GAINESVILLE - Ron Quinn, President & CEO, Peach State Bank & Trust, Gainesville, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA) as Member at Large.
Nominations for the 2015-2016 CBA Board of Directors were announced and approved at CBA’s 47th Annual Meeting & Trade Show, held recently in Savannah. Quinn's term begins October 1.
The CBA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving community banks throughout Georgia for over 45 years to enhance their profitability and growth. Founded in 1969 by a group of Georgia community bankers, the CBA is the state's only advocate working solely for the interests of community banks and their customers. The CBA was formed to protect the political interests of locally-owned community banks and today represents 180 community banks and nearly 200 associate member companies. The Association offers services in four distinct areas, which include political affairs, education, products & services and networking.
Board members are selected from ten divisions across the state of Georgia, ensuring all Georgia community banks are equally represented. Board members are elected to a one-year term which begins October 1st of each year. During the course of the year, Directors will be involved in a number of items on behalf of the CBA membership, such as responding to proposed rules and regulations from the various regulatory agencies, reviewing numerous products & services which will benefit the community banking industry as well as consumers, and weighing in on proposed legislation.