Morris Bank announced this week the appointment of John Roach as the incoming Market President for Bulloch County.

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Roach joined the Morris Bank team earlier this year, bringing with him a dense leadership background in banking. He began his career at Sea Island Bank in 2002 while an undergraduate student at Georgia Southern University.

He has served in numerous management roles throughout his banking career, most recently as Senior Vice President and Loan Officer with Synovus and previously as Statesboro Market President with Renasant Bank.

John and his wife, Joie, have been lifelong residents of Statesboro and have three children: Anderson, John Brunson, and Banks Roach.

“The Morris Bank team is so appreciative of Anna’s leadership over the past few years, and we are thrilled to welcome John into his new role,” says Stacy Brantley, Chief Banking Officer at Morris Bank. “We feel John will be a great fit to succeed Anna as Market President for the Bulloch County area. He has tremendous leadership skills, a deep understanding of the Statesboro and Bulloch County market, and brings a commitment to serving his community, which is at the core of Morris Bank’s values.”

John has served in many leadership capacities throughout the community, including committee positions at the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority, Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, Statesboro Rotary Club, the Georgia Southern University Alumni Board, and the Coastal Area District Development Authority. He currently serves on the Bulloch Academy Board of Trustees and Hearts and Hands Clinic board.

Swicord moves to Advisory Board

Anna Swicord, the current Market President, has been appointed to Morris’s Bulloch County advisory board. Swicord has served as Market President for over two years and has committed a collective 15 years to FMB and Morris Bank. Her new position on the board will allow her to provide strategic direction for the organization, deepen customer relationships, and serve the Bulloch community just as she’s done her whole career.

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