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James (Jim) F. Pope, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of Lending

James (Jim) F. Pope

Senior Advisor to the President and Director of Lending

James (Jim) F. Pope serves as senior advisor to the president and director of lending. He is an experienced banker with over 40 years in banking. He is a native of Charlotte, NC and has lived in Alpharetta, Georgia since 1997. He was the founder and CEO of KeyWorth Bank based in Johns Creek, Georgia. Following KeyWorth’s merger with Renasant Bank, Jim served as the Chairman of the North Georgia Region for Renasant Bank until his retirement in July 2017.

Jim has held leadership positions with NCNB (Bank of America) and was president & COO of Ironstone Bank, an affiliate of First Citizens Bank. He has a broad range of banking and leadership experience with a strong focus on retail and commercial banking, mortgage banking, real estate lending, credit structuring, and marketing.

Jim has been active in the various communities where he has lived. He served 12 years on the Summit Counseling Center Board and is President Emeritus of the North Fulton Community Charities Board. In addition, he is a past Board of Trustee of his United Methodist district.

Jim is married to Kathie, and they have two grown daughters and five grandchildren. Jim and Kathie are members of Mount Pisgah UMC. He enjoys golf and travel.

Contact Information

Office: 770-449-6726
Toll-Free: 877-220-5664

Cell Phone:  770-841-5163

Email Address: jpope@gumf.org

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