ANNISTON, AL (May 25, 2021) – Southern States Bank is pleased to announce that Adam Kessler has recently joined their Metro Atlanta office as senior vice president and commercial banking officer. Adam is responsible for leading the bank’s C&I lending initiative in the North Atlanta market.

With over 15 years of banking experience, most recently as senior vice president in commercial banking at Iberiabank in Atlanta, Adam specializes in middle market companies and facilitating new commercial relationships.  His focus is adding valuable solutions to help his commercial clients achieve their goals.

“We are honored Adam has joined our team,” said David Ridgeway, President of Metro Atlanta at Southern States Bank.  “This is a key expansion for the bank, and we are excited to have Adam leading our C&I efforts in the Atlanta market.”

Adam has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business from The University of Alabama.  He is a native of Alpharetta, GA and an active member of the community.  He currently serves on the Southeast Council of MedShare International, which is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people around the world by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need.

Adam Kessler