Darsey Promoted to President
Garrett Darsey, 29, was recently promoted to the position of President and CEO at First Bank of Coastal Georgia located in Pembroke, GA. With a second bank in Richmond Hill, GA, he will lead the two-branch bank.
Darsey, a member of the Southeast Bulloch High School class of 2013, is a 2018 graduate of Georgia Southern University where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and was also a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. After graduation, Doyce Mullis, Jr. hired him to be the bank’s Loan Processor. He was promoted to Assistant Vice President for Compliance and Administration in January 2021, and then Vice President in January 2023. Mullis and the board of directors promoted him to President in December 2023.
He completed the Community Bankers Association Consumer Lending School in 2019 and the Community Bankers Association Leadership Academy in 2020. He also holds a certification with Bloomberg Market Concepts.
He was a member of the Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Leadership Bulloch class of 2023. He has also served as a member of the Finance Committee and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at Pittman Park United Methodist Church in Statesboro, GA.
Martin Promoted to Executive Vice President
Chris Martin, 50, was recently promoted to Executive Vice President of the First Bank of Coastal Georgia, a two-branch bank with locations in Pembroke and Richmond Hill, GA.
Martin is a member of the Pinewood Christian Academy class of 1992. He earned his Diploma in Computer Information Systems from Ogeechee Technical College. He has training in current Federal Lending Regulations, and has completed Consumer and Commercial Lending Schools, and Advanced Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officers School.
He began his tenure with First Bank of Coastal Georgia in 2012. He has served in the areas of Levy Operations, Information Technology, and Human Resources. In addition, he has served as the Automated Clearing House Manager and the BSA Officer. He also worked at South Georgia Bank in Customer Service and as a Loan Processor.
In addition to his banking experience, Martin has also served in the automotive industry in sales and leasing, and as a finance manager. Martin is a member of the National Vocational Technology Honor Society, enjoys football, and other outdoor activities.