Trending: A very business month in the local financial community continues with veteran banker Clem Trammell joining Heritage First Bank, based at 501 Broad St. It is the latest in a series of personnel announcements. On a regional scale, all eyes are on what’s next following the SunTrust/BB&T merger announcement last week.
Media release: Ryan Earnest, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rome’s Heritage First Bank, announces that veteran banker Clem Trammell has joined the bank as Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer, specializing in commercial lending.
“It is an honor to welcome Clem to the Heritage First Bank family. His experience and knowledge of the bank’s market brings an added dimension to the depth of our existing team. Clem is well-known in Rome and across Floyd County,” says Earnest. “His reputation for providing an exceeds-expectations banking experience to those in our area makes him a perfect fit onto the outstanding team of bankers assembled at Heritage First Bank.”
Trammell is a 1997 graduate of Troy University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Business Administration, and is a 2011 graduate of the
Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
He began his banking career in 2002 as a Loan Officer at First Union/Wachovia Bank of Rome where he also served as Assistant Vice President and Commercial Lender,
earning the title of Vice President. In 2007 he joined River City Bank in Rome as Vice President of Commercial lending, where he also served as Senior Vice President and
Trammell is active in a number of civic and economic development organizations including service with Seven Hills Rotary, the Exchange Club and is currently a member
of the YMCA Board of Directors. He is a member of the Planned Giving Committee with the Floyd Healthcare Foundation.
Clem and his wife, Jackie, are the parents of two children, one a student at Troy University and their youngest is a student at Rome Middle School.
Says Earnest: “I am confident that our business customers will benefit greatly from Clem’s experience and his efforts. His tenure in the community and his knowledge
of area business will well serve our customers and the bank for many years to come.”