Clayton Hicks joins Progress Bank as Commercial Lender
Progress Bank Okaloosa & Walton County Market President Dewayne Youngblood announced today that Clayton Hicks has joined the bank as a Commercial Lender.
“We are pleased to have Clayton join our Destin team. He has a long history of Commercial Lending with both local and out-of-state financial institutions, which will serve him well in his new role,” stated Youngblood.
Hicks is a graduate of Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y., where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in General Business. Along with several years of experience in Commercial Lending, Hicks has held management roles in areas such as Health Care, Sales and Realty. He is highly active in the local community, volunteering with the BNI 30A Sunrise Chapter and the Destin Rotary Club, where he is currently the President Elect. Prior to moving to Florida, Hicks was involved with the City of Newnan, serving as a Council Member for more than 11 years.
“We have been steadily growing our Commercial Lending presence in the Panhandle, so hiring Clayton just before opening our new full-service office at 30Avenue in Inlet Beach is ideal timing. We look forward to Clayton joining our experienced team,” said David Nast, Progress Bank President and CEO.