Business: Cartersville native Katie Knight Jones joins Greater Community Bank as a mortgage lender. Bartow’s Candice Broce named interim director of Division of Family & Children Services.

Business: Cartersville native Katie Knight Jones joins Greater Community Bank as a mortgage lender. Bartow’s Candice Broce named interim director of Division of Family & Children Services.

Katie Knight Jones

 

Media release: Greater Community Bank announces Katie Knight Jones, a Cartersville native, is joining the team as a mortgage lender in the Bartow County market.

Katie, an energetic professional with an extensive background in mortgage lending, will be instrumental in the continued success of the Bank’s operation throughout Bartow County. I am truly thrilled to be joining Greater Community Bank,” said Jones. The incredible work they do for both their customers and the communities in which they serve is unprecedented, and I’m honored to represent that work within the Cartersville market.”

Katie comes to Greater Community Bank with experience from Guild Mortgage and Coosa Valley Credit Union. She is a Cartersville Purple Hurricane graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from Kennesaw State University

“We are extremely fortunate to have Katie, a seasoned lender, join our team,” President & CEO David J. Lance said. “Her work ethic, along with her community roots, will enhance the Bank’s continued growth strategy.”

Jones has participated in Cartersville Dances with the Stars, benefitting both the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter and Backpack Buddies. Additionally, she has volunteered with the amazingly popular Advocates for Children’s Duck Derby, of which GCB is the proud presenting sponsor. Katie is a graduate of Leadership Bartow and serves on the Etowah Scholarship Foundation’s Board of Directors. She is a member of The Bartow, Rome & Cobb Association of Realtors, The Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Cartersville.

A lover of golf, Katie has recently parked her clubs for her newest passion: motherhood; She and husband Chase welcomed their beautiful baby girl.


Candice Broce

Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced that Candice Broce, Chief Operating Officer for the Governor’s Office, will serve as interim Director of the Division of Family & Children Services, effective immediately.

“Candice Broce has served in numerous vital roles in my administration and I deeply appreciate her willingness to lead a critical state government agency on an interim basis,” said  Kemp. “I know she will bring dedication, integrity, and leadership to the Division of Family & Children Services so the agency can deliver the highest quality of care and essential services to Georgians in need.”

Broce most recently served as Chief Operating Officer in the Governor’s Office, having also served as Communications Director and Chief Deputy Executive Counsel for Kemp. Broce previously managed communications and served as legal counsel for elections and legislative affairs at the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office. Broce holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and law degree from Georgia State University College of Law.

Originally from Cartersville, she now lives in White with her husband, Jason, and two sons, Beau and Jack. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Federalist Society, Republican National Lawyers Association and Georgia Board of Nursing

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