Ameris Bank Market President John Moreau has announced that Brian Horton joined as senior vice president, commercial banker at the bank’s Gainesville location.
Horton will be responsible for growing the bank’s commercial loan portfolio and developing new and existing client relationships.
Horton most recently served as vice president, city executive and commercial team leader for South State Bank.
Horton is chairman for the Habersham Partnership for Growth and is a 2018 graduate of Leadership Georgia and a 2011 graduate of Leadership Habersham.
“I am excited to join the Ameris Bank team and proud to have the opportunity to contribute,” Horton said.
Horton received a master’s degree from Piedmont College and a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Georgia.