In November of 2009, Mr. Hall joined American Pride Bank and American Bancorp, Inc. as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director.
Mr. Hall has been in the banking industry for over thirty six years. Mr. Hall spent fifteen years with regional and super-regional banks, including tenure as Senior Vice President of Bank of America in Atlanta. In 2001, Hall entered community banking as Chief Credit Officer and Senior Lending Officer for Cornerstone Bank in Atlanta. He left that position in March of 2003 to become Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of First National Bank West Metro, headquartered in Paulding County. In January 2004, he became President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of First National Bank West Metro, as well as a director of West Metro Financial Services, Inc., the bank’s holding company. First National Bank West Metro was sold in August 2005 to First Horizon Bank, where Mr. Hall remained for a year as Senior Vice President, West (Atlanta) Region Executive. Hall was an organizer, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Choice Community Bank, a de novo bank chartered in west metropolitan Atlanta in April of 2007. Mr. Hall returned to his hometown of Macon in 2009 to join American Pride Bank. During his working career, Mr. Hall has been actively involved in the community and has served numerous civic and charitable organizations.
Mr. Hall currently serves on the boards of the American Bankers Association, the 21st Century Partnership and Idle Hour Country Club; he recently completed service on the boards of the Georgia Bankers Association (Past Chairman), and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce; he served on American Bankers Association’s Government Relations Administrative Committee, and currently serves on ABA’s Membership Council; he is a member of the GBA Community Bank Committee and GBA BankPAC board, Macon Civic Club, Leadership Macon 2011, and Turning Point Community Church. In his time spare time, Mr. Hall enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, golfing, and playing tennis. Mr. Hall resides in Macon with his wife Stephanie and they have three children.
Mr. Flowers was involved in the organization of American Pride Bank starting in mid-2007. The Glynn County native graduated in 1988 from Presbyterian College with a double major in Business Administration and Psychology. In 1994 he graduated from the GBA’s Georgia Banking School, where he returned as the Intermediate Class Advisor for several years. Flowers has experience in almost all facets of banking but specializes in commercial lending and retail banking administration. He is a Cohen-Brown certified instructor for Extraordinary Sales Leadership, Proactive Relationship Banking, and Breakthrough B2B Banking. Next year he will celebrate his 40th year in banking serving the Middle Georgia region at Synovus, Bank South, Bank of American, SunTrust, and Robins Financial Credit Union. As Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for American Pride Bank, Mr. Flowers oversees all lending and credit functions, the retail staff, information technology, human resources, and facilities.
During his career, Mr. Flowers has been actively involved in the community and has served on numerous civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Flowers currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Houston County Volunteer Medical Clinic. In his spare time, he enjoys the beach, travel, movies, music, and cooking.