Holemon named President of Robertson Banking Company

Gary Holemon has been named President of Robertson Banking Company. (Contributed Photo)

Gary Holemon has been named President of Robertson Banking Company. (Contributed Photo)

Joe Bradley, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Robertson Banking Company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Gary Holemon to President effective September 17, 2015. Holemon has also been elected to the Robertson Banking Company Board of Directors.

“Mr. Holemon’s experience in banking will be vital as the Bank moves forward and we continually strive to meet the needs of our customers and the community. We are fortunate to have him help lead the Bank in this new expanded role,” said Robertson Banking Company CEO Albert H. Garrett.

Holemon started his banking career with SouthTrust Bank in Birmingham. From there he transferred back to his hometown of Tuscaloosa with SouthTrust Bank of Tuscaloosa County where he worked in a variety of lending and management positions. In 1994, Holemon joined Robertson Banking Company as a commercial lender.  He has been active in managing the bank’s loan portfolio and will continue to do so in his new role. He has served as the Secretary to the Board of Directors, and to the Director’s Loan Committee.

Holemon graduated from the University of Alabama with a concentration in Finance and Bank Administration. He completed the Graduate School of Banking at LSU and the Southeastern School of Commercial Lending at Vanderbilt.

His public service includes three years as President of the Alabama Multifamily Loan Consortium. The Consortium is a not‐for‐profit corporation providing affordable housing for moderate-income families, the disabled, and veterans throughout Alabama. Past service includes the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce Board, and the Demopolis City School Board.

Gary is married to the former Janice Goodman of Northport. They have been married for 28 years and have two sons, Bill and Wesley. The Holemons are members of the First United Methodist Church of Demopolis.

Robertson Banking Company is a privately owned community bank founded in 1870. The Bank operates six offices in West Alabama, and is well‐known to generations of families for its safety, longevity, and high level of personal service.