Great Oaks Bank Promotes Seagraves and Brookshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (SAVANNAH, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced that Jon Seagraves has been elected Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer and that Brad Brookshire has been elected Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. As Chief Banking Officer, Seagraves will have primary executive management responsibility for revenue generation and...



IRS Reporting Update - 10/18/2021

October 18, 2021 Dear Customers, The Biden Administration is proposing a sweeping expansion of tax information reporting which, if enacted, would require banks to report detailed information on the inflows and outflows of every customer account above $600 to the IRS. The administration’s stated goal is to reduce the tax gap and also raise revenue to help offset the cost of additional spending programs. These new reporting requirements raise serious questions about Americans’...



Great Oaks Bank Promotes Jeanine Thompson

Contact: Jeanine Thompson Phone: 912.450.6127 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (SAVANNAH, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced today that Jeanine Thompson has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Pooler Market Executive. Ms. Thompson has been in the banking industry in the greater Savannah area for 20 years, serving customers in various roles. She is a graduate of Mercer University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She and her husband Trent live in Port...



Go Paperless E-Statement Contest Official Rules

Great Oaks Bank Go Paperless/E-Statement Contest Official Rules NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility: Go Paperless/E-Statement Contest (“the contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Great Oaks Bank and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate...



Great Oaks Bank Welcomes Nick Harty as Savannah Market Executive

Contact: Nick Harty Phone: (912) 445-6861 Email: nharty@greatoaks.bank (SAVANNAH, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced that John “Nick” Harty has joined the bank as Savannah Market Executive. Nick brings over 21 years of banking and leadership experience in the Savannah market. He will oversee banking operations and growth in Savannah, Georgia. A Savannah native, Nick is a graduate of Benedictine Military School. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from...



Great Oaks Bank Welcomes Laura Schlomer: Promotes Monica Easter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (RICHMOND HILL, GEORGIA)— Laura Schlomer has joined Great Oaks Bank as Banking Officer, Richmond Hill Office Manager. Laura brings 7 years of banking experience to her new role. She is a 2012 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in sports management with a minor in business management. She and her husband Wes are...



Great Oaks Bank and Arts Guild of Dodge County Dedicate Art Gallery in Memory of Stuart Anne Stuckey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)— As part of the Eastman Dodge Chamber Business After Hours event held yesterday, Great Oaks Bank and the Arts Guild of Dodge County hosted a new art gallery opening. The bank has dedicated its foyer to the Arts Guild to establish a permanent, revolving display of works by local artists. “Our vision is to make local artwork...



Great Oaks Bank Welcomes Chris Howe as Middle Georgia Division President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (EASTMAN, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced that Andrew “Chris” Howe has joined the bank as Middle Georgia Division President. Chris brings over 25 years of banking and leadership experience in the Middle Georgia market. He will oversee banking operations and growth in middle Georgia, including the Eastman, Cochran, and Rhine offices. He received...



In Collaboration with Arts on the Coast, Great Oaks Bank Dedicates Art Gallery to Barbara and Jimmy Estes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (RICHMOND HILL, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank and Arts on the Coast hosted a gallery opening and dedication yesterday. As part of the design of its flagship banking office in Richmond Hill, Great Oaks reserved a space to house a permanent, rotating gallery, featuring works by local artists. “Our vision was to make local artwork readily available for the...



Great Oaks Bank Welcomes Susan Stewart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (RICHMOND HILL, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced that Susan Stewart has joined the bank as Vice President, Senior Credit Underwriter at the Richmond Hill office. Susan brings over 20 years of banking experience to her new role, helping to lead the credit team across all offices. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of...



Great Oaks Bank Hosts Grand Opening at Richmond Hill Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email:edoherty@greatoaks.bank Great Oaks Bank Hosts Grand Opening at Richmond Hill Office (SAVANNAH, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank hosted a Grand Opening Fiesta at its Richmond Hill flagship office yesterday in conjunction with the Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business After Hours. “After a long delay due to the pandemic, we are excited to share our...



Great Oaks Bank Welcomes Jeanine Thompson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (SAVANNAH, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced today that Jeanine Thompson has joined the bank as Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager. Thompson has been in the banking industry in the greater Savannah area for 20 years, serving customers in various roles. She is a graduate of Mercer University with a bachelor’s degree in business...