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Team Member Spotlight- Eli Tinsley

Hometown: Homerville, Ga --- Clinch County Tell us a little bit about your family: Those close to me know I'm compassionate about my family and my Planters Bank team. The older I get, I tend to show that side more and more. My son, William came into the world 4 years ago with tremendous concerns after having a stroke in utero. Thanks to the power of prayers, God healed the damage. My daughter, Julia came 2 years later. Julia is the typical daddy’s girl and William is mama’s boy....



Jim Marshall from Southern Bridle Farms

We're a bank in the business of growing businesses. 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. About Southern Bridle Farms: Southern Bridle Farms includes two premier locations in Perry, GA for weddings, receptions, or special events. These properties...



Planters First Bank is celebrating its 125th Anniversary!

It was 1896, Grover Cleveland was President, William Yates Atkinson was Governor and the first chartered location of Planters First Bank was officially opened in Hawkinsville. The capital, deposits, and banking team grew as the Bank survived two world wars, the depression, recession, and bad crop years. During the Great Depression, the Bank kept its doors open while banks here and across the nation were failing. After this, the Bank continued to merge and acquire banks across...



Planters First Bank announces partnership with 13WMAZ

Planters First Bank has partnered with 13WMAZ to promote our customers, our bankers, and our capabilities to viewers throughout Middle Georgia. This partnership with 13WMAZ, as one of the leading tv stations in Middle GA, features several commercials that highlight our business customers such as Jim Marshall from Southern Bridle Farms and our dedicated commercial bankers. Since we value our customer relationships, we have decided to highlight their businesses through this medium....



Groundhog Day-How to avoid repeating money mistakes over and over again.

Since 1840, each February legendary weather forecasting groundhog Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his winter burrow in Pennsylvania. If it's a sunny day and he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. But, if it's a cloudy day and Phil does not see his shadow, an early spring is on the way. This strange holiday inspired a 1993 rom-com film about a TV weather reporter named Phil (played by actor Bill Murray) who gets trapped in a time warp and has to unbearably...



Dr. Johnny Bembry

Dr. Johnny Bembry Bembry Veterinary Clinic, Owner/Veterinarian 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 Dr. Johnny Bembry for being selected for the 2020 DISTINGUISHED...



Introducing Video Banking

Planters First Bank Introduces Video Banking and Reinforces its Commitment to Technology with a Personal Touch. Planters First Bank announces the launch of its new Video Banking solution. Planters First Bank in collaboration with POP i/o is the first financial institution in Georgia to offer this POP i/o video solution to its customers and prospects. Video Banking offers the perfect combination of technology and personal local service. Until now, the technology introduced within the...



Planters Bank in on Get-Out-The-Vote Campaign

Planters Bank is joining with other banks across Georgia participating in Georgia Banker Democracy Days, a campaign by the Georgia Bankers Association to encourage Georgians to vote this fall. "We are thankful to the Georgia Bankers Association for the opportunity to team up with them to promote Georgia Bankers Democracy Days through our commitment to the communities that we serve. We at Planters Bank honor and respect the right to vote as citizens. We encourage our communities...



Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Planters Bank announced its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy. The Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations, and individuals committed to this year’s Cybersecurity...



Houston County School District

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 Houston County School District, for being Named Georgia’s Best Employer. Planters First Bank is proud of everything Houston County...



Planters Bank Announces New Leadership in their Legacy Markets

Planters Bank is pleased to announce their new Management Team in the Pulaski, Wilcox, Crisp, Dooly, Ben Hill, Irwin and surrounding counties in Georgia. Under the direction of Eli Tinsley, President, Chief Banking Officer the following individuals have been selected to lead these important markets for Planters Bank: Tim Wynne, Regional President Tim joined Planters Bank in 2000, and during his tenure he has built upon the bank’s strong reputation in the Hawkinsville Market. Due to...



Planters First Bank Announces New Leadership in the Middle Georgia Market

Planters Bank is pleased to announce their new Management Team in the Houston, Bibb and Peach Counties of Middle Georgia. The following individuals have been selected to lead the growth markets of Planters Bank into the future along with Eli Tinsley, Bank President, Chief Deposit Officer. Clay Corbitt, Regional President Clay joined Planters Bank in February 2013. Through hard work and determination, he has built a strong presence for the bank in Warner Robins. Due to his tremendous...



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