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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.



2021 Economic Impact Payment Information

Update Posted: March 22, 2021 Subject Line: 2021 Economic Impact Payment According to the IRS, the next batch of checks and debit cards are being mailed the week of March 22nd. Please continue to use the Get My Payment tool on the IRS website to track you stimulus payment. EIP Checks/Cards. Be on the lookout for paper checks that may be presented from the next round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP). IRS announced yesterday the next batch of checks and debit cards are being mailed...



Team Member Spotlight- Kristina Gibbs

Kristina Gibbs Warner Robins Market President What do you like most about your job? Being the Warner Robins Market President, it's my responsibility to grow our market and serve our existing customers so well they never want to leave. I like that we have the opportunity to guide our customers to many different solutions. Not getting the attention you deserve at your big bank? Planters. Need help during the unknown of COVID? Planters. Taking a leap and purchasing a business you've...



Gray Way has joined Banking Team

MIDDLE GEORGIA (February 22, 2021) - Planters First Bank is pleased to announce that Gray Way has joined our banking team as a Loan Officer/Portfolio Manager. Gray will be based in the Planters First Bank Macon Office located at 4361 Rivoli Drive Macon, GA 31210. Gray brings over 4 years of banking experience and a background in commercial underwriting, mortgage banking, and real estate to Planters First Bank. Gray recently served as a Real Estate Associate at Stronghill Capital in...



Evan Acres

We're a bank in the business of growing businesses. Each quarter, Planters 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 Evan Acres for being named 2020 Business Man of the Year during the 2020 Annual Awards hosted by The Perry Chamber. Evan Acres is the owner of...



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