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Ameris Bancorp (ABCB)

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Ameris Bancorp

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

Sector(s)Financial Services
Full Time Employees2,656

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James B. Miller Jr.Exec. Chairman1.15MN/A1940
Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr.CEO & Director1.58MN/A1968
Mr. Lawton E. Bassett IIIBanking Group Pres845.89k144.3k1969
Ms. Nicole S. Stokes CPAExec. VP & CFO805.14kN/A1974
Mr. Andrew B. CheneyNon-Employee Advisor542.02kN/A1950
Mr. William D. McKendryExec. VP & Chief Risk Officer745.05kN/A1969
Ms. Cindi H. LewisExec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1954
Ms. Angela ReddCorp. Exec. AssistantN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jody L. Spencer Esq., J.D.Exec. VP & Gen. CounselN/AN/A1972
Mr. James Allan LaHaise IIIExec. VP & Chief Strategy OfficerN/AN/A1961
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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 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; and municipal and commercial insurance premium finance loans. It operates 170 domestic banking offices and 31 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 November 1, 2019 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 3.

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.