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President & COO Steven F. Smith announces Verity Bank reaches $110 Million in Assets

September 27, 2010

Steven F. Smith, President & COO of Verity Bank, Inc., announced that Verity Bank has reached $110 million in total assets as it nears the two year anniversary of it’s opening on October 27th, 2010. “While it has been a difficult year in the banking industry, I am very thankful for our growth in our second year. Our community has embraced us and has come to expect the high level of service we provide,” said Mr. Smith.

Verity Bank, a full service community bank in Barrow County, opened its doors on Monday, October 27th 2008, after raising $21.7 million in capital. Verity Bank’s service culture and attention to detail has created a standard of banking that is unprecedented. “We truly care about our clients and the community. We have been very intentional about hiring bankers that are experts at what they do; but even more so, that have a passion for serving others. We are building a successful bank with heart,” says Smith.

The bank’s ability to make prompt local decisions with regard to loan requests has also been instrumental in the bank’s success. “Looking forward to 2011, Verity Bank is positioned well to serve the needs of the Barrow community for many years to come. Being a well capitalized growing bank, we have the ability to provide loans, products and services that this community needs. Verity Bank was founded to serve the needs of our community and as the only local community bank in Winder, we look forward making a difference in the community that has made a difference for us”, says Mr. Smith.

In closing Mr. Smith stated, “Our success is only possible because of the support and trust from our shareholders, clients and community- for this we are very thankful. Everyone at Verity Bank is excited about the future.”

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