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Company Overview of First Southern Bank

Company Overview

First Southern Bank provides banking services for businesses, professionals, and retail customers. It offers personal deposit accounts, business deposit accounts, online banking, certificates of deposit, consumer loans, commercial loans, and mortgage loans. First Southern Bank was formerly known as First Federal Savings & Loan Association and changed its name to First Southern Bank in June 1995. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Florence, Alabama. It has branches in Killen, Rogersville, and Muscle Shoals; and an additional office in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida. First Southern Bank operates as a subsidiary of First Southern Bancshares Inc.

301 South Court Street

Florence, AL 35630

United States

Founded in 1935

Phone:

256-718-4200

Fax:

256-718-4296

Key Executives for First Southern Bank

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 58
Senior Vice President and Senior Commercial Lender
Executive Vice President and Senior Lending Officer
Age: 55
Senior Vice President and Sba/Usda Lending Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

First Southern Bank Key Developments

First Southern Bank Hires Don Adams as Senior Vice President and SBA/USDA Lending Manager

Don Adams was hired as the senior vice president and SBA/USDA lending manager at First Southern Bank.

First Southern Bank Announces Opening of New Las Olas Boulevard Office in Downtown Fort Lauderdale; Announces Executive Appointments

First Southern Bank announced the opening of its new office on Las Olas Boulevard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. As part of its on-going expansion and growth strategy, the bank's new office, located at 901 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 201, will meet the ongoing banking needs of professionals, executives and business owners in the Downtown area. Having a presence on Las Olas Boulevard is important since Downtown Fort Lauderdale is the epicenter of business in Broward County. The company announced that Debbie Block has been brought in as Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer to spearhead the efforts of the new location. With more than 25 years of banking and financial experience and expertise in Business Development and Branch Management, Debbie has joined First Southern Bank after serving as Senior Vice President and Banking Office Manager with CNL Bank. Prior to that, she held positions with Bank United, Bank of Florida and Union Bank. Debbie will report to Bill Kelley, EVP/Head of Community Banking at First Southern Bank. In addition to Debbie Block, Mario Ferreyra and Ana Musto have both joined First Southern Bank as Assistant Vice Presidents and Office Managers of the new office. Mario brings more than 25 years of banking and financial experience and expertise in Management and Business Development. Prior to joining First Southern Bank, he was an Assistant Vice President, Private Banking Associate with Bank United. He has also held previous positions at Colonial Bank and SouthTrust Bank. Ana brings more than 15 years of banking experience and expertise in Business Development, Customer Service, and Platform areas. She has joined First Southern Bank after serving as a Business Banking specialist with CNL Bank. Ana has also held previous positions at Bank United and Wachovia/SouthTrust Bank.

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