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 />
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
For the first time in the history of Georgia's technical colleges, a school has back-to-back winners of the coveted Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.