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Ameris Bancorp (ABCB)

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Ameris Bancorp

3490 Piedmont Road NE
Suite 1550
Atlanta, GA 30305
United States
404 639 6500

Sector(s)Financial Services
Full Time Employees2,686

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James B. Miller Jr.Exec. Chairman2.21MN/A1940
Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr.CEO & Director1.85MN/A1968
Ms. Nicole S. Stokes CPACorp. Exec. VP & CFO866.83kN/A1974
Mr. James Allan LaHaise IIICorp. Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer915.67kN/A1961
Mr. Lawton E. Bassett IIICorp. EVP & Chief Banking Officer952.44kN/A1969
Ms. Cindi H. LewisCorp. Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1954
Ms. Angela ReddCorp. Exec. AssistantN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jody L. Spencer Esq., J.D.Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Legal OfficerN/AN/A1972
Mr. Andrew B. CheneyNon-Employee AdvisorN/AN/A1950
Mr. William D. McKendryCorp. Exec. VP & Chief Risk OfficerN/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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 bank holding company for Ameris Bank that provides range of banking services to retail and commercial customers primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina. The company operates through five segments: Banking Division, Retail Mortgage Division, Warehouse Lending Division, SBA Division, and Premium Finance Division. It offers commercial and retail checking, regular interest-bearing savings, money market, individual retirement, and certificates of deposit accounts. The company also provides commercial real estate, residential real estate mortgage, agricultural, and commercial and industrial loans; 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. In addition, it originates, administers, and services commercial insurance premium loans and small business administration loans. The company operates 164 full service domestic banking offices and 33 mortgage and loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Corporate Governance

Ameris Bancorp’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 26, 2021 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 4.

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.