Tucker, GA — Tandem Bank CEO Charles DeWitt has joined the board of the Georgia Bankers Association.
He will serve a three-year term, according to a press release.
“We’re excited to welcome Charles to the board and look forward to benefiting from his extensive experience and valuable perspective in service to the industry and ultimately, the hometowns, families and businesses served by Georgia’s banks,” GBA Chairman Rhodes McLanahan said. McLanahan is CEO of First American Bank & Trust Company in Athens.
The press release says DeWitt is the founding chairman and CEO of Tandem Bank, which opened in 2019 in Tucker. Tucker Mayor Frank Auman serves on Tandem Bank’s local advisory board.
DeWitt was previously the founding CEO of Resurgens Bank, which opened in 2008 and merged with Charter Financial Corp in 2017.
“DeWitt has experience in many areas of banking, including retail, commercial lending, capital markets and investment banking,” the press release says. “He began his banking career in college, working for National Commerce Financial (now Truist Bank). In 1989, DeWitt entered the Trust Company Bank (now Truist Bank) commercial training program in Atlanta and served in branches and commercial centers. He also gained experience in capital markets while with Swartz Institutional Finance and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, primarily working with small and midsize businesses and community banks.”
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