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...



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.



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...



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...



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...



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,...



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.



Changes to Our Funds Availability Policy

Due to changes in Federal Regulations, our Funds Availability Policy is changing effective July 1, 2020. Our policy is to make funds from your cash and check deposits available to you on the first business day after the day we receive your deposit. We are increasing the amount we make available for withdrawal by checks not subject to next day availability from $200 to $225. In addition, the amount available for withdrawal on exception holds for large deposits, new accounts and the amount for...



WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

Our lobby is now open for teller services! Please observe the floor markings to maintain a 6’ distance. Mouth and nose masks are welcome. Full face coverings are not allowed.



Update on SBA Loans

Friday, April 17, 2020 Dear Customers and Friends, After another week of disciplined adherence to the shelter in place practices, it appears that our efforts are working to stem the spread of COVID-19 in our communities and that, hopefully, we can return to usual operations soon. Our banking team has gone above and beyond to take care of your banking needs, especially the needs of small businesses through the SBA Paycheck Protection Program. Please call us if we can be of assistance...



Funding of SBA Loans

Dear Customers and Friends, Although we continue shelter-in-place and social distancing practices to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, our team is hard at work serving the needs of our communities and customers. We appreciate your patience and support as we communicate and deliver banking services in new and creative ways. We are saddened by the illness and loss of so many to this invisible enemy. We are also concerned about the adverse economic impact this pandemic is causing for...