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Bartow Morgan, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer - Georgia Banking Company

Bartow is currently CEO and board member of Georgia Banking Company, Inc and its subsidiary, Georgia Banking Company. He was previously an Executive and board member of Renasant Bank. Brand merged with Renasant Bank in September of 2018. Bartow was the CEO of Brand Group Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiary, BrandBank in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He also served as a board member for both Brand Group Holdings, Inc. & BrandBank. He began his career in 1994 and became CEO in 2002. He currently serves as a founding Trustee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Georgia Gwinnett College, Board Member of Hampden-Sydney College, Buckhead Coalition, American Korean Friendship Society, and Emeritus Trustee of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, and he is a member of the Young President’s Organization, Southern 7 Chapter. Bartow previously served as Board Member of Georgia Ports Authority and Young President’s Organization- Southern 7 Chapter. He is past Chair of Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and President of Northeast Georgia Community Foundation. He also served as Director of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Gwinnett County Development Authority, Gwinnett Health System, and Gwinnett Tech Foundation.

A past President of The Rotary Club of Gwinnett, The 1818 Club and The Nine O’Clocks, Bartow presently serves as a board member of Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation and is a member of The Atlanta Rotary Club and Board of Councilors of The Carter Center. He was recognized by Georgia Trend magazine as one of Georgia’s top “40 Under 40”. BrandBank is a recipient of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Cox Family Enterprise Center award honoring Georgia family businesses.

Bartow received his B. A. degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College in 1994. He is also a graduate from Leadership Gwinnett and the Gwinnett Regional Leadership Institute. Bartow was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He is married to the former Leslie McPhail of Cooperstown, New York; they have two sons, Bartow, III and Everett.