BOARD OF DIRECTORS
GAIL C. COOPER
Ms. Cooper’s work background includes more than 45 years of experience with Boyd Bros. Transportation, Inc., starting in 1972 and serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until her retirement in 2018.
Mr. Ennis is a lawyer with a background in commercial defense and real estate law. Since leaving the traditional practice in 2009 his focus has been business and real estate consulting. Presently, Mr. Ennis is the managing member of RE Structure, LLC and Sundance Capital, LLC
ARTHUR M. FREEMAN
Mr. Freeman serves as the President of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Freeman was Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at First Partners Bank headquartered in Birmingham.
SAMUEL D. HASKELL
Mr. Haskell serves as a managing member of Colarion LLC, a registered investment advisor with investments focused on the financial services industry, and The Mint Financal Sector Fund, LP. He is Chief Investment Officer for JHH Wealth of Charlotte, NC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisory, and manages SIPCO LLC, a real estate investment firm focused on the Gulf Coast.
RONALD C. JACKSON
Mr. Jackson was a licensed Certified Public Accountant with the Alabama State Board of Public Accounting prior to his retirement in 2015. His 35+ years of experience in financial services includes corporate finance, merger acquisition analysis and integration, risk management, and regulatory financial reporting and compliance. Most recently, Mr. Jackson served as the Chief Financial Officer of Oakworth Capital Inc. before his retirement.
W. SCOTT MATHEWS
Mr. Mathews serves as Chief Credit Officer of the Company. He has more than 30 years of experience in credit administration, including regulatory and credit compliance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mathews served as Chief Credit Officer of First Partners Bank headquartered in Birmingham.
Mr. Meyer President of 30A Investment Partners, a holding company that develops, invests in, and managers a diverse portfolio of companies across different industries.
ELIZABETH FEATHERINGILL PHARO
Ms. Pharo has broad work and leadership experience in the telecommunications and technology industries. She is the Managing Partner of Featheringill Capital, a liquidity and growth partner for business owners focused on long-term stability and value creation. She currently Chairs Experlogix, Eagle Automation, InvestEdge, and CompleteCase. Previously, Ms. Pharo served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Momentum Telecom, a leading cloud voice, broadband management and unified communications provider, and Chair of the Board of Directors of SuccessEHS, and health IT vendor specializing in practice management and EHR software solutions; successfully exiting both.
J. DAVID SIZEMORE
Mr. Sizemore serves as Chief Lending Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sizemore was Senior Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate at First Partners Bank headquartered in Birmingham.
B. HANSEN SLAUGHTER
With more than 23 years of experience in financial services, Mr. Slaughter is the Managing Director of 1919 Investment Counsel, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corporation. From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Slaughter was an executive officer of the Trust Company of Sterne Agee, Inc.
Bill Smith is the founder of Landing, the industry’s first membership-based leasing model offering a network of thoughtfully designed, fully furnished apartments as the flexible long-term living solution for today’s modern renter. Prior to founding Landing, Bill was the founder and CEO of Shipt, a membership-based marketplace, enabling same-day delivery of fresh foods and household essentials across the US. Shipt was acquired by Target in December 2017 and operates as an independent subsidiary serving multiple retailers.
KENNETH W. TILL
Mr. Till serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has 30 years of banking experience in Alabama, most recently having served as Chief Financial Officer of First Partners Bank and, prior to that, Assistant Comptroller of Regions Financial Corporation.
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