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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Brightlane Partners to Speak at De Novo Bank Conference in Atlanta

On September 14, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, Brightlane Partners will speak at the De Novo Conference at Cherokee Town and Country Club. The conference is for anyone seeking to invest in, organize…

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ServisFirst Bank Announces New Headquarters and Financial Center in Nashville

ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFBS), today announces their new Nashville headquarters and financial center.

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ServisFirst Bank South Carolina Moves Headquarters to Historic Cigar Factory

ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ: SFBS), celebrates its one-year anniversary in the South Carolina region and the expansion of its headquarters into the historic Cigar Factory in Charleston, South Carolina.