P.O. Box 709 • Tupelo, MS • 38802-0709
Phone (662) 680-1219 • Fax (662) 680-1231
CONTACT: Vivian Vought Terry
Phone (205) 824-3813
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 1, 2014
Renasant Mortgage Expands Atlanta Area Retail Presence
BIRMINGHAM, AL – Renasant (NASDAQ: RNST) today announced that the Mortgage Lending Division, headquartered in Birmingham, AL is expanding its retail presence in the Atlanta, GA market. In addition to loan offices already established in Canton, Cartersville, Jasper, Towne Lake, Woodstock and Cumming, Renasant will be adding six mortgage loan originators and four loan operations professionals and will be opening a new mortgage office in Newnan. The new office will be located at 246 Bullsboro Drive.
As part of this expansion, it was announced that David Payne has joined Renasant Bank as Vice President Georgia Mortgage. In his new role, Payne will oversee eastern region mortgage production and retail mortgage operations in Georgia and expanding into east Tennessee and the Carolinas.
David Mays, Executive Vice President and of Director of Mortgage Lending said, “This expansion signals a continuation of our strategy to grow our mortgage lending operation throughout the Southeast. The Atlanta market is a key part of our franchise and a popular Fortune 500 destination.”
Also joining the Renasant Mortgage lending team are mortgage loan originators Andy Edge, Pina Payne, Denver Payton, Steve McGarrah, Buck Sherman, and Shawna Bryant. Additionally, the following loan operations professionals also joined Renasant: Kim Thomas, DE Underwriter/Operations Manager; Mike Estes, Production Manager; Amanda Freeman, Processor, and Keisha Parker Administrative Assistant.
Renasant Corporation is the parent of Renasant Bank and Renasant Insurance. Renasant is a 110-year-old financial institution that has assets of approximately $5.8 billion and operates 120+ banking, mortgage, financial services and insurance offices in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.