Jamie Langham joins PFB team

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) is pleased to announce that Jaime Langham has joined the Macon Banking Team as Vice President Commerical Lending. Jamie is a graduate of Macon State College and also played professional baseball with the Cincinnati Reds. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and college football. His favorite thing to do is spending time with his wife Laura and three-year-old daughter Emmy. Jamie brings extensive commercial banking experience from both the banks and credit...



Online Banking Update

We’re making improvements to PFB's online banking — helping you stay connected to your money, with added convenience and confidence. You’ll notice: An optimized experience Whether you access online banking from a desktop, tablet or smartphone — the experience will adapt to your device —and include touch-enabled capabilities. Improved navigation and functionality Our new, more intuitive navigation and design will provide simpler access to key features, making...



PFB names Steve Bridges as President and CEO

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Louis Steve Bridges as President and CEO. “I am honored and excited to begin my role as President and CEO of PFB,” said Bridges. “We have a firm foundation and are well-positioned for continued growth and success. PFB has been a great place to work for the past 13 years and I look forward to serving our customers, employees and shareholders as we move forward.” Bridges began his banking career at...



SecurLOCK Equip App, the power to protect is in the palm of your hand.

The SecurLOCK™ Equip App provides PFB cardholders with the ability to control how, when and where their new Discover® debit cards are used. Simply use the app to turn your card on or off in real time as needed. Or customize your card by setting permissions. Experience the ultimate spending control and peace of mind that comes with SecurLOCK™ Equip App. Download it today, search for SecurLOCK Equip in your app store. To learn more contact your local PFB branch for...



Pam Wheeler joins PFB team

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) announced today that Pam Wheeler has joined the PFB team as Vice President and Director of Deposit Operations. Wheeler has over 38 years of banking experience and most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at SunMark Community Bank in Hawkinsville. Commenting on the announcement, Kimberly Dockery, Chief Administrative Officer of PFB, stated, “Pam brings extensive knowledge and experience to the PFB team. We’re excited to have her on board and...



Rusty Slade Completes Graduate School of Banking at LSU

Rusty Slade, Group Vice President and Director of Information Technology of PFB, is among the 185 bankers receiving graduation diplomas on June 1, 2018 from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. This three-year program provides courses covering all aspects of banking, economics and related subjects. Students traveled from twenty-two states and Mexico to participate in this session. Sponsored by 15 southern state bankers’ associations in cooperation with the...



PFB unveils upgrades to bankPFB.com

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) announced that it has recently upgraded its website, bankPFB.com. The newly upgraded website features many improvements, including the following: A vibrant and fresh new look Responsive design that is viewable on any device (desktop, phone or tablet) Easy navigation that allows our customers to better access our services Ability to access PFB’s newsletters and to have them delivered to your inbox Access to our blog...



William Charles Hurt Jr. joins PFB team

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) announced today that William Charles Hurt, Jr., has joined PFB team as Assistant Vice President and banker in the Cordele Main location. Hurt has over 20 years of sales and management experience with his last three years as Assistant Branch Manager of Regions Bank in Cordele. Commenting on the announcement, Eli Tinsley, Cordele Market President of PFB stated “William brings a tremendous positive sprit and desire to deliver the absolute best customer...



Are You Ready For Your New PFB DISCOVER® DEBIT CARD?

We are launching an exciting new debit card program that combines PFB’s commitment to superior service for our customers with the innovative offerings that only Discover® can bring. During a phased rollout, over the next few months, we will issue the new PFB debit card powered by Discover Debit, Discover’s signature debit program. Designed with you in mind. Do more with the new Discover Debit card. No hidden fees Faster than checks, safer than cash Tighter control of...