Saturday November 28th, 2015 5:08PM

Peach State Bank & Trust named a top performer by banking magazine

By Staff
IGAINESVILLE - CBA Independent Banker, the award-winning magazine of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), has recognized Peach State Bank & Trust in Gainesville as an ICBA Top Performer in its June issue. Peach State's recognition is based on its earnings for operational efficiencies throughout 2013.<br /> <br /> "Whether it's a small community bank serving a rural area or a large community bank servicing a metro and suburban area, you'll find they operate with the same focus by always putting their customers and communities first," said Chris Lorence, ICBA executive vice president and chief marketing officer. "Peach State Bank & Trust knows their local market and they thrive because of that expertise. We commend Peach State for its ongoing dedication, enthusiasm and devotion to the banking industry."<br /> <br /> "Peach State is pleased to be recognized as an ICBA Top Performer," said Ron Quinn, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peach State Bank & Trust. "As a proud member of the Gainesville community, we credit our loyal local customers and dedicated employees for our success. We look forward to serving the unique needs of our community and helping it grow and prosper in the years to come."<br /> <br /> To see the ICBA Top Performers listings, read the article "The Best of the Best" on ICBA Independent Banker's website at
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