Monday, November 20, 2023
River City Bank is proud to announce the promotions of Angie Beard to Senior Vice President, Senior Personal Banker, and Kathi Watson to Vice President, Mortgage Loan Officer.
Angie Beard has been an integral part of River City Bank since 2006, joining the team as one of its first employees. Over the past seventeen years, her contributions have played a significant role in the company’s success. With over 40 years of community banking experience and a lifelong resident of Rome and Floyd County, she has established herself as a highly trusted and respected banking professional.
Ms. Beard serves on the board of directors as Treasurer for the Heart of the Community Foundation, is actively involved with the Rome Floyd Chamber, and was recently voted by her peers as the 2023 Best Banker in the “Best of Rome” awards presented by the Rome News Tribune. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her six grandchildren, and taking trips to the beach.
Kathi Watson joined River City Bank in 2008, serving in several key positions before joining the mortgage lending team in 2017. Having excelled throughout her fifteen years with RCB, she is best known for delivering exceptional and personable service to clients looking to purchase or refinance their homes.
Ms. Watson serves on the board of directors as 2nd Vice President of the Coosa Valley Fair Association, is a board member and Secretary for the Exchange Club of Rome, and the Fine Arts Director of the Coosa Valley Fair. She is a member of the Rome Board of Realtors Association and was recently voted by her peers as the 2023 Best Mortgage Lender in the “Best of Rome” awards presented by the Rome News Tribune. In her free time, Ms. Watson enjoys knitting, DIY projects, crafts, furniture refinishing classes, and giving back to her communities through volunteer service.
“Both Angie and Kathi exemplify our “Expect More” standard for community banking,” stated Jamie Tallent, President and CEO of River City Bank. “Their dedication to providing personalized service and building meaningful relationships with our customers is truly commendable, and we are pleased to recognize their longtime commitment to River City Bank through these worthy promotions.”