Business View Magazine | Volume 8, Issue 9

133 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 8, ISSUE 9 PLANTERS FIRST BANK Good stewards of wealth P lanters First Bank is the eighth oldest financial institution in Georgia. Founded in 1896, with headquarters in Cordele, they currently operate eight full-service locations throughout the state with more than $365 million in total assets. Through a history of name changes and consolidations, their operations have become uniformly structured to ensure efficiency and growth, with the vision of being the best community bank for Middle Georgia. Today, their reputation today is driven by the exceptional services, returns, and opportunities they offer for their customers, team members, and shareholders and by a set of core values that directs the institution’s focus on accountability and ethics in the communities it serves. “We’ve been deeply rooted in Middle Georgia for 125 years,” says President & Chief Banking Officer, Eli Tinsley. “We’re committed to helping our clients obtain their aspirations and dreams. We’re predominantly a family-owned bank, and that implies trust AT A GLANCE PLANTERS FIRST BANK WHAT: Progressive, locally-owned community bank serving Middle Georgia WHERE: Headquarters in Cordele, Georgia WEBSITE: