Planters First Bank Announces Dan Duchnowski  has joined The Bank. 

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Planters First Bank (“PFB”) is pleased to announce that Dan Duchnowski will join the banking team as Chief Deposit Officer/Chief Marketing Officer. Duchnowski will be based in the Perry Office located at 1400 Sam Nunn Blvd.

Duchnowski comes from S&T Bank of Indiana, PA, where he currently serves as Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions Manager, and is responsible for core deposit growth, digital marketing, and online/mobile banking products. His prior experience includes Fidelity Bank, State Bank, ETRADE, TriState Capital Bank, and NetBank, where he led digital/online banking, treasury/cash management support, virtual banking/online banking, and digital marketing.

Commenting on the announcement, L Steve Bridges, President & CEO, said, “Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to us that will allow us to grow our markets while maintaining our reputation of quality service and products. We look forward to Dan joining our team and introducing him to our customers throughout our markets in Middle Georgia.”

Dan Speight, CEO, Planters First Bancorp, commented, “I am ecstatic to be working with Dan again. Dan will help take our existing robust treasury and cash management program to even higher levels by introducing additional products and services to our customers. In addition, I look forward to being able to use his customer care skills to make Planters First Bank the Best Community Bank in Middle Georgia.”

As part of the Planters First Bank team, Duchnowski will be responsible for the management of deposit growth and Treasury Management Services. He will provide additional support to our deposit strategies, online banking, marketing, and Treasury Management Service initiatives.

Duchnowski has been married to his wife, Melissa, for 16 years and has two sons, Parker (12) and Liam (9). He enjoys spending time with his family doing outside activities such as mountain bike riding, golf, tennis, swimming, and hiking. Although the Duchnowski family is new to our market, they are excited to get involved with the local community and church.

About Planters First Bank:
Founded in 1896, Planters First Bank, the 8th oldest financial institution in Georgia, is headquartered in Cordele, Georgia, and operates eight full-service locations throughout Middle Georgia. Follow us on Twitter @bankPFB and Facebook @PlantersFirstBank.

For additional information, contact:
Steve Bridges
President/Chief Executive Officer
910 Greer St.
Cordele, GA 31015

To Contact Dan:
Dan Duchnowski
Chief Deposit Officer/Chief Marketing Officer
1400 Sam Nunn Blvd.
Perry Ga. 31069