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Steven Aase joins Ameris Bank as Market President

Ameris Bank Regional President Michael Lee announces that Steven Aase has joined Ameris Bank as Market President for several of the bank’s markets, including Donalsonville, Dothan, and Panama City, Florida. Aase will be responsible for building and strengthening the bank’s banking relationships and community involvement throughout the areas.

With over 15 years of banking experience, Aase is a seasoned banker bringing years of industry insight and banking knowledge to Ameris Bank and its clients. Prior to joining Ameris Bank, Aase was a senior vice president, market president for Regions Bank, overseeing their Bay County market. He also served as a vice president, commercial banker for Hancock Bank and held commercial banking leadership roles at SunTrust Bank and Wachovia Bank.

“Steven is an extremely well rounded banker and we are excited to have him join our team,” says Lee. “His previous market leadership experience will allow him to effectively oversee and grow our Dothan, Donalsonville and Panama City markets. I know our current and future customers will benefit from his knowledge and dedication to relationship banking.”

Aase is dedicated to his community and has been a member of the Bay County Economic Development Alliance, the Military Affairs Committee for Bay County Chamber of Commerce, a credit committee member of a local economic development organization, member of a school building committee and a past member of the Rotary Club, where he was a Paul Harris Fellow, Director and Sergeant at Arms. Additionally, Aase has helped coordinate local United Way participation, has coached youth football for the past five years and is an active member of his church. He currently resides in Chipley, Florida with his family.

Ameris Bank manages over $18 billion in assets and nearly 300 financial centers across the Southeast. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ameris Bank is fiercely committed to bringing financial peace of mind to the communities it serves. A subsidiary of Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ: ABCB), Ameris Bank offers a full range of financial services, including traditional banking and lending products, treasury and cash management, wealth management, insurance premium financing, and mortgage and refinancing solutions. Learn more about Ameris Bank and its full range of financial services at


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