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Announces New President & CEO, New Chief Banking Officer, and promotion of EVP, Enterprise Risk Management

MIDDLE GEORGIA (December 2021) - Planters First Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Eli Tinsley to Bank CEO, Dan Duchnowski to Chief Banking Officer, and Pamela Wheeler to EVP, Director of Enterprise Risk Management. Eli Tinsley, President & Chief Executive Officer Eli has 24 years of banking experience and most recently served as Bank President and Chief Banking Officer. Eli is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned his degree in Agricultural...



Announcement of Retirement

MIDDLE GEORGIA (December 2021) - Planters First Bank Announces the Retirement of their Director of Human Resources, Susan Wilson, and their Crisp/Dooly County Regional President, Carol Arflin. Susan Wilson, Director of Human Resources After 15 years of service, Susan Wilson, Director of HR of Planters First Bank has announced her retirement. Susan will retire on December 31, 2021. Susan is the wife of Brad Wilson and mother of two children. David Adams and Kendall Wilson....



Scams are one thing you don’t want to unwrap this holiday season.

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts, and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. Add to that this time of expanded use of online banking and the busy holiday shopping season, and the problem is only growing worse. It’s time to put scammers in their place! Online scams aren’t so scary when you know what to look for. And at Planters First Bank, we’re committed to helping you spot them as an extra layer of protection for your account....



2021-2022 November Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the 2021-2022 November Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools. This spotlight program is held in conjunction with the Pulaski County School System through their nomination and directional process on choosing the educator for the monthly spotlight that will run from September through April of each school year. Congratulations, Carrie Burnham, for being selected as this month’s Teacher Spotlight! Carrie Burnham is a Reading Intervention...



Upcoming Holiday Schedule

Dear Planters First Bank Family, During the holiday season, we wanted to take the time to thank you for your relationship with Planters First Bank. We celebrated 125 years in business this year. We would not have reached this significant milestone without our loyal customers. Planters First Bank strives to provide you with the most innovative and customer-friendly products and services. On behalf of the Board of Directors and Management, we wish you and your families a happy holiday...



Changes to USPS First-Class Delivery May Impact You

What's happening? Effective October 1, 2021, the United States Postal Service (USPS) revised its service for certain First-Class Mail items, resulting in a delivery window of up to five days. What that means for you: These changes may affect documents we send you, or you send to us, via mail—including monthly statements and payments, and other communications. For more information about the new USPS standards, view the USPS Fact Sheet. Here are some things you can do through...



Halloween 2021

Wishing you all a spooky, fun weekend! Halloween is always fun at Planters First Bank! Click here to see our team in their costumes.



Routine Maintenance Alert

Please note that outbound calls are currently being made to several of our customers due to routine maintenance. Please feel free to call our Solution Center at 833.PFB.TEL1 if you have any questions or concerns. To connect with our Solution Center please use the following: Call Toll-Free at (833) 732-8351 (833.PFB.TEL1), or complete the online form. Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:30 am until 5:00 pm Please Note: You can now submit documents...



Credit Card Special Offer

We are excited to announce that we will be offering a 0% Introductory APR on all new credit card accounts opened through the end of 2021! PERSONAL CREDIT CARD: GET 0% APR FOR 12 MONTHS ON PURCHASES, BALANCE TRANSFERS AND CASH ADVANCES WITH NEW CONSUMER CREDIT CARD ACCOUNTS. Beginning October 15, 2021 and will expire on December 31, 2021 0% introductory APR for the first 12 months on purchases and balance transfers from the date of account opening. After that the variable rate APR...



2021-2022 October Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the 2021-2022 October Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools. This spotlight program is held in conjunction with the Pulaski County School System through their nomination and directional process on choosing the educator for the monthly spotlight that will run from September through April of each school year. Congratulations, Jaclyn King, for being selected as this month’s Teacher Spotlight! Jaclyn King is a first-grade teacher at Pulaski...



Planters First Bank Earns BauerFinancial 5-Star Rating

Planters First Bank is proud to announce that it has secured a 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. “As the president of BauerFinancial, I am often asked what it takes to be a 5-Star bank,” reflects Karen Dorway, president of the research firm. “Like so many other things in life, success in banking boils down to knowledge....



Giveaway alert!

Bring on the cooler weather and college football! It’s not just a slogan we say…at Planters First Bank; we genuinely mean we are here to help you bank on the go! Try Video Banking today to be entered into a drawing to win a tailgating set that will have you ready for game day. For a chance to win: An entry requires connecting with a Solution Center Representative through Video Banking by Planters First Bank and asking questions about a service or conducting regular business through...



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