Welcome Brad Arnold


Brad Arnold

ANNISTON, Ala. (January 6, 2015) – Southern States Bank is pleased to announce that Bradford T. Arnold has joined the bank as President of Muscogee County, Columbus, GA. Brad will manage the new office for Southern States Bank located at 6003 Veterans Parkway, Suite 200 in Columbus, with future plans for a permanent location.

Prior to Brad joining Southern States Bank, he served as vice president, business banking principal relationship manager at Wells Fargo Bank where he managed a large loan and deposit portfolio. He also spent several years at Colonial Bank and SunTrust Bank as a commercial relationship manager where he was responsible for generating and maintaining a profitable loan and deposit portfolio.

“Brad is a well-respected banker in the Columbus market and we are fortunate he has joined our team “said Steve Whatley, Chairman, CEO and President of Southern States Bank. “Brad’s banking background and affiliation with local organizations is important as we move into the Columbus market.”

Brad graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He is a Board Member of the Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame, Peach Little League, Country Club of Columbus and serves on the advisory board of New Horizons Community Service Board.

Southern States Bank, The Common Sense Bank, is headquartered in Anniston, Alabama with offices in Birmingham, Opelika, Huntsville, Sylacauga, AL and Columbus, GA. Serving our local communities with bankers you know and trust, see why they call us The Common Sense Bank. Visit us at www.southernstatesbank.net.