GAINESVILLE - Ron Quinn, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peach State Bank & Trust, announced Monday that Steven Pettit has been promoted to Banking Officer.<br />
Pettit began his career at Peach State in 2006, immediately after graduating from from Liberty University with a degree in Religion and Business. He started in the customer service department as a teller and has been working in the bank's accounting area since 2011. Pettit completed his ACH certification in the fall of 2013, has earned a Banking and Finance Diploma from the American Institute of Banking and will be a 2016 graduate of the Georgia Banking School.<br />
He and wife, Fancy reside in Gainesville with their two children, Asher, age 3 and Teegan, age 1. They are members of Lakewood Baptist Church, where Steven serves as a deacon minister and youth minister leader.<br />
"I am pleased to announce Steven's promotion," Quinn said. "He has been a true asset to our bank."<br />
About three dozen businesses from White County and the surrounding area showcased their services and the products they provide during the 2016 White County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo held Thursday.
The Flowery Branch City Council gave first reading approval to a rezoning request for a 7.1-acre tract on East Main Street that could lead to the construction of a 60-unit multi-family senior housing affordable-living complex.