Atlantic Capital Bank announces the addition of veteran commercial banker Shannon Amos to assist with small business lending growth in the Northwest Georgia market. Mr. Amos serves as vice president and Business Banking officer working within the Dalton Thornton Avenue office.
Mr. Amos reports to Dalton Market Executive for Atlantic Capital, Kevin Brunson, who oversees the Commercial Banking division for the Northwest Georgia region. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Amos served as assistant vice president for Bank of America. He was also an owner and agent with Alfa Insurance. He brings over 15 years of experience in the financial and insurance industry with increasing responsibility, covering retail banking, credit underwriting, customer service and commercial banking.
“My experience as a business owner, banker and insurance underwriter has provided me with the expertise and insight to help customize innovative solutions to grow my clients businesses,” Mr. Amos said. “I’m passionate about serving my clients and community not only for today’s needs but also planning for sustainable growth for our next generation.”
According to Mr. Amos, one of the key reasons he joined Atlantic Capital is the bank’s strong reputation as a middle market and small business lender. In his new role, he will work with business clients with an annual revenue of $2 million plus in a broad spectrum of industries, including: manufacturing, wholesale, retail, distribution and construction.
“Shannon has a proven track record as a successful business leader and banker in Northwest Georgia,” Mr. Brunson said. “We are thrilled to have him join our team as we continue to expand our access to loans and capital to fit the needs of growing businesses in our region.”
Mr. Amos, an accomplished tennis player, earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Dalton State College. He is actively involved in numerous community service organizations including, the Alzheimer’s Foundation, Junior Achievement, United Way and several local food banks. He lives with his wife and three children in Chatsworth, Georgia.