Business: River City Bank’s Jennifer Selman completes LSU’s Graduate School of Banking; Sarah Greer named assistant vice president. Chamber ‘working toward’ finalizing leadership spot.

Business: River City Bank’s Jennifer Selman completes LSU’s Graduate School of Banking; Sarah Greer named assistant vice president. Chamber ‘working toward’ finalizing leadership spot.

Jennifer M. Selman
Sarah Greer

River City Bank announces Jennifer M. Selman, Assistant Vice President and Retail Banking Manager, has completed the Graduate School of Banking program at Louisiana State University.

“The Graduate School of Banking at LSU is considered one of the most prestigious banking schools in the country, and we are thrilled Jennifer was able to represent River City Bank with her time there,” said River City Bank CEO Jamie Tallent.  “The knowledge she has gained through this experience will be invaluable to the bank as we continue to drive value with our unique culture while creating an environment that will facilitate superior customer service, attract great talent, and achieving top-quartile financial performance.  We as a company are so proud of her dedication and perseverance over the last three years.”

Selman brings more than 25 years of experience to her position at River City Bank as well as a bachelor’s in Marketing and Management from Berry College.   In her current role at the bank, Jennifer manages the bank’s retail division, with additional responsibilities for cash management and marketing.  She is actively involved in the community, serving as president of the Chiaha Guild of Arts and Crafts and is a board member of the Coosa Valley Tennis Association.  She is a 2007 graduate of the Rome Floyd Chamber’s Leadership Rome program.  Jennifer and her husband, Kevin, and their son, Cooper, are lifelong residents of Rome.

River City Bank also announces that Sarah Greer has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Deposit Operations. Sarah joined the bank’s retail team in 2007 as a Community Banking Associate. She quickly transitioned into Deposit Operations in 2008 and was named Deposit Operations Manager in 2011. Sarah’s role reflects her experience and expertise in the critical areas of operational controls and financial risk. As a member of the bank’s management team she plays a key role in managing the bank’s operational risk while supporting the needs of our clients and staff.

“As we begin to move into the next phase of the bank’s development, it is important that we recognize the hard work, and critical risk skills that Sarah brings to bank operations,” says Connie Williams, CFO. “Her promotion is well-deserved and hard-earned.   River City Bank would not be the company we are today were it not for her contributions.”

“Outstanding service is a cornerstone of our business model, and Sarah consistently provides that service both internally and externally as Deposit Operations Manager,” stated Jamie Tallent, President and CEO. “She uses her in-depth knowledge to solve problems quickly, to introduce new initiatives, and to drive innovation for our organization. Sarah is capable, confident and committed to our mission of extraordinary customer service, and I am pleased to recognize her promotion.”

Sarah holds an Accounting diploma from Appalachian Technical College. She, her husband Rick and daughter Kylie are Cave Spring residents. Sarah and her family enjoythe outdoors, especially hiking and rock-climbing.


Jeanne Krueger

What’s next for the Rome Floyd Chamber: With Missy Kendrick set to start as president of economic development for the community, the next question is what about leadership at the Rome Floyd Chamber? Jeanne Krueger has been serving as interim director since Al Hodge left as 21 years as president and chief executive officer. The chamber’s focus has changed with the forced removal of the economic development operations. We checked with chamber chair Elaine Abercrombie on Wednesday for an update: “We are working toward that…we will keep you posted.” Krueger has done an excellent job maintaining chamber operations in what has been a difficult year.

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