River City Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members

Monday, September 19, 2022

River City Bank announces the addition of Tushar Patel and Penny Evans-Plants to its Board of Directors effective September 1st. Both individuals were also appointed to serve on the Board of the bank’s holding company, RCB Financial Corporation.

“We are pleased to welcome Tushar and Penny to the River City Bank Board,” stated King Askew, Board Chairman. “I look forward to working with them and the rest of the Board as we move into the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.”

Tushar Patel“I am truly honored to serve on the Board of Directors of River City Bank,” stated Mr. Patel. Tushar Patel began his professional career as an Instrumentation Engineer with G.E. Lighting & Atlantic Steele. For the past 26 years, he has been a real estate developer and manager, developing C-Stores and QSR (quick service restaurants), which he also owns and manages. These include Zaxby’s, Dunkin Donuts, and hotels under the Holiday Inn Express brand. Mr. Patel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Instrumentation Engineering.

Penny Evans-PlantsPenny Evans-Plants serves as the Chief Information Officer for Berry College. She has been with Berry College for thirty years and has served in her current capacity for eleven years. She earned her master’s degree in Information Systems from Kennesaw State University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and French from Berry College. Penny shared that she is “excited to join the Board of River City Bank in large part because of their focus on investing in technology and people. RCB emphasizes the importance of culture and strives to create a high-tech, high-touch environment that benefits its team members and customers.”

Jamie Tallent, President & CEO commented, “River City Bank is fortunate to have these two accomplished professionals join its Board of Directors. Their diverse expertise and insight will add tremendous value to our Board, and I am confident they will provide invaluable guidance in helping us achieve the strategic goals of our Company. Both individuals are dynamic and experienced leaders in their industries and exemplify the core values of River City Bank.”