Dan Speight, chief operating officer and vice chairman of Macon-based State Bank and Trust Co. and its holding company, State Bank Financial Corp. in Atlanta
Family: Wife, Robby Speight; sons Alex, 25, and Joseph, 30; granddaughter, Isabella, 4.
Education: Fullington Academy in Pinehurst, 1975; Georgia Southern College, bachelors in business administration, 1979; Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, 1982.
Personal interests: Speight enjoys playing golf. Hes had four hole-in-one shots. He also likes to read and spend time with his wife, who was his high school sweetheart. Weve grown up together, he said.
Favorite movie: He loves watching movies and his favorite is The Godfather. He also likes watching historical films.
Last book you read: Killing Kennedy by Bill OReilly
What do you like to cook: I do like to grill, he said. I have a smoker, and Ill cook ribs, wings, turkey or brisket.
Most unusual thing youve done: From his early 20s until his mid-30s, Speight played on slow-pitch softball leagues with teams that travelled on weekends. He played as an outfielder and later as a pitcher.
Pets: My wife has Buster, a yorkie.
What is the object or appliance you use most in your house: It would be my iPad or the computer. I watch a lot of TV on the iPad.