SSB Hires Max Coblentz



 ANNISTON, AL (January 22, 2020) – Southern States Bank is pleased to announce that Max Coblentz has recently joined their Opelika, Alabama office as vice president and commercial banking officer. Max will be responsible for growing and originating new depository and commercial loan relationships, primarily in the Lee County market.

With over 13 years of banking experience in commercial lending and business banking, Max joins Southern States Bank from ServisFirst Bank where he served the last several years as a commercial lender.  Max also spent several years at USAmeriBank and BB&T where he served in the capacity of commercial lending and underwriting, in addition to relationship management.

“We are excited and honored Max has joined our team in Lee County, “said Mark Chambers, president of Southern States Bank.  “With Max’s commercial and business banking experience, coupled with his relationship management skills, he was a natural fit to join our team in Lee County.”

Max Coblentz has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Auburn University.  He received the Spirit of Colonial Award, South Alabama Portfolio Manager of the Year, was active in Leadership Lee County and is currently the Sigma Nu Fraternity, Alumni Advisor and House Corporation President and the First Presbyterian Church of Opelika, Deacon and Treasurer.