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...



Great Oaks Bank to Sponsor Free Kids Fishing Rodeo June 5, 2021

In partnership with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Great Oaks Bank will host a Kids Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, June 5 2021 at the Stuckey’s Pavilion in Eastman. Plan to join us for a fun kid fishing event. DNR has stocked the lake with channel catfish for youth 16 and under to catch. Participants should bring rods, reels, tackle and bait. Don't forget the worms! Registration is from 7- 8 am with fishing from 8–11 am. Raffle items and prizes for the biggest fish and the...



Great Oaks Bank Welcomes John Hodges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2021 Contact: Emily Doherty, Director of Marketing Phone: 912-445-6875 Email: edoherty@greatoaks.bank (RICHMOND HILL, GEORGIA)— Great Oaks Bank announced today that John Hodges has joined the bank as Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager. Hodges is a native of Hinesville, Georgia and brings over 10 years of experience to his new role. He is a 2009 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He and his...



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...



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...



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...



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...



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.