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Mitchell Blanks appointed to PeoplesSouth Bank’s Board

PeoplesSouth Bank, a community bank headquartered in Colquitt, Georgia with thirty-one full service locations in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, has announced the appointment of Mitchell Blanks to the Bank’s Board of Directors.  

“PeoplesSouth Bank is fortunate to be able to add an experienced businessman and community leader to our board.  Mitchell’s success in business and particularly his community involvement makes him uniquely qualified to advise a community bank like ours on how to grow and prosper while continuing to deliver for our customers, employees, shareholders, and communities.” said Caleb Stuckey, PeoplesSouth Bank President

Blanks, a Seminole County High School Alumni, is an entrepreneur and a driven community activist with one goal, to make the City of Donalsonville stronger. Over the years, he has been involved in the community in various ways. He regularly organizes food drives and recently successfully completed a Hurricane Relief drive for the victims of Hurricane Ida. He is the owner of Leon’s Cleaners, Co-owner of Coachman & Blanks, an active member of the Lions Club, and former chairman of The Downtown Development. Additionally, he is a City Council member, and sits on the Board of Donalsonville Hospital and Southwest Georgia Regional Commission.  

Mitchell understands the importance of giving back to the community and always manages to find time to help others. His honors include being recognized as Firefighter of the Year, Lion of the Year, and nominee for Citizen of the Year. He currently sits on the board for Southwest Georgia Healthcare, and is involved in clean-up projects downtown and citywide. 

Mitchell is married to Kathryn Blanks and is a father of three. He attends Lighthouse Evangelical Missionary Church where he serves as Deacon. Mitchell’s journey to success has been fueled with an unremitting desire to pour into others.


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