January 27, 2015: Sylvia D. Hamby Promoted to President of Community Bank of the South
The Board of Directors of Community Bank of the South has promoted a seasoned, local, community banker to lead the financial institution.
This week, Sylvia D. Hamby was elected President of Community Bank of the South. Sylvia, a native of Cobb County, most recently served as the Bank’s Chief Operating Officer. She will have the distinction of being the only active female bank president in Cobb County. Sylvia expressed appreciation in the trust and confidence placed in her by the Board. She also stated: “I am excited about the Bank’s future. The Bank is well-positioned to continue its growth, increase shareholder value, provide exceptional service, and give back to our communities.”
Charles J. Jones, Chairman of the Board of Directors, stated: “Sylvia has been with the Bank since the inception and has played a critical role in our accomplishments and strong presence in Cobb County. We recognize her considerable contribution and look forward to her continued leadership in our future endeavors. We will look to Sylvia for the day-to-day guidance of our Bank. Lee Scroggins remains our Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. He will continue to build relationships for the Bank and share in developing and executing the overall vision for our future.”
Founded in 1999 by a group of local businessmen and community leaders, Community Bank of the South, headquartered on Atlanta Road in Smyrna, has four offices in Cobb County. The Bank’s continued focus is to provide a support system for individuals and local businesses, and to make a positive contribution to the welfare of the communities it serves.