Meet Our Executive Team

Meet the Incredible Team Dedicated to Serving Our Private Banking Clients
before, during and after COVID pandemic.

Ed Cooney, CPA

Chief Executive Officer
Affinity Banchares Inc, Affinity Bank, Newton Federal, FitnessBank

Affinity Bank since 2002. Banking since 1995.

Liz Galazka

Executive Vice President Business Development, Commercial Lending
Affinity Bank

President, Dental Office Managers Association

Affinity Bank since 2002.

Chip Nelson

Executive Vice President &
Chief Credit Officer Newton Federal, Affinity Bank

Affinity Bank since 2005.

Brandi Pajot, CPA

Senior Vice President | Chief Treasury & Risk Officer

Affinity Banchares Inc, Affinity Bank, Newton Federal, FitnessBank

Affinity Bank since 2005.

Robert Vickers

Senior Vice President | Operations Officer Affinity Banchares Inc, Affinity Bank, Newton Federal, FitnessBank

Affinity Bank since 2005.

Our Business Development Team

Carter Barrett

Market President for the North Atlanta division of Affinity Bank

Affinity Bank since 2019. Banking since 1995.

Andrew Bell

Vice President of Business Development, North Atlanta division of Affinity Bank

Affinity Bank since 2019. Banking since 2002.

Danny Bourgeois

Marketing Director for Affinity Bank, Newton Federal and FitnessBank

Affinity Bank since 2019. Marketing since 1995.

Joe Braver

Senior Vice President | Commercial Real Estate

Affinity Bank since 2021.

Chris Cochran

Senior Vice President | Commercial Loan Officer

Affinity Bank since 2007. Banking since 2004.

Laney Dennis

Branding & Content Marketing Manager for Affinity Bank, Newton Federal and FitnessBank

Affinity Bank since 2020.. Marketing since 2018..

Tara Gleason

Vice President Business Development | Commercial Lending

Affinity Bank since 2011. Banking since 2006.

Glenn Shanholtzer

Vice President

Affinity Bank since 2007. Banking since 2001.

Our Bank Operations Team

Becky Addington

Deposit
Operations

Affinity Bank since 2019. Banking since 2002.

Megan Albertsman

Assistant Vice President |
Loan Operations

Affinity Bank since 2018. Banking since 1998.

Freddie Aragon

Assistant Vice President |
Deposit Operations

Affinity Bank since 2019. Banking since 2002.

Nora Busby

Deposit
Operations

Megan Breeden

Deposit
Operations

Daceta Carty

Assistant Vice President |
Accounting Manager

Affinity Bank since 2012. Banking since 1986.

Jason Caspary

Vice President Senior Credit Manager

Affinity Bank since 2017. Banking since 2010.

June Childress

Assistant Vice President |
Loan Closing Specialist

Affinity Bank since 2015. Banking since 1985.

Joshua Chapman

Deposit Operations

Affinity Bank since 2019. Banking since 2002.

Katrina Elliott

Vice President Special Projects

Affinity Bank since 2006. Banking since 2002.

Donna Freeman

Assistant Vice President | Deposit Operations

Affinity Bank since 2017. Banking since 2007.

Tripp Hullender

Vice President |
Senior Credit Manager

Affinity Bank since 2017. Banking since 2005.

Paul Hunsigner

Vice President |
Commercial Banker

Affinity Bank since 2015. Banking since 2003.

Tracy Jameson

Deposit Operations |
FitnessBank Operations

Zach Jones

Credit Analyst

Affinity Bank since 2020. Banking since 2016.

Lou Johnson

Vice President |
Portfolio Manager

Affinity Bank since 2005. Banking since 2005.

Denise Kovalsky

Assistant Vice President |
Loan Closing Specialist

Affinity Bank since 2003. Banking since 1990.

Kathy Lawler

Assistant Vice President |
Loan Closing Specialist

Affinity Bank since 2017. Banking since 2005

Courtney Layfield

Administrative Assistant from DOMA

Jacqueline Lyle

Vice President |
Compliance

Taylor Mays

Assistant Vice President | Credit Analyst

Alexis McAllister

Loan Operations Specialist

Susan Munk

Vice President | Loan Operations Manager

Affinity Bank since 2019. Banking since 1995.

Chris Nunnally

Assistant Vice President |
Credit Analyst

Affinity Bank since 2017. Banking since 2016.

Travis Riddick

Assistant Vice President | Loan Closing Specialist

Nicola Roberts

Vice President |
Portfolio Manager

Deborah Swanson

Assistant Vice President |
Loan Operations

Santana Thomas

Deposit Operations

Affinity Bank since 2020. Banking since 1995.

Chase Young

Assistant Vice President |
Credit Analyst

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