BankSouth Mortgage Strategically Grows Brand

Staff Report

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

BankSouth Mortgage announced it has made strategic hires to grow its team across Georgia. In Q4 of 2022, BankSouth Mortgage welcomed quality leadership and lenders to its team. BankSouth Mortgage’s CEO, Kim Nelson, stated, " Being a good employer and serving our customers is a priority. Our leadership team believes this is the perfect time to grow and expand our product offering strategically. Often, industry disruption brings opportunity, which allows us to strengthen and grow our brand. I am confident that we will continue to thrive and positively impact the lives of our customers and our employees."

Mac Cregger joined BankSouth Mortgage in late December 2022 as Senior Vice President of Retail Production and Strategic Growth. Mac is an experienced industry veteran with over 20 years of leadership experience. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge, and he enjoys partnering with loan officers to grow their volume and optimize the customer experience. Nelson shared, “With the addition of Mac to the BankSouth Mortgage leadership team, we are well-positioned to grow our sales teams and expand our product offerings. Mac will continue to foster a culture of excellence and innovation, providing a best-in-class experience for our employees and customers."

 ankSouth Mortgage is pleased to share the addition of nine new Loan Officers who have joined branches across Georgia. Shaun Hannifin and Katy Nelson joined our Gwinnett Branch; our Buckhead Branch welcomed Rick Fantucci and Chris Philmon; Stuart Smith joined our Milton Branch; In Savannah, Ivy Eilerman joined us as VP, Producing Production Manager along with loan officers Katie Patronis, and Aaron Sharp. Additionally, Rickey Powell opened our new branch in Tifton. BankSouth Mortgage has fourteen physical locations in Georgia and South Carolina; we proudly serve customers throughout Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

"We have a team of resolute and knowledgeable salespeople at BankSouth Mortgage. It brings great satisfaction when we add another talented loan officer and help them elevate their career to new heights. BankSouth Mortgage is committed to providing an environment that allows our team members to thrive and realize their full potential." says Mac Cregger, SVP of Retail Production and Strategic Growth.