SouthCrest Bank announces the addition of Dexter Lummus, Senior Vice President Commercial Lending

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brian D. Schmitt, President and CEO of SouthCrest Bank, today announced that Dexter Lummus has joined SouthCrest Bank as Senior Vice President Commercial Lending. In this capacity, Lummus will be responsible for the origination, development, and growth of commercial loans throughout Atlanta.

“We are honored to have someone of Dexter’s caliber and demonstrated track record on our team. We have had the pleasure of working together in the past and Dexter always demonstrated the passion and drive that we look for as we grow our Atlanta based commercial lending team,” said Schmitt. “He will focus on owner occupied and investor commercial real estate projects, construction and development lending, and working capital lines of credit.”

With more than 30 years of experience with local community and regional banks, Lummus has served the banking industry in various capacities. Lummus previously served 5 years as SVP with IBERIABANK/Georgia Commerce Bank. Prior to this, he held senior level positions with other community and regional banks in Atlanta specializing in commercial real estate and business lending.

Lummus is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He is married with two children and lives in metro Atlanta.

SouthCrest Financial Group, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, operates a 12-branch network throughout Georgia and Alabama through its subsidiary bank, SouthCrest Bank, N.A. With more than $550 million in assets, the full-service retail bank operation provides a full suite of retail and commercial banking services. SouthCrest Bank stock trades on the OTC bulletin board under the symbol “SCSG”.

CONTACT: Andy Borrmann CFO 678.734.3505 Andy.borrmann@southcrestbank.com

Source:SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc.

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