FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2021
Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing
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 Oaks Bank team member for 36 years. Pam and her husband Tony have been married for 39 years. Their daughter Tiffany and her husband have a two-year-old son named Memphis. Pam is a member and Sunday School teacher at Sand Grove Baptist Church.
Debra Sheffield, Vice President of the bank since 2019, has been appointed to a newly created dual role as Retail Banking Manager for the Middle Georgia market and Eastman Office Manager. Debra will supervise customer service activities in the Rhine, Cochran & Eastman offices to ensure consistent, exceptional customer service throughout the Middle Georgia offices. An Eastman native, Sheffield attended Middle Georgia College and has been an Eastman banker for over 29 years. Debra and her husband Kim have been married for 34 years and are members of Eastside Baptist Church.
“We are pleased to recognize Pam and Debra, who have made significant contributions to our success,” said Butch Kirkley, Middle Georgia Division President. “Pam and Debra have shown excellent leadership abilities and we are excited to see their continued professional growth in these new roles.”
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Like the great oaks that grace our landscape, Great Oaks Bank has deep roots in the communities we serve. We provide warm, friendly, responsive customer service, banking products designed to meet the needs of small businesses and families, and true relationship banking supported by best-in-class technology. Great Oaks Bank has $215 million in total assets with five office locations. Call or stop by one of our convenient offices in Eastman, Cochran, Rhine, Richmond Hill, or Pooler, or visit us at www.GreatOaks.Bank to discover what authentic community banking is all about.
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