Truxton Trust Company Opens Office in Georgia

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. and ATHENS, Ga., June 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Truxton Trust Company is proud to announce the opening of Truxton Trust, Northeast Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Kevin Brodrick will lead this wealth management office for Truxton as Group Vice President and Wealth Advisor. Kevin is a native of Athens and has spent the last 15 years serving families and institutions as a wealth management professional at Oconee State Bank and SunTrust. Joining Kevin is Tia Chandler also a native of Athens and an experienced veteran of the wealth management industry.

Truxton Trust President and CEO Tom Stumb said, "Truxton has deep ties to Northeast Georgia. Our late founding chairman, Don Thurmond, hailed from Madison, GA and Derrick Jones, our Managing Director of Wealth Management, began his career in the Trust Department at SunTrust in Athens. The Athens area is vibrant and prosperous and we are proud to be part of the community."

Derrick Jones commented, "Truxton Trust serves high net worth families with comprehensive wealth management services. We know that managing investments is only the beginning of preserving and maximizing a family's wealth and stability. Kevin shares our values and is the right professional to expand our trust, investment, and estate services to this region."

Asked why he was attracted to Truxton, Kevin Brodrick replied, "I have known the principals at Truxton Trust for many years. They have a special combination of sophistication, integrity, and long-term outlook that our clients will enjoy for years to come. They know this area well and already have many important client relationships in Northeast Georgia."

Truxton was again spotlighted in American Banker Magazine in 2014 among the banks with the highest 3-year average Return on Equity, a key indicator of financial performance.

A full-service bank and wealth management company with headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., Truxton Trust services include personal and business loans, depository accounts, wealth management and trust services.

CONTACT: Andrew L. May 615.515.1707

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