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    A brand-new bank marketing conference on St. Simons Island!

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Jan. 24, 2020:
Banker-Mayor Matt Donaldson’s Mayberry lifestyle and public service journey, how to track legislation during session, sign up available for human trafficking awareness campaign and more.

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January 2020:
Don't miss the 2020 Legislative/Economic Forum & Reception, Analyzing Personal Cash Flow & Tax Returns seminar Jan. 29, Georgia BankPAC Clay Shooting Tournament and more.

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Marketing Conference
The brand-new GBA Marketing Conference is April 2-3 on St. Simons Island. Check out the agenda and joint sessions with Bank Security Conference.

Legislative
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Jan. 17, 2020:
Published weekly when the Georgia General Assembly is in session, this is the most comprehensive guide to banking issues in play at the Gold Dome. See the current edition here.

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Member Profile

Matt Donaldson, assistant vice president/controller for Durden Banking Company, Inc., and mayor of Twin City, has spent his entire career with his hometown bank. Like many young people from small towns, Donaldson hoped to move to a big city after college. As fate would have it, at the same time he secured a job offer in Atlanta, the bank where he had worked part-time for years offered him a full-time position. "At this point, I had to choose what sort of lifestyle I wanted for the long-term. I decided I wanted a small-town life and have not looked back. I can live in my hometown, help my local community and live a Mayberry-like lifestyle. It was the best decision of my life," he said. Donaldson discusses how past tumultuous financial conditions in Twin City drew him to public service, the importance of greeting your customers by name, getting involved with GBA’s government relations efforts and more in his GBA Member Profile.

See the archive of GBA Member Profiles here.


GBA Endorses Agent Credit Card Program by ServisFirst Bank

GBA is pleased to announce its endorsement of the agent credit card program offered by ServisFirst Bank. ServisFirst currently issues cards for 90 community banks in the country, including many that have recently converted from other agent card programs. Through the program, GBA members will be able to issue credit cards to their customers, both commercial and retail, with their bank’s logo. The GBA Services Inc. board of directors recently approved the endorsement citing ServisFirst’s innovative product offerings, customer service and transparency on pricing. ServisFirst provides a simple, straightforward program that includes credit card marketing and portfolio management services at no cost to the bank. Find out more here…