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Newsmakers in business, Aug. 31
Chris Hall

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Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia taps Hall as senior vice president

Chris Hall has joined Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia as senior vice president, according to a news release from the bank.

Hall comes to Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia from Verity Bank in Barrow County, where he was a top loan producer.

“Chris has a number of years of commercial banking experience in the North Georgia market, developing valuable key relationships with area business leaders,” said Chattahoochee Bank President and CEO Jody Lail. “We are happy to have him join our team of strong commercial lenders.”

Hall is a graduate of the University of Georgia with an MBA from Georgia State University. He and his wife, Ashley have two children, Caiden and Avery.

Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia is at 643 E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville. The bank offers a full range of individual, business and retail banking services.

Oakwood’s Forgue cited by Pure Romance at conference

Oakwood resident Lynn Forgue, a consultant with Pure Romance, was honored earlier this month at the company’s World Conference attended by some 4,000 consultants in Cincinnati, Ohio, by being named to the President’s Club.

Forgue has been a consultant with Pure Romance for four years.

Pure Romance is the nation’s leading and fastest-growing woman-to-woman direct seller of relationship-enhancement products. The company has grown from $3 million a year in sales to $110 million in 2013.

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