to help his clients achieve their financial goals,” said Smith, “With his proven dedication and leadership, we are certain the bank’s clients will continue to love working with him.” A 35-five year community banking veteran, Mullinax holds a BS in Finance from the University of Georgia and is a graduate of the LSU School of Banking. A Rome native, David is married to Sonda and has two adult children. For more: 706-236-2123 or www.rivercitybankonline.com
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