Approval of De Novo Bank: Loyal Trust Bank, Johns Creek, Georgia
Johns Creek, GA — Today the Department of Banking and Finance, State of Georgia approved the de novo community bank charter of Loyal Trust Bank, In Organization (“I.O.”). Subject to the granting of deposit insurance by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Loyal Trust Bank, I.O. is expected to open no later than year-end 2019 with … Continued
Business Group Files For Approval as Loyal Trust Bank
Johns Creek, GA — A group of local business professionals filed on Monday, March 11, 2019 with the FDIC and the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance for a new bank charter in the Atlanta, Metro area.
Atlanta Business Chronicle: At least five new banks planned in Georgia
Brightlane Partners Managing Director Chris Johnson provided comments in a May 18, 2018 article from the Atlanta Business Chronicle on the increase in de novo bank applications in the state of Georgia.
American Banker: De novo field widens with S.C. group’s application
Brightlane Partners Owner and Managing Director Chris Johnson provided comments in a June 8, 2017 article from the American Banker on the expanding interest in de novo bank formations stemming from a new application in Charleston, South Carolina.
Brightlane Founder Presented Lifetime Achievement Award by TAG FinTech
Brightlane Co-Founder T. Stephen Johnson was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award and inducted into the Technology Association of Georgia FinTech Hall of Fame at the 2017 TAG FinTech GA Symposium.
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Plans filed for Georgia’s first new bank since 2008
Brightlane Partners Owner and Managing Director Chris Johnson provided comments in a January 13, 2017 article from the Atlanta Business Chronicle about the creation of Georgia’s first new bank since 2008. Brightlane developed the application and business plan of the Bank with assistance from its organizers.
American Banker: Bank Planned in Market Once Known as Industry’s ‘Ring of Death’
The American Banker published an article written by Jackie Stewart with contributions from Lalita Clozel on December 16, 2016 titled “Bank Planned in Market Once Known as Industry’s ‘Ring of Death'”. This article features Brightlane Partners client Pacific Metro Bank.
Brightlane Partners Adds Nancy LaFoy As Managing Director
Brightlane Partners today announces the addition of Nancy LaFoy as a Managing Director. Nancy brings nearly 40 years of experience in banking to the firm.
An Announcement Regarding the Passing of Co-Founder T. Stephen Johnson
We at Brightlane Partners have a heavy heart after our Co-Founder and Sr. Managing Director T. Stephen “Steve” Johnson died from complications with squamous cell skin cancer at the age of 66 on September 21, 2016.