BankSouth Names Susan Bogardus as Market President in Watkinsville

Staff Report

Thursday, March 16th, 2023

BankSouth is pleased to announce that Susan Bogardus has been named as Market President for our Watkinsville market. Susan brings with her more than 25 years of banking experience and has built a successful career in planning, developing, and executing initiatives to achieve maximum potential. 

Aside from work, Susan is very active within the Athens and Watkinsville communities. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Athens Technical College Foundation and the Housing & Demographic Research Center at the University of Georgia.   

“We are very excited to welcome Susan to our team at BankSouth. As Market President, Susan’s excellent leadership experience and extreme focus on building client relationships will provide our BankSouth customers what they need from their bank,” says BankSouth Chief Banking Officer, Daryn Russell.  

Susan is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She has been very active in several civic and community organizations including a guest lecturer at UGA and Action Ministries, Dancing with the Athens Stars Participant to benefit Project Safe, Athens Area Habitat for Humanity board member and Athens Housing Authority board member. We invite you to visit our Watkinsville community bank to give Susan Bogardus a warm welcome!   

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