Daily News: August 1, 2013

SouthCrest Bank Names New President

SouthCrest Financial Group announced that Eddie Wilson will be joining the company as president of SouthCrest Bank. Wilson will be replacing Doug Head, whose expertise will be further utilized as SouthCrest’s regional senior commercial officer.

“Eddie will be instrumental in crafting the long-term plan for SouthCrest Bank’s growth in the southern part of our footprint” said Kenneth H. Maloy. “We are extremely fortunate to be able to transition Doug’s leadership and skills to where they are most needed, and we are confident that Eddie’s prodigious experience in the area will continue to expand SouthCrest’s service to these communities.”

Eddie has 27 years of experience in community banking and leadership in Rome, Perry, and Macon. Most recently, he served as executive vice president of State Bank and Trust Company, and has held multiple leadership positions across North and Middle Georgia.