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Ameris Bancorp (ABCB)

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Ameris Bancorp

310 First Street, SE
Moultrie, GA 31768
United States

IndustryRegional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
Full Time Employees1,298

Key Executives

Mr. Edwin W. Hortman Jr.CEO, Pres, Director, CEO of Ameris Bank, Pres of Ameris Bank and Director of Ameris Bank1.27MN/A63
Mr. Dennis J. Zember Jr.CFO, COO, Exec. VP, CFO of Ameris Bank and Exec. VP of Ameris Bank571.27k5.43k47
Mr. Joseph B. KisselChief Information Officer, EVP, Chief Information Officer of Ameris Bank and EVP of Ameris Bank211.7kN/A63
Mr. Andrew B. CheneyChief Banking Exec., EVP, Chief Banking Exec. of Ameris Bank and EVP of Ameris Bank673.39kN/A67
Mr. Stephen A. MeltonChief Risk Officer, Exec. VP, Chief Risk Officer of Ameris Bank and Exec. VP of Ameris Bank393.99kN/A66
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Ameris Bancorp operates as the holding company for Ameris Bank that provides banking services to retail and commercial customers primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina. The company operates through four segments: Banking Division, Retail Mortgage Division, Warehouse Lending Division, and SBA Division. It offers commercial and retail checking accounts, regular interest-bearing savings accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposit. The company also provides commercial real estate, residential real estate mortgage, agricultural, and commercial and industrial loans; and consumer loans, including motor vehicle, home improvement, and home equity loans, as well as loans secured by savings accounts and small unsecured personal credit lines. It operates 97 domestic banking offices and 11 mortgage production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Moultrie, Georgia.

Corporate Governance

Ameris Bancorp’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 2, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.