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Meet Our Team

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David Dorsett, Commercial Lending Manager

David Dorsett joined Fidelity Bank in February 2014 as the Commercial Lending Manager. David has over 27 years of experience in Commercial and Retail Banking, where he previously served as the Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at the Bank of North Georgia. David earned his B.B.A. in Finance at the University of Georgia. David resides in Alpharetta, Georgia.
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Jamie Tallent, Regional Commercial Executive

Jamie is a senior banking executive with over 20 years experience including loan/deposit operations, credit, treasury, branch management, and retail/commercial lines of business. He received his B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Mercer University, Stetson School of Business and Economics and graduated from the GBA Banking School from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. Jamie is very involved in the community through organizations including Georgia Bankers Association, Rotary Club of Gilmer County, Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce, Development Authority of Gilmer County, Downtown Merchants Association of Ellijay. Jamie is the Regional Commercial Executive for 10 branches in on the south side of metro Atlanta. Jamie resides in Peachtree City.
Jamie.Tallent@lionbank.com

 

Bart Straughn, Senior Commercial Lender

Bart is a senior banking executive with over 35 years of experience in the Jacksonville, Florida market.  He graduated from University of South Florida with degrees in Finance and Management.    He has completed extensive executive and  professional training including RMA Commercial Lending, Principle Centered Leadership, and Stop At Nothing.  Bart serves on the Florida Theatre Board of Directors and is the Chairman of the Administrative Council for his church.  He has been married 35 years to his wife, raised three daughters and now has four grandsons.
Bart.Straughn@lionbank.com
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Andrew Akin

Andy has over 21 years of commercial banking experience focused on family-owned businesses in Metro Atlanta.  He received a BS in Accounting from the University of Alabama.  He resides in Kennesaw, GA.
Andrew.Akin@lionbank.com
 
   
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Nicole Bellmann

Nicole Bellmann has over 13 years of experience in banking. Nicole has served as a Member and Chair of Development for the Frazer Center’s Board of the Directors and as a Member and Treasurer for the Board of Directors of the Callanwolde Foundation. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a Minor in French.
Nicole.Bellmann@lionbank.com
 
Joe Borchardt

Joe Borchardt

Joe has over 12 years of financial experience and has held several roles in banking including Underwriter, Licensed Personal Banker, Business Banker, Relationship Manager, and Commercial Banker. He specializes in assisting healthcare, manufacturing and wholesale businesses with their commercial lending needs. Joe attended College of DuPage and Devry and is a member of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce.
Joe.Borchardt@lionbank.com
 
Jennifer Clifton

Jennifer Clifton

Jennifer has over 33 years of banking experience. She is responsible for cultivating new and managing existing client relationships. Jennifer resides in Cumming, Ga. 
Jennifer.Clifton@lionbank.com
 
Phillip Edwards

Phillip Edwards

15 years of banking experience in Commercial, Consumer, and Investments. Over 10 years focusing on Commercial lending, cash management, and treasury needs.  Focus on C& I industries.  BBA from North Ga College and State University. 
Phillip.Edwards@lionbank.com
 
Marlon Evans

Marlon Evans

Marlon is a Commercial Banker with over 18 years of commercial and retail mortgage experience. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. He has spent his career in the Fayette County area and is a member of the Mid-Georgia Home Builders Association and Former Member of the Fayette County Board of Realtors. Marlon lives in Peachtree City.
Marlon.Evans@lionbank.com
 
Marc Fawcett

Marc Fawcett

Marc.Fawcett@lionbank.com



 
David Fentress

David Fentress

David Fentress has over 24 years of banking experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida State University. Previously, David has served on The Boys and Girls Club of Martin County Board of Directors, The Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta Board of Directors, and the Peachtree Heights East Neighborhood Board as President. He also served as an Honorary Board Member for the Georgia Special Olympics.
David.Fentress@lionbank.com
 
C. Lynn Gable

C. Lynn Gable

Lynn has over 40 years of corporate and retail banking experience in the southern and western metro Atlanta regions. He also serves as the Assistant Adjutant General and Commanding General of the Alabama Army National Guard with the rank of Major General. He received his Bachelor and Master of Business Administration from the University of West Georgia. Additionally, he received a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Lynn resides in Peachtree City with his wife, Sheila.
Lynn.Gable@lionbank.com
 
Jamey Hodges

Jamey Hodges

Jamey has over 26 years of banking experience and has held various positions including Branch Manager, Business Banker and Market President.  He received his BBA from the University of North Florida in 1994.  Jamey is very involved with numerous community organizations including the Baker County Chamber of Commerce serving as a Board of Director and Past President, Treasurer and board member for the Baker County Little League and Treasurer and member of the Baker County Camp of the Gideons International.
Jamey.Hodges@lionbank.com
 
Sherri Lathan

Sherri Lathan

Sherri Lathan has over 22 years of banking experience in Metro Atlanta area and earned a BA in Economics from Spelman College. She is actively involved in several civic organizations and serves as Education Chairperson for Risk Management Association, Atlanta Chapter.
Sherri.Lathan@lionbank.com
 
Lisa Lawrence

Lisa Lawrence

Lisa has 28 years of banking experience in the Metro Atlanta market.  Her primary focus is helping business owners find financing that will enable them to grow and succeed. She is a member of the Marietta Kiwanis Club, Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, and the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association. Lisa is a native of Cobb County and currently resides in Kennesaw.
Lisa.Lawrence@lionbank.com
 
Steven Lehwald

Steven Lehwald

Steven Lehwald has over 13 years of banking experience and holds a Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Florida.
Steven.Lehwald@lionbank.com
 
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Julie Love

Ms. Love joined Fidelity in late 2016 as a Commercial Credit Portfolio Manager.  She has over 35 years of banking experience in Commercial Credit, Private Wealth Management Credit, Retail, Operations, and Accounting with SunTrust Banks, SouthTrust, and AmSouth. She is a Board member of Wilderness Works, and Northside Kiwanis Club Foundation and an active volunteer with Historic Oakland Foundation and Ronald McDonald House. She is originally from Tucson, AZ and has lived in Atlanta since 1989.
Julie.Love@lionbank.com
 
Kevin Lubitz

Kevin Lubitz

Kevin has over 20 years of banking experience in the Metro Atlanta area.  He received his BA in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.  He is a graduate of Leadership Sandy Springs and has held a variety of Board positions on non profits.  He is currently involved in the Roswell Recreation Department and Roswell North Elementary.  Kevin and his family reside in Roswell. 
Kevin.Lubitz@lionbank.com
 
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Michelle McCorvey

Michelle McCorvey is a senior banking professional with 25 years of experience in the Northeast Florida market holding various positions including Commercial Banker, Commercial Banking Manager and Market Executive.  She has extensive experience in healthcare, professional services, and construction industries providing financial solutions including real estate, equipment, working capital, and debt restructure financing, as well as cash management.  Michelle has a degree in accounting and has completed professional training programs with RMA, American Bankers’ Association, and Center for Creative Leadership.  She serves on the Finance Committee for The Museum of Science and History and is a member of First Coast Manufacturers Association, Jacksonville and St Johns County Chambers of Commerce.
Michelle.McCorvey@LionBank.com
 
Craig Merritt

Craig Merritt

Craig Merritt is a lifelong resident of Jacksonville and has over 30 years experience in corporate banking and commercial lending. He specializes in owner-occupied commercial real estate, equipment financing and general working capital financing with an asset based approach. Craig received his B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University and his M.B.A. from Jacksonville University. He is also a graduate of the National Commercial Lending School and Graduate School of Banking of the South. He has been very active in the community including memberships and leadership positions with WJCT, Learn to Read, Urban League and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.
Craig.Merritt@lionbank.com
 
Mickey Parker

Mickey Parker

Mickey has 22 years lending experience in commercial, private and consumer banking. He graduated from Mercer University with a B.B.A. degree in Business and Political Science. Mickey is also a graduate of Stonier Graduate School of Banking and The Southeastern School of Advanced Commercial Lending. Mickey’s role at Fidelity Bank includes operating a commercial loan office in Macon, Ga. He and his wife Kathy live in Jones County.
Mickey.Parker@lionbank.com
 
John Reynolds

John Reynolds

John has 30+ years of banking experience concentrating in Commercial Lending.  He received a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Georgia State University.  He resides in Gwinnett County and is a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett.
John.Reynolds@lionbank.com
 
Tim Roche

Tim Roche

Tim has over 12 years of banking experience specializing in C&I Banking and working with manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and operating companies with working capital and equipment financing needs. He holds a BBA in Finance from Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
Tim.Roche@lionbank.com
 
Nathan Rushin

Nathan Rushin

Nathan Rushin is a Senior Vice President For Fidelity Bank.  He is responsible for managing the bank’s Northeast Atlanta commercial lending team.  In addition, Nathan is also a senior commercial banker that specializes in working with companies who have annual sales between $5-75 million.  This includes a strong understanding of all Cash Management Services.  Nathan began his banking career in 1989 as  a part time teller and has worked in all areas of banking.  He graduated from Georgia State University in 1993 and from the Georgia School of Banking in 2000.
Nathan.Rushin@lionbank.com
 
Mike Scott

Mike Scott

Mike has over 30 years of commercial banking experience. He received his BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia. Mike is an active member of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, and he is currently enrolled in the 2016 class of Leadership Fayette.  He resides in Newnan, Ga. with his wife, Mary.
Mike.Scott@lionbank.com
 
Jason Waters

Jason Waters

An Atlanta native, Jason has over 18 years of banking experience. Jason is a graduate of the University of Georgia and holds the Certified Treasury Professional and Certified Financial Planner™ designations. He is an active community leader having served as President of the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association and on the Board of Directors of the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce. He is an active Rotarian and is Chairman of the Marietta City Schools Board of Education. Jason is married to his wife Katie, and has 3 children.
Jason.Waters@lionbank.com
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Paul Watson

Paul has over 20 years of experience in various lines of retail and commercial banking in Jacksonville, FL including managing portfolios consisting of working capital credit lines, C&I loans, owner-occupied commercial real estate, construction/perm loans, income-producing commercial real estate, investment real estate, and home equity lines of credit.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a minor in Psychology from Florida State University.  Paul is active in the Jacksonville community as a Take Stock In Children mentor and member of the Northeast Florida Builders Association and NAIOP.  He lives in Ponte Vedra Beach with his wife and two daughters.
Paul.Watson@LionBank.com
 
Jeffrey Woodin

Jeffrey Woodin

Jeffrey has 23 years of financial industry experience, specializing in commercial lending, treasury management and relationship building. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. At Fidelity Bank, Jeffrey will focus on building out the Commercial Bank in Florida to include Sarasota and Manatee Counties with additional focus in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Ft. Myers, and Naples. Jeff sits on the Board of Directors for Hope Family Services in Bradenton and currently resides in Lakewood Ranch.
Jeff.Woodin@lionbank.com
 
Ray Zavacki

Ray Zavacki

Ray Zavacki has over 18 years of experience in banking.  He holds an MBA in Finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA).
Ray.Zavacki@lionbank.com