Leadership GBA Board of Directors Elects and Installs Officers and Directors

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) have elected and installed officers and five new members to the Leadership GBA Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Candice Nanney, vice president and controller with Peach State Bank & Trust in Gainesville, was installed as chair. - July 23, 2022

GBA Elects and Installs Officers and Directors to Its Board

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) have elected and installed officers for the 2022-2023 fiscal year and added seven members to its board of directors. At the 130th GBA Annual Meeting, June 15, C. Rhodes McLanahan, CEO, First American Bank & Trust Company, Athens, was installed... - June 23, 2022

Georgia’s Banks Continue Earnings Momentum in Third Quarter

The 153 FDIC-insured banks headquartered in Georgia through Sept. 30 reported strong third quarter performance. According to the latest FDIC data, cumulatively the state’s banks earned $579.1 million during the quarter, an increase of $128.8 million, or 29%, compared to the same three-month... - December 02, 2021

Leadership GBA Board of Directors Elects and Installs Officers and Directors

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) have elected and installed officers and eight new members to the Leadership GBA Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Jenny Wofford, senior vice president and director of retail banking with Pinnacle Bank in Elberton, was installed as... - July 30, 2021

GBA Elects and Installs Officers and Directors to Its Board

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) have elected and installed officers for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and added nine members to its board of directors. Luke Flatt, chairman, president and CEO of AB&T in Albany, was installed as the 132nd Chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association. - July 02, 2021

Georgia’s Banks Turn in Solid First Quarter

The 156 FDIC-insured banks headquartered in Georgia reported strong first quarter performance as the economy and banking industry continue to recover from the pandemic. According the latest FDIC data, cumulatively the state’s banks earned $715.1 million in the first three months of this year,... - May 28, 2021

GBA Announces 2021 Graduates of the Georgia Banking School

Thirty-seven Georgia bankers recently graduated from the Georgia Banking School. The graduation ceremony took place May 7 at the Georgia Center’s UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens, GA. Established in 1961, the Georgia Banking School is a three-year specialized school run by the... - May 28, 2021

Georgia’s Financial Institutions Proactive on Coronavirus

Georgia’s banks and credit unions have sprung into action to meet the financial services needs of our state’s families and businesses during the coronavirus public health emergency. The Georgia Bankers Association, Community Bankers Association of Georgia and the Georgia Credit Union... - March 22, 2020

Georgia Banks Earn $1.04 Billion During First Quarter 2018

Total deposits, loans and assets all increased compared to the same quarter in 2017. - May 24, 2018

Georgia Bankers Association Endorses BankMarketingCenter.com

The Georgia Bankers Association (GBA), through its subsidiary, GBA Services Inc., announces the endorsement of Georgia-based BankMarketingCenter.com (BMC) as a GBA Strategic Partner. BankMarketingCenter.com is a web-based marketing portal that empowers banks to quickly and easily produce... - May 09, 2018

Georgia Banks Earn $3.4 Billion During 2017

Total deposits, loans and assets all increased during the year. - March 01, 2018

Georgia Banks’ Earnings Up 15 Percent in Third Quarter

Another strong quarter of growth for banks across the state of Georgia. - November 24, 2017

Georgia Banks’ Earnings Up 6.2 Percent in First Quarter

Georgia’s 181 FDIC-insured financial institutions earned $764 million during the first quarter of this year, up 6.2 percent over the same period in 2016. Loan growth was modest at 2.4 percent, and deposits were up 4.2 percent. Capital levels remained good, as well. Also of note from the... - May 27, 2017

Georgia Bank Earnings Up 4.8 Percent During 2016

Earnings hit $3 billion mark, loans up 6 percent, deposits up 5 percent - March 03, 2017

Georgia Banks Earn $720.7 Million in First Quarter

Net income at Georgia's banks was up 9.3 percent over Q1 2015. - June 03, 2016

Georgia Banks Earn $2.9 Billion in 2015

Net income up 13.1 percent for year - February 25, 2016

Georgia Bankers Association Pledges Participation in New ABA Campaign to Fight Elder Financial Fraud

The new year will bring a new effort by banks in Georgia to help protect seniors. - September 11, 2015

Georgia Bank Earnings 34.9 Percent Higher in Second Quarter

Loans, deposits, assets are all higher. Noncurrent loans decreased for 21st consecutive quarter. - September 04, 2015

Bankers Elected, Installed on Georgia Bankers Association’s Leadership Executive Committee

These bankers are the emerging leaders within Georgia's banking industry and for the Georgia Bankers Association. - July 30, 2015

GBA Elects and Installs Officers and Seven Directors to Its Board

Jackson McConnell of Pinnacle Bank in Elberton, GA, is new chairman for state banking trade association. - July 02, 2015

Georgia Bank Earnings 12 Percent Higher in First Quarter

“The Georgia banking industry had a good first quarter, and that tracked alongside the generally improving state economy,” said Joe Brannen, president and CEO of the Georgia Bankers Association. “Our state’s banks grew loans, deposits and assets, and there are a low number of past-due loans." - May 29, 2015

Georgia Banks Post Highest Yearly Income Since 2007

Loans, deoposits and assets all hit milestone levels. - February 26, 2015

Georgia Banks Earn $810.1 Million During Third Quarter

Georgia’s 213 state-based FDIC insured banks earned $810.1 million during the third quarter of 2014, more than three times as much as they did in the same quarter of 2013. - November 27, 2014

Bankers Elected, Installed on Georgia Bankers Association’s Leadership Executive Committee

Twenty bankers have been installed and elected to roles in the Georgia Bankers Association's Leadership division. - July 31, 2014

Georgia Bankers Association Elects and Installs Officers and Nine Directors to Its Board

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) recently elected and installed officers for the 2014-2015 fiscal year and installed nine new members to its board of directors. Remer Y. Brinson III, president and CEO, First Bank of Georgia, Augusta, was installed as the 125th Chairman of the... - June 22, 2014

Georgia Banks Post Strong First Quarter

Best consolidated first-quarter results since first quarter 2007. - May 30, 2014

Georgia Bankers Association Announces Renewal Endorsement of Valuation Management Group

The Georgia Bankers Association (GBA), through its subsidiary, GBA Services, Inc., is pleased to announce the renewal of its endorsement of Valuation Management Group, LLC (VMG) as a GBA Strategic Partner and its preferred provider of appraisal management services. VMG handles the entire appraisal... - March 26, 2014

Georgia Banks Post Third Consecutive Profitable Year

Georgia’s 223 state-based FDIC insured banks earned $2 billion during 2013, the third consecutive positive year for earnings since the worst of the economic downturn. In the fourth quarter 2013, the state’s banks earned $554 million. Total loans for the year were up by $3.8 billion, and... - February 28, 2014

Georgia Bank Customers Should Beware of Email Scam Attempts

The Georgia Bankers Association and its members remind bank consumers to be on the alert for email scams trying to steal account numbers and other personal information. Banks do not ask for such information through emails and links embedded in emails. Recent non-bank data thefts raise the... - January 23, 2014

Georgia Bankers Association Encourages Consumers to Get Smart About Credit

In an effort to encourage better credit literacy throughout Georgia, the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) is encouraging all Georgia banks to participate in the American Bankers Association’s Get Smart About Credit program. The program, now in its 11th year, is a national campaign of... - September 20, 2013

Loan Growth Opportunity, Speed to Market Features of New Credit Card Product Endorsed by Georgia Bankers Association

A new credit card product endorsed by the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) may provide Georgia-based banks a way to provide customers added credit availability and an opportunity to grow bank loan portfolios. - August 04, 2013

Georgia's Banks Get New Way to Save on Office Products

The Georgia Bankers Association has a new strategic partnership with Office Depot that can save banks and their employees a lot of money. GBA has joined forces with 23 other state bankers associations across the country to bring its members tremendous buying power, exclusive discounts and real savings. In fact, current participants of this program have saved an average of 20-30 percent over their prior office product costs. - July 13, 2013

Georgia Bankers Association Announces New Online Commercial Property, Other Bank Asset Marketing Tool

Bank Assetpoint is a new service to help banks market their commercial real estate and other assets to potential buyers. - June 28, 2013

Georgia Banks Post Increased Earnings in First Quarter

Georgia’s 226 state-based FDIC insured banks earned $504 million on a consolidated basis in the first quarter, an increase of about 18 percent over earnings in the same period a year ago. Other performance highlights include more banks that were profitable and continued improvement in... - May 31, 2013

Georgia Banks’ Profits Up $1.7 Billion for 2012

Highlights of consolidated year-end results for Georgia's FDIC-insrued banks. - February 28, 2013

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