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SouthCrest Bank announces appointment of Jane Prescott As Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

ATLANTA, May 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brian D. Schmitt, President and CEO of Atlanta-based SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK), and SouthCrest Bank N.A., announces that veteran Atlanta banking executive Jane Prescott has joined SouthCrest Bank as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.

Schmitt said the appointment is a key element in his plan to build SouthCrest into a leading commercial, private and business bank serving clients in the 13-county core Atlanta SMSA.

“Jane has helped to achieve success for several Atlanta area financial institutions over the past 25 years, and I’m confident she will help SouthCrest grow into a regional front-runner,” said Schmitt. “Under her leadership, SouthCrest’s team members will thrive in the most rewarding work environment possible as they continue to build on our legacy of 107 years of unmatched customer service.”

Schmitt said Prescott will have additional responsibilities for branding, building market share, and strengthening the bottom line.

“I am very excited to be a part of the leadership team in helping drive the business transformation for SouthCrest to become employer of choice. Our success is directly linked to our people,” said Prescott.

Prescott and her husband of 30 years, Tom, have three sons. The eldest, Trey, is a graduate of Auburn University. Austin and Alex attend the University of Alabama. She cites love of family and giving back to the community as two of her most important traits. Prescott is a graduate of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta.

ABOUT SOUTHCREST

SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. is a $550 million asset bank holding company headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. The company operates an 11-location network in the Atlanta region through its subsidiary bank, SouthCrest Bank, N.A. The bank provides a full suite of retail, high-net worth and commercial banking services.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

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Source:SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc.