“These promotions come because of continued dedicated service to Southern Heritage Bank. It is an exciting day when individuals get recognized for loyal service over a period of time,” said Lee Stewart, president and CEO. “I am extremely proud of our staff. They are the primary difference between Southern Heritage Bank and other banks.”
“The Directors are pleased to congratulate these ladies on their accomplishments,” said Len Graham, chairman of the board. “The employees of Southern Heritage Bank are the reason for the success we have achieved.”
Virginia Kibble joined Southern Heritage in November 1998 as senior vice president and cashier. Kibble is responsible for deposit operations of the bank. Kibble had more than 18 years of extensive banking experience prior to joining Southern Heritage. She graduated magna cum laude from Tennessee Wesleyan with a bachelor of applied science in accounting. She also is a graduate of the School for Bank Administration in Madison, Wis.
Cheryl Bailey joined Southern Heritage Bank in January 2006 as a staff accountant. Bailey is a 1997 graduate of Lee University where she earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting. Bailey had more than nine years of previous banking experience, specializing in accounting, prior to joining Southern Heritage.
Tiffany Williams joined Southern Heritage Bank in October 2008 as an internal auditor where she had the overall responsibilities of the auditing department. Williams currently serves on the information security, technology and wellness committees. Williams is a 2004 graduate of The University of Georgia with a bachelor of business administration in risk management and insurance. Prior to joining Southern Heritage, Williams had three years banking experience as an internal auditor/commercial credit analyst.
Southern Heritage Bank opened for business in April 1999 and operates three full-service banking offices in Bradley County. For more information about Southern Heritage Bank, visit the website at www.southernheritagebank.com.