Coastal States Bank is committed to delivering an exceptional banking experience with the unique, individual concierge service our clients deserve. Our Atlanta banking group provides well defined deposit and lending solutions to businesses and individuals. As a CSB client, you are supported by a local banking team of experienced professionals who are focused on building relationships. With long standing connections and deep roots in their communities, our bankers offer the financial expertise to help their clients succeed. In Atlanta, we are Local. And Proud Of It.®
MEET THE TEAM
Gary brings 32 years of banking experience to his position as Atlanta Regional President at CSB. Gary leads CSBs commercial and private banking strategy and execution for the Atlanta office. An active member of the Atlanta community, he serves on the Board of Directors for Inspiritus and the Advisory Council for Action Ministries. Gary is originally from North Carolina and moved to Atlanta in 2006. Gary enjoys golf, attending sporting events and spending time with his family. He and his wife live in Marietta and have two children.
Jim brings 10 years of industry experience to CSB where he specializes in general industries commercial banking for the Atlanta office. A native of Atlanta, Jim resides in Buckhead and is actively involved with the Red Elephant Club, the Scheller College of Business, and Atlanta’s startup ecosystem. Jim is a native and lifelong resident of Atlanta. Outside of the office and community, Jim is an avid golfer, reader and guitarist.
Mark brings 13 years of banking experience to his position as Commercial Banker at CSB. Mark specializes in general industries commercial banking relationships for the Atlanta office. Mark is an active supporter of the Atlanta Seminole Club, and volunteers regularly within the Floyd County School System. Mark has been an Atlanta-area resident for 26 years, and currently resides in West Cobb County with his wife and 3 children. Outside of work, Mark enjoys woodworking, weightlifting and spending time with his family.
Russell brings 7 years of financial planning and life insurance experience to his position as Cash Value Loan Specialist. Russell specializes in loan origination under CSB’s specialty Cash Value Loan Program. Russell is a lifelong resident of Atlanta. Russell is actively involved in his community through coaching at Buckhead Baseball and fundraising for Skyland Trail Mental Health Hospital.
Harold brings 25 years of banking experience to his position as Commercial Banker at CSB. Harold specializes in general industries commercial relationships for the Atlanta office. Harold is a member of several organizations to include the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and the USA Triathlon Association. A North Carolina native, Harold has the distinction of serving 6 years with the United States Navy and The United States Marine Corps. Harold lives in Johns Creek, Ga with his wife and three children.
Jennifer brings 29 years of industry experience to her position as Commercial Banker at CSB. Jennifer specializes in general industries commercial banking relationships for the Atlanta office. Jennifer is an active supporter of women owned businesses and professionals. Her community involvement focus includes children, education and the Arts. Jennifer is a native of Atlanta. She has 2 children and enjoys spending time with her family, on the water and watching baseball.
Shirley brings 27 years of banking industry experience to her position as Banking Assistant and Executive Assistant at CSB. Shirley specializes in administrative support for the Atlanta office. Shirley’s community involvement includes volunteering with small animal rescue, helping dogs and cats find their new forever homes. Originally from Atlanta, Shirley presently resides in Cobb County. She loves to spend time with her family attending concerts and vacationing at the beach.
Tonya brings 26 years of banking experience to her position as Private Banker at CSB. Tonya specializes in private banking for individuals and professional firms for our Atlanta office. She has served on the Alumni Board for Reinhardt University, as well as having served on the Annual Fund committee for over 20 years and metro area Chambers of Commerce. Tonya enjoys spending time with her family and friends and serving as an Ambassador for The Bar Method East Cobb.