ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SouthCrest Bank announces the appointment of 20-year financial services veteran Kristie W. McMahan as Vice President/Portfolio Manager on its team of experienced, professional bankers serving the core 13-county metro Atlanta region.
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McMahan, who has held senior positions at four regional banks, a major investment house and two international industries, will be responsible for managing SouthCrest Bank’s commercial portfolio.
“Kristie significantly strengthens our already-high level of personal customer service in our commercial lending operations,” commented Brian D. Schmitt, CEO of SouthCrest Bank and SouthCrest Financial Group (SCSG:PK). “Her focus on commercial portfolio management will provide more opportunities for our lenders to concentrate on new business development, which is a key strategy in our overall growth objectives.”
McMahan holds a Master of Business Administration Degree with concentrations in Corporate Finance and Risk Management from the esteemed Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude in Finance from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC.
The Spartanburg native lives in Decatur with her husband Scott and daughters Lily and Olivia. “My business philosophy has always been to apply my expertise in finance to help support the organization’s sustainable growth,” commented McMahan. “With this dynamic team, I truly believe in the growth potential for SouthCrest Bank, and I’m really excited to be helping to make that happen.”
ABOUT SOUTHCREST FINANCIAL GROUP
SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. is a $531-million asset bank holding company headquartered in Atlanta, GA. The company operates 11 offices in Georgia through its subsidiary bank, SouthCrest Bank, N.A. The bank provides a full suite of retail, private, entrepreneurial, high-net-worth and commercial banking services, and online banking services.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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