River City Bank Announces Retirement of C. King Askew as Chairman of the Board

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

RCB Financial Corporation, the holding company of River City Bank, announces the retirement of C. King Askew as Chairman of the Board effective May 21, 2024. Mr. Askew has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since the inception of the bank in 2006, playing an instrumental role in shaping River City Bank’s growth and success over the past 18 years.

Mr. Askew’s retirement marks the conclusion of nearly two decades of remarkable service and visionary leadership to River City Bank. His dedication to River City Bank’s mission and core values has been the driving force behind its continued success. Under his leadership, the Bank achieved significant milestones, experiencing remarkable growth and success as a community bank in North Georgia.

“We extend our sincere congratulations and heartfelt appreciation to King for his dedication and years of service on the Board,” stated Jamie C. Tallent, President & CEO of River City Bank. “He has led our Board and Company with unparalleled vision, resourcefulness, empathy, and discipline and has been instrumental in guiding us through challenging times. King’s mark on River City Bank will continue to shape how we run our business, care for our people, and pursue our vision for the future.”

Reflecting on his tenure, Mr. Askew expressed gratitude for the opportunity to serve the community and the bank. “It has been an honor to lead River City Bank and work alongside our talented team to fulfill our commitment to our customers, communities, and shareholders,” said King Askew. “I have seen firsthand what this company can accomplish, and I am confident their best chapter lies ahead.”

A retirement reception honoring Mr. Askew is planned for Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 3:30 pm at River City Bank. Members of the community are invited to stop in and congratulate Mr. Askew.