ATLANTA — Georgia Primary Bank, a community bank headquartered in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, recently announced the hiring of Andrew K. Walker, Jr. as executive vice president and market president in the North Fulton and Forsyth counties markets. Walker’s principal responsibilities will be in lending and new business development, where he will utilize his broad background of community banking experience.
Prior to his current role, Walker served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending for Bank of the Ozarks, formerly Community and Southern Bank, where he was responsible for new commercial and construction loan business development. Prior to the acquisition, Walker was market president in Forsyth County.
Georgia Primary Bank’s President and CEO, David Coxon said, “We welcome Drew’s experience and knowledge base to Georgia Primary Bank. We are excited that Drew will play a major role in strengthening our commitment to one of the fastest growing areas of our state. North Fulton and Forsyth markets present a tremendous opportunity for the future of our organization. We think he is the perfect addition as we look forward to our next stage of growth in 2018.”