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Voting has started for the Macon Telegraph Best of the Best 2021

It’s that time of the year again! We are humbled to be nominated again this year for Best Financial Institution. This is a great way to show your support for all of your favorite local businesses! You can vote once per day through June 6th! Thank you for your continued support. We appreciate your vote for Planters First Bank for Best Financial Institution! Click one (or both) of the links below to vote for your favorite business in the Macon and Warner Robins...



Greg Turton from Southern FiberWorx

Our leadership team is made up of experienced and local professionals ready to get to know you, your family, and your business. We use a dedicated approach to become not simply your bank, but your partner. Check out our latest commercial with Greg Turton from Southern FiberWorx. Greg and the Southern FiberWorx team is adding great value in Crisp County, GA and surrounding areas. About Southern FiberWorx: Southern Fiber Worx is a Fiber Optic Internet Service Provider specializing in...



Whitney Davis graduates from the Georgia Banking School

Whitney Davis, Portfolio Manager with Planters First Bank, has graduated from the Georgia Banking School. The graduation ceremony took place May 7, 2021 at the Georgia Center’s UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens, Ga. Carol Arflin, Crisp/Dooly Regional President with Planters First Bank, comments, “We are so proud of Whitney for continuing to grow her leadership skills and becoming a well-rounded banker. We are excited she a part of the graduating class of 2021. GBA Banking...



Team Member Spotlight- Clay Corbitt

Clay Corbitt SVP Regional President Bibb/Houston/Peach What is your job in 25 words or less? My primary job is to serve our customers. I am honored that someone would trust me and us to steward their financial resources. I strive to offer support, encouragement, and counsel that is invested in the success of our customers. What do you like most about your job? My favorite part of the job hasn't changed in 19 years. People have dreams and needs that I, alone, cannot make a...



Customer Appreciation Day held on April 30, 2021

It was our honor and a true pleasure to serve and treat so many friendly faces today at our Cordele Banking Center’s Customer Appreciation Day! All of us here at Planters First Bank are proud of our 125-year banking legacy and are even more excited about our future. We are always looking for ways to make your community banking experience the best it can be! Give us the opportunity to show you why banking with us makes sense. Click here to view more pictures from this event.



Rusty Slade completes South GeorgiaLEADS

April 2021 (Moultrie) – South Georgia recognized 32 committed leaders who are dedicated to the economic success and welfare of the region last week with the graduation of the most recent class of South GeorgiaLEADS. The 2020-2021 class represents 14 counties of the 21-county region and are united in a shared desire to the future growth of Southwest Georgia. Among this group of graduates is Rusty Slade, EVP Chief Information Officer of Planters First Bank. Slade has dedicated 20+ years...



Briley Edwards and Amie Jones have joined our banking team.

MIDDLE GEORGIA (April 27, 2021) - Planters First Bank is pleased to announce that Briley Edwards and Amie Jones have joined our banking team. Briley has been hired as Vice President, Senior Credit Analyst and will work in our Cordele office. Amie has been hired as Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Manager and will work in our Perry Office. Briley brings 17 years of banking experience and a background in commercial underwriting, commercial lending, and loan review to Planters First...



Mini Dixie Donuts

We're a bank in the business of growing businesses. Each quarter, Planters First Bank recognizes customers who have chosen to partner with us to help make their business goals a reality. Customer service isn't an afterthought; it's at the core of everything we do. Our goal is to help you succeed - because when you succeed, we succeed. Congratulations to Mini Dixie Donuts on your One Year Anniversary! Kristina Gibbs, Warner Robins, Market President comments, “Mini...



Podcast Feature: Innovating During COVID

Dan Duchnowski from Planters First Bank on "How COVID has changed the way community banks approach marketing and digital banking." Link to iTunes Link to Spotify



Planters First Bank Announces New Personal Checking Accounts & Improved Website

MIDDLE GEORGIA (April 5, 2021) - Planters First Bank is excited to announce the launch of its new website and improved Checking accounts on April 5th. The new website features a fresh new look and easy access to important features and content. The website's specific changes include easier and more convenient access to multiple banking portals such as online banking, credit cards as well as reaching our Solution Center. It also features a quick link to Video Banking and Planters Perks offered...



Team Member Spotlight- Jason Lord

Jason C. Lord Perry Market President What do you like most about your job? I get to share Monday-Friday with some of the best people in the world and help clients reach their personal and business goals. Creating relationships that extend beyond banking is what I take the most pride in. Tell us a little about yourself. I'm a neat-freak, sports enthusiast, with slightly bad vision that gets a haircut every other Friday, who rarely meets a stranger, and prefers grocery...



Website changes are coming in April!

Planters First Bank is excited to annouce website improvements and new features coming April 5, 2021: New website address, www.bankplanters.com A vibrant and fresh new look Responsive design that is viewable on any device (desktop, phone or tablet) Easy navigation that allows our customers to better access our digital banking services We hope you take some time to browse our new site after launch and learn more about what Planters First Bank can offer.



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