(EASTMAN, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced that Leighton “Lee” Lister has joined the bank as Senior Vice President and Middle Georgia Market Executive. Lee is responsible for customer relationships, business development, and growth in middle Georgia, including the Eastman, Cochran, and Rhine offices. He received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, with a major in Food Science, and his Master of Agribusiness degrees from the University of Georgia. Lee previously worked in leadership development with Georgia Future Business Leaders of America and was a Congressional Agriculture Fellow in the office of former Senator Johnny Isakson in Washington, DC. He joins Great Oaks from AgGeorgia Farm Credit where he managed an extensive agricultural loan portfolio.
A native of Cochran, Lee and his wife, Krista, live in Kathleen, Georgia, and like to travel, spend time with their friends in fellowship and support the UGA Dawgs.
“We are excited to welcome Lee to our leadership team at Great Oaks Bank. His enthusiasm, fresh approach, and leadership ability will be great assets to our customers, our team members, and the communities we serve,” said Mike Odom, CEO. “Lee will contribute significantly to our continued growth and success in Middle Georgia.”
Lee can be reached at LLister@greatoaks.bank or (478) 220-6101
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