ANNISTON, AL (June 14, 2021) – Southern States Bank is pleased to announce that Will Conoly has recently joined their Newnan, Georgia office as Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking officer. He will be responsible for growing and originating new deposit and commercial loan relationships, primarily in the West Georgia market.

With over 17 years of banking experience specializing in relationship banking and commercial lending, Will joins Southern States Bank from United Bank where he served the last 12 years as Vice President, Commercial Banker. He managed a large commercial portfolio and consistently achieved and exceeded his business development goals helping to grow the bank’s portfolio. 

“We are excited and honored Will has joined our team,” said Brett Johnston, President of Coweta & Fayette Counties.  “With Will’s commercial lending and business development experience, coupled with his community involvement, he is a natural fit to our team in Newnan.”

Will has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Georgia Collage and State University. He is also a 2016 graduate from the LSU School of Banking.  He serves on the Board of Bridging the Gap Community Outreach in Newnan and holds multiple leadership positions at the First United Methodist Church in Newnan.  He served as Chairman on the Coweta Community Foundation and is a current Executive Board member of the Flint River Council Boy Scouts of America.

Will Conoly