FMB Expands Mortgage Presence in Tallahassee & Thomasville

(#1) FMB Expands Tallahassee Team with Addition of Elizabeth Hope as Mortgage Loan Originator

MONTICELLO, FLORIDA, February 13, 2018 – FMB, the premier community bank in the North Florida/South Georgia region, is proud to announce Elizabeth Hope has joined the FMB Tallahassee, Florida mortgage team as a Mortgage Loan Originator.

A veteran member of FMB, Ms. Hope began her career with the bank in 2008 as a teller. Ms. Hope’s hard work, dedication to FMB’s customers and her commitment to excellent service propelled her career, as she was promoted to customer service representative and then, in 2016, to mortgage processor. Ms. Hope is a shining example of why FMB offers a better banking experience. She truly enjoys helping customers take the big step towards home ownership, assisting them through each step of the mortgage process and finding the right mortgage loan for their needs.
“We are pleased to promote Elizabeth to Mortgage Loan Originator, and we are proud that she has been such a valuable part of the FMB team for the past decade. She will continue to be not only a great asset for us, but also for our customers,” said Ian Donkin, President/CEO.

“Having Elizabeth continue her FMB career in her new role is exciting,” added Jennifer Reese, Vice President. “Customers have always been drawn to her, because they know she has their best interests at heart.”

Ms. Hope is a Tallahassee native, where she attended Florida State University School and Tallahassee Community College.

(#2) FMB Expands Thomasville Presence with Addition of Amanda Gates as Mortgage Loan Originator

MONTICELLO, FLORIDA, February 13, 2018 – FMB, the premier community bank in the North Florida/South Georgia region, is proud to announce Amanda Gates has joined the FMB Thomasville, Georgia team as a Mortgage Loan Originator.

FMB, dedicated to offering a better banking experience, recognizes Ms. Gates’ shared appreciation of individuals, families and realtors who have come to trust that dedication to meet their banking and mortgage needs. Ms. Gates truly enjoys helping customers take the big step towards home ownership and what is often the biggest investment of their lives. Ms. Gates helps home owners through each step of the mortgage process as well as finding the right mortgage loan for their needs. Adding the talents Ms. Gates brings, FMB looks forward to continued growth in the Thomasville, GA market.

“We are excited to have Amanda join FMB and look forward creating an even stronger mortgage presence in Thomasville, GA,” said Ian Donkin, President/CEO. “Amanda is a perfect addition to our expanding Mortgage Department.”

“Thomasville has been my home the last few years, and I am thrilled to be able to serve our FMB customers and the community. With FMB’s wide range of quality products and services, I’ll be able to ensure our customers a better banking experience,” added Amanda Gates, FMB Mortgage Loan Originator.

Gates is a graduate of LaGrange College with a bachelor degree in organizational leadership. She is very active in the community including Ambassador for the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Thomasville as co-chair for the School Playground USA Maps and Character Counts Committee.

About FMB
FMB was organized in 1906, and is consistently ranked as one of the top performing community banks in the Southeast. Headquartered in Monticello, Florida, FMB offers a full range of banking products and services, and operates four branch offices in Tallahassee, plus individual offices in Monticello and Thomasville, Georgia. Click here for office locations and hours.
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