Williams interim president of Robins chamber
The Robins Regional Chamber board announced the selection of Steve Williams as interim president and CEO.
Williams assumed his duties Aug. 1.
He has served the chamber for many years as a board member, vice-chair of each of the committees, board chairman and chairman of the senior advisory board.
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Williams also has served as chairman of the Robins Regional Education Foundation.
Robins Federal adds two managers
Billie Herndon, Forsyth branch manager, and Melanie Weatherspoon, Log Cabin branch manager, have been announced as new additions to the team at Robins Federal Credit Union in Macon.
Herndon has 38 years of banking experience and has worked for several financial institutions in the Forsyth area.
She has been with Robins Federal for more than three years.
Weatherspoon has more than 15 years of banking experience and has been with Robins Federal for the past 12 years.Deidra Stewart of Coldwell Banker Commercial Eberhardt & Barry Inc. in Macon graduated from the emerging broker training program second in a class that had 50 agents from the U.S. who specialized in different areas. The program covers the key components of the commercial real estate industry.
Parker elected chair of Georgia CPA society
Terry Parker, CPA, has been elected the 2014-15 chairman of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Parker leads a membership of almost 14,000 CPAs across the state. He is a partner at Clifton, Lipford, Hardison & Parker LLC in Macon, has been a member of GSCPA since 1989. He holds CPA licenses in Georgia and Florida. Parker, a native of Statesboro, earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his master’s degree in taxation from the University of Georgia.
Hawkins joins American Pride Bank
Brian Hawkins has joined American Pride Bank as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Hawkins will oversee financial reporting, accounting, budgeting, regulatory reporting, investment management, payroll and asset/liability management.
He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance and has an MBA from Mercer University. His career bagan in 1989 in the management training program of Trust Company Bank of Rockdale County.
Faircloth selected for board
Morris Bank in Dublin added Phillip Faircloth to its board of directors.
Faircloth has served as the president and CEO of Farmers Home Furniture since 2005.
His career spans 33 years. Faircloth attended the University of Georgia and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is a native of Eastman and has made Dublin his home since 1981.
-- Angela Woolen