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Nancy Poole promoted at Forsyth bank

Nancy Poole of Oakwood has been named assistant vice president of The Forsyth Community Bank in Cumming.

The Forsyth Community Bank is a division of The Buckhead Community Bank.

"Nancy has an impressive 20-year career in banking, and we knew she would be the ideal person for this position," said bank president Andrew Walker. "She will bring the best in banking services to Forsyth."

Prior to this promotion, Poole served as administrative assistant for Walker as well as a service generalist. She was also responsible for stockholder relations, board activities and payroll administration.

"I am really looking forward to being a part of the Buckhead Community Bank," Poole says. "I love meeting and greeting new customers, and I enjoy working with the public."

Poole is involved with the March of Dimes, United Way, and she sings in the choir of the Blackshear Place Baptist Church. She and her husband have three children and six grandchildren.

Wayne promoted to market president

Greg Wayne, former senior lender, has been promoted to market president for Park Avenue Bank in Oakwood.

He joined the financial institution as a commercial lender in 2001.

Wayne graduated with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with Finance emphasis from Georgia Southern University and has 20 years of experience in the banking industry.

"We are very excited to have Greg in the position of market president," said Bill Kane, regional president for the North Georgia markets.

"I am very happy to see the progress that Park Avenue Bank has made from the early days of being only a loan production office to currently operating as a full service location," Wayne said.

Park Avenue Bank operates 20 branch offices and three loan production offices in 15 counties in Georgia and Florida

Local radio station announces new morning show

WKHC-FM, Gold 104.3, has announced the addition of Kim Howard, who will join Bo Wilson to create "The Kim and Bo Morning Show" weekday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m.

"Kim brings enthusiasm, as well as a witty personality," said Wilson, also station manager. "Our first week went off without a hitch, so I think our listeners are going to enjoy what we, as a team, have to offer our loyal listeners."

Howard comes to the station from WKDF in Nashville, Tenn. She has previously worked on morning shows in Top 50 radio markets.