November 14, 2017

Clay Lane Elected Chairman of Leadership Lee County


OPELIKA, AL (November 14, 2017) – Southern States Bank is pleased to announce that Clay Lane, Vice President and Commercial Lender, was recently elected Chairman of the Board of Leadership Lee County. Leadership Lee County is a program sponsored by the Auburn and Opelika Chambers of Commerce.  It seeks out, honors, educates, challenges and develops a select group of leaders who live or work in Lee County and have the potential to provide the leadership needed to solve problems of community and statewide significance.

Participants are selected on the basis of ability, have demonstrated interest in the community and potential for responsible and effective leadership.  The program begins each fall and continues monthly through May of the following year.  The monthly seminars highlight community issues and trends while incorporating professional development.  Leadership Lee County also gives participants the opportunity to hear from prominent leaders throughout the Lee County area.

The Board of Directors consists of 20 members with each serving a three year term. Clay was immediately asked to serve on the Board of Directors after graduation of the program in the summer of 2013 and is currently serving his second three year term.

“We are very proud of Clay’s accomplishment on being elected as Chairman of the Board for Leadership Lee County and privileged to have him on our team,” said Mark Chambers, Senior Executive Vice President and President of the Southeast region of Southern States Bank.  “Clay’s hard work and dedication are evident in everything he does from his community involvement to his leadership roles.”


Pictured Left to Right:  Coach Butch Thompson(AU Head Baseball Coach), Justin Murphy (inaugural recipient of The LLC Spirit Award), Lenzi Lane (LLC Executive Director) and Clay Lane (Chairman of the Board of LLC).