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As a business, you offer great service and products to your customers, and we're here to provide you financial peace of mind. We're proud that great businesses think we're holding up our end of the deal - and that they're happy to talk about it.

Thanks for the kind words!

From sweet shops and electric co-ops to heart doctors and car dealers, businesses have benefited from Ameris Bank's financial services. We're grateful that they're willing to share their stories and glad we've been able to earn their trust and develop long-lasting professional relationships.


Murray Ford Superstore

Kingsland, Georgia
Business Manager, Linda Jordan

“We value our relationship with Ameris Bank a great deal, as our banking team is always helping us create efficiencies. I know that our merchant services save us thousands in credit card processing fees, and our system is so simple and easy to use!”

– Linda Jordan, Business Manager

VIDEO: St. Augustine Dance Conservatory

St. Augustine, FL
Owner, Artistic Directors & Managing Partner, Lori Ladwig, Meghan Chapman & Jonathan Chapman

“Ameris Banks’ online service, the entire online format, the online structure is very easy to use. The one-on-one service, the first-name basis and the opportunies for convienience they present for our pepole, Ameris Bank is very much a partner to us. ” – Lori Ladwig, Owner & Founding Artistic Director | Meghan Chapman, Co-Artistic Director & Director of Perla Ballet School | Jonathan Chapman, Managing Director & Director of Perla Ballet School

VIDEO: Lake Murray Boat Club

Columbia, South Carolina
Owner of Lake Murray Boat Club, John Dukes

"When we opened 11 years ago, we started with seven boats. We’ll have 18 boats this year and it’s through our partnership with Ameris Bank that has allowed us to grow. Ameris has been flexible and has been willing to grow with me.” – John Dukes, Owner of Lake Murray Boat Club

VIDEO: Green Dog Spa

Jacksonville, Florida
Owners, Lynn Lamoureux and Erica Benson

“We outgrew our facility for boarding and needed to expand and Ameris was right there to help us. I would continue to choose Ameris Bank because I feel they support me, they support our business and they really care about our ongoing success.” – Lynn Lamoureux and Erica Benson, Owners of Green Dog Spa

Jacksonville Bar Association

The Jacksonville Bar Association President Elect, T.A. (Tad) Delegal, III and President, Geddes D. Anderson Jr. with Ameris Bank Commercial Banking Executive Scott M. Hall

“The JBA is designed to promote professionalism, unselfish service to the community and positive relationships. We are proud that all of these facets are evident in our banking partnership with Ameris Bank as well. We have a long-standing relationship with a banking team that we trust—a team that is committed to our success.”
—Geddes D. Anderson, Jr., Jacksonville Bar Association

Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic

Dr. Hector A Mejia

“Ameris Bank keeps banking simple so that I can do what I love the most — care for my patients. I know that my team at Ameris Bank cares about my business and has my best interest in mind. Simply put, they bring me old-fashioned relationships with forward-thinking solutions.” — Hector A. Mejia, M.D.

All Things Chocolate and More

All Things Chocolate and More Owners Scott Riccelli and David Willis

“The team at Ameris Bank takes the time to understand my business, and they are committed offering solutions that help me succeed. Ameris Bank keeps our Business Checking simple. Our tailored solutions and easy account access make banking easy, so that we can spend our time doing what we love— perfecting our products!”
—Scott Riccelli, Owner of All Things Chocolate and More

Cedar Animal Hospital

Cedar Animal Hospital Veterinarians and Owners Heather Gill Owner Kyle Christiansen

“Our team at Ameris Bank helps streamline our operations so that we can do what we love most—care for our patients. Our payment options and management solutions save us money, while increasing our efficiency, so that we can take care of your furriest family member. Simply put, our team at Ameris Bank brings us innovative, competitive solutions paired with relationships that we trust.”
—Dr. Kyle Christiansen and Dr. Heather Gill,
Cedar Animal Hospital

Cedar Animal Hospital Veterinarian and Owner Heather Gill, Ameris Bank Treasury Solutions Officer Anna Puckett, and Cedar Animal Hospital Veterinarian and Owner Kyle Christiansen

Sonny’s BBQ

Ken Kirkpatrick, Sonny's BBQ Franchisee

“Ameris Bank provides me with solutions and offers exceptional service every step of the way. Whether I need commercial loans, remote business deposit, an SBA loan for remodeling or even help setting up checking accounts for my children, Ameris Bank is my first call. My banking team provides personal service and is committed to my success.”

Sonny’s BBQ Franchisee Ken Kirkpatrick with Ocala Commercial Banker Travis Magamoll.

Low Country Eye Care

“Our company is dedicated to providing high quality, customized care and we are happy to receive the same from our bank. Our team at Ameris Bank keeps our banking experience simple and efficient and is clearly committed to our success. We have locations in Richmond Hill, Hinesville and Pooler and need a bank that can meet our needs no matter where we are. We find both the convenience and partnership that we need with our team at Ameris Bank.”

Low Country Eye Care Dr. Tim Hendricks, Dr. Tamara Beckett and Dr. Todd Schnobrich.

Coastal Electric Cooperative

Emily Cannon, Chief Financial Officer

“Ameris Bank brings us efficiencies as well as relationships. We have progressive products at our fingertips, such as Remote Cash Deposit, ACH, Business Online Banking and more. But we know there is a team of people who stand behind these products and are committed to our success. We get old-fashioned relationships with forward-thinking solutions.”

Coastal Electric Cooperative CFO Emily Cannon with Ameris Bank Regional Treasury Solutions Officer Anna Puckett.

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute

Dr. Yazan Khatib, Senior Partner and President

“When I think of Ameris Bank, a real partner, fully vested in my success is what comes to mind. The whole team executes with the utmost customer service, timeliness and professionalism. They put their best foot forward, bringing the best offer from the get-go with competitive deals, while executing with professionalism and integrity. I have been blessed with many excellent banking relationships in my life, but this one really took it to a new level. Everyone from the Market President Cecil Gibson to my Commercial Lender Alan Eubanks, to tellers execute with one-on-one attention and service, always giving me solid faith that my success is their prime mission and obsession.”

Ameris Bank Commercial Banking Marketing Executive Cecil Gibson with Ameris Bank Commercial Banker Alan Eubanks and First Coast Cardiovascular Institute Senior Partner and President Dr. Yazan Khatib.

Holtzman Real Estate Services

Babs and George Holtzman, Owners

“As local business owners, we know firsthand why excellent customer service and community commitment are imperative. We find those qualities and more with our Ameris Bank Team. We’ve banked with this team for over 20 years and they have become partners who keep our business’s best interest in mind. We can pick up the phone and talk directly to our bankers with no red tape or delay. They also supply us with the latest technology, which not only saves us money, but helps us provide our customers better service. The Ameris Bank Team makes our success their priority.”

Local entrepreneurs and owners of Holtzman Real Estate Services – Babs and George Holtzman with Hinesville Branch Manager Danny Creasy and Hinesville City President James Rogers.

J.C. Wilkie Construction

Jason Wilkie, Owner and President

“I chose Ameris Bank because they take the time to understand the factors that affect my business. In my industry relationships matter, and I know that my team at Ameris Bank operates the same way. They bring me innovative solutions paired with relationships I trust. Ameris Bank is committed to my success.”

Ameris Bank South Carolina Regional President Mze Wilkins with Owner and President of J.C. Wilkie Construction, Jason Wilkie.


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