July 1, 2022 — East Alabama Region President Boles Pegues is pleased to announce that Susan Hawkins has joined River Bank & Trust as Vice President & Treasury Management Officer. A seasoned banking professional, Hawkins will equip area businesses with cutting-edge treasury management solutions and local banking expertise.

“Adding a treasury management expert to our East Alabama team demonstrates our commitment to support the local business community,” says Pegues. “Susan is knowledgeable, responsive, and ready to help business clients improve their profit strategies and streamline their processes.”

Susan graduated from the Alabama Banking School at the University of South Alabama and received Crucial Conversations Certification from the Crucial Learning Consulting Agency. Susan resides in Opelika and attends the Church of the Highlands in Auburn. She has two daughters, Kerra and Katherine.

“I’m delighted to join River Bank & Trust, a local community bank that values relationships,” says Hawkins. “Here, I’ll walk alongside area businesses, learning about their needs and fueling them with the personal attention and technology they need to succeed.”

About River Bank & Trust

In 2006, River Bank & Trust opened with two main goals: 1) establish a community-focused financial institution that would support local decision-making and 2) re-circulate money back into the communities it serves. Since then, River Bank & Trust has grown to be one of the largest state-chartered banks in Alabama, with current assets of $2.5 billion and twenty-one locations throughout the state.

Connect with Susan Hawkins: shawkins@river.bank | 334-446-2238