Johnson To Retire from Great Oaks Bank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (EASTMAN, GEORGIA) – Great Oaks Bank announced that Portia Johnson will retire from active service with the bank effective April 1, 2021. Portia has been serving customers at Great Oaks Bank for over 12 years as a Customer Service Representative and Teller in the Eastman office. Portia has 3 children and 10 grandchildren. She is a native of Eastman...



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Great Oaks Bank Welcomes Gene Haskins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 17, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced today that Gene Haskins has joined the bank as Interim Middle Georgia Division President. Haskins served as President and CEO of Great Oaks Bank from 2012 to 2015 and continues to serve as a director. He will provide leadership to the Middle Georgia team while the bank recruits a new leader in its...



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Kay McDaniel to Retire from Great Oaks Bank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)— After 47 years of serving customers at Great Oaks Bank, Kay McDaniel has announced her retirement, effective March 31, 2021. Kay has served in many roles throughout the years, including teller, data processor, information technology director, deposit operations manager and, most recently, as Vice President, BSA/Deposit...



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Great Oaks Bank Promotes Pam Knowles and Debra Sheffield

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank Great Oaks Bank Promotes Pam Knowles and Debra Sheffield (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)—Great Oaks Bank recently promoted two officers in the Middle Georgia market. Pam Knowles was elected Vice President by the board of directors. Pam will continue to oversee customer relationships as the Rhine office manager. Pam is a native of Rhine and has been a Great...



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Great Oaks Bank Promotes Dylan Brinkley; Tim Burnsed Joins Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank Great Oaks Bank Promotes Dylan Brinkley; Tim Burnsed Joins Team (RICHMOND HILL, GEORGIA)—Great Oaks Bank recently promoted Dylan Brinkley to Banking Officer and Commercial Relationship Manager. Dylan has demonstrated a passion for growth and building relationships since joining Great Oaks Bank in 2019. He will manage customer relationships from...



Great Oaks Bank Welcomes Wes Bearden

(EASTMAN, GEORGIA)—Great Oaks Bank announced today that Wesley Mark (Wes) Bearden has joined the bank as Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager. Bearden is an Eastman native who was Vice President of Bearden Oil Company until 2014, where he attained broad business, sales, and management experience. Since 2014, he has owned and operated CrossFit Forward Lean, a CrossFit gym in Eastman. Bearden and his wife Andrea of 27 years are active members of First Baptist Church of...



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The Richmond Hill Office Is Moving!

We Are Moving! Please Note: We will close our current Richmond Hill office on Friday, November 6 at noon and open at our new location on Monday, November 9 at 9 am. We look forward to welcoming you at our new office located at 42 Town Centre Drive. Please call (912) 445-6868 or email info@greatoaks.bank with any questions or concerns.



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Great Oaks Bank Savannah Quarters Office Celebrates Grand Opening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2020 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-414-2438 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank Great Oaks Bank Savannah Quarters Office Celebrates Grand Opening (SAVANNAH, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank celebrated the official grand opening of a new banking office at Savannah Quarters today with a ribbon cutting and private client reception. The Pooler Chamber of Commerce officiated the ribbon cutting with bank...



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Great Oaks Bank Unveils Local Art Exhibit at Eastman Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2020 Contact: Mike Odom, Chief Executive Officer Phone: 912-663-9706 Email: modom@greatoaks.bank GREAT OAKS BANK UNVEILS LOCAL ART EXHIBIT AT EASTMAN OFFICE Commissioned Artwork Features Local Historical Sites (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)—Great Oaks Bank today unveiled original paintings of three historically significant buildings which will be displayed permanently in the Eastman office lobby. As a part of the...



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GREAT OAKS BANK OPENS POOLER OFFICE AT SAVANNAH QUARTERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2020 Contact: Mike Odom, Chief Executive Officer Phone: 912-663-9706 Email: modom@greatoaks.bank GREAT OAKS BANK OPENS POOLER OFFICE AT SAVANNAH QUARTERS The New Full-Service Banking Office Opens Today (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)—Great Oaks Bank is continuing its expansion into coastal Georgia with the bank’s second full-service coastal office opening in Pooler, Georgia...



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CITIZENS BANK AND TRUST REBRANDS AS GREAT OAKS BANK AND ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXPANSION IN COASTAL GEORGIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2020 Contact: Mike Odom, Chief Executive Officer Phone: 912-663-9706 Email: modom@greatoaks.bank CITIZENS BANK AND TRUST REBRANDS AS GREAT OAKS BANK AND ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXPANSION IN COASTAL GEORGIA New Name Reflects The Strength, Endurance And Majesty Of The Great Oak Tree (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)—Citizens Bank and Trust today announced the rebranding of the bank headquartered in Eastman, Georgia,...



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Scheduled Maintenance

We will be conducting routine maintenance to our systems on Saturday, June 6, beginning at 10:30 am. During the day, you might notice intermittent unavailability of our ATMs, online banking, and telephone banking. We will complete this maintenance as quickly as possible and hope that the impact for our customers will be minimal. Thank you for your patience as we strive to provide you with the best banking experience possible.