“It is a great pleasure to reward individuals who have proven themselves valuable through loyal, dedicated service to Southern Heritage Bank. These ladies have distinguished themselves by setting the example for providing exemplary service,” said Lee Stewart, president and CEO.
“The entire board of directors recognizes that bank employees are our greatest resource and that the service they provide to our customers is the primary reason for the bank’s success. The board congratulates these ladies who exemplify our mission statement and serve our customers as we would want to be served,” said Len Graham, chairman of the board.
Martin joined Southern Heritage Bank in March 1999 as a teller. Since her employment, Martin has held various positions, including loan operations assistant. She was promoted to loan operations officer in January 2003 with responsibility for the loan operations department. Martin currently serves on the information security and technology committees. She also serves as secretary for various bank committees. She graduated magna cum laude from Lee University in 2000 with a bachelor’s in accounting.
Taylor also joined Southern Heritage in March 1999 as an operations assistant and was instrumental in helping establish the bookkeeping/proof department. She is currently the deposit operations officer responsible for the bookkeeping/proof Department. Taylor currently serves on the information security and technology committees and has had more than six years of previous banking experience in bookkeeping, customer service, mortgage loans and as a teller, prior to joining Southern Heritage Bank. She is a graduate of Bradley Central High School.
Murray joined Southern Heritage Bank in January 2002 as a teller. Murray was promoted to dustomer service representative in May 2006 and also provides back-up CSR coverage at the two branch offices when needed. Murray began her 47-year banking career at Cleveland National Bank in the proof department and throughout her career has worked in data entry, bookkeeping, accounting, commercial vault and as a head teller.
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.southernheritage bank.com.