Synovus Bank plans to consolidate two of its bank divisions – and the Bank of Coweta.
Synovus, a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, today announced in a news releaste that it expects the consolidation to be completed early next year. Customers won't notice much change, as the combined division will use the Bank of North Georgia trade name.
The newly expanded Bank of North Georgia division will have a total of 41 branches in 16 counties. One of them is in .
Don Howard will continue in his role as chairman of Bank of North Georgia and Synovus Regional CEO. Rob Garcia will remain as president and COO of the Bank of North Georgia division.
Following the consolidation, Anne Bell, president of Bank of Coweta, will serve as regional community executive overseeing the Coweta, Fayette, Henry, Rockdale, and Newton county markets.
“Our team members will make the transition for customers as seamless as possible, and will continue to offer the same level of superior customer service,” said Howard. “This initiative will ultimately make our organization more successful in this important Synovus market.”
“By bringing together the banking professionals, expertise, and resources of the two Synovus Bank divisions as one united team, we can leverage our talent, a common name, consistent branding, and advertising for future success in these markets,” said Bell. “Our customers will continue to be served by the same team members they’ve been banking with for years.”