ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlantic Capital Bank (“Atlantic Capital”) announced today that it has hired Kenneth W. Deere as Executive Vice President, Director of Corporate Banking for the Atlanta market. Deere has more than 27 years of experience in corporate banking, primarily managing this function within the Atlanta business sector. Deere will succeed John C. Coffin who will be taking on new market expansion responsibilities for the Company.
“Ken’s extensive management experience and knowledge of this market fit perfectly with our vision of becoming a premier mid-market business banking company in Atlanta,” said Mike Kramer, President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are truly excited to have him lead our banking team.” Deere served as head of Corporate Banking at the former SouthTrust and Wachovia. More recently he was in a regional role at Fifth Third.
The bank also announced that John Coffin will move to a new role; Executive Vice President - New Market Development. Doug Williams shared that "John was key to building the foundation of the bank in Atlanta during our inception. As we look towards exploring, developing and building our platform in new markets, John's leadership will drive our success in those efforts".
About Atlantic Capital
Atlantic Capital Bancshares (Company), with assets of $2.6 billion, is a publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with corporate offices in Chattanooga and Knoxville TN. Operating under the Atlantic Capital brand in Atlanta and FSGBank brand in east Tennessee and northwest Georgia, the Company provides lending, treasury management and capital markets services to small and mid-sized businesses. Our banking offices also provide mortgage, trust and other banking services to private and individual clients.