Colony Bank Names Steven M. Bernaski President of Marine/RV Lending, SVP

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We are pleased to announce the addition of Steven Bernaski as President of Marine and RV Lending, Senior Vice President. In this new role, Steven will utilize his extensive experience and network to provide specialized marine and recreational vehicle financing solutions for consumers through the indirect lending channel.

Commenting on the announcement, Eddie Hoyle, Chief Banking Officer, said, “We are pleased to announce this extension of specialized services, which furthers our strategic initiative to grow our loan portfolio and creates an opportunity to reach a new customer base. Steven’s expertise in the Recreation Finance industry paired with the deep relationships he’s formed over the years will be valuable as we grow this platform and work to meet the needs of consumers looking to purchase their dream boat or RV.”

With over twenty-seven years of experience in the marine and recreational lending areas, Steven most recently served as Vice President and Regional Sales Executive of Recreational Vehicle and Marine Lending at Huntington National Bank. Prior professional experience includes serving as a Private Consultant, Vice President and National Sales Manager for U.S. Bank N.A., and Assistant Vice President and Credit Manager for Bank of America, N.A. Steven received his Bachelor of Arts in Russian and Slavic Studies from the University of Connecticut. He gives back to his local community through organizations, such as the Abba House, Save the Horses, and as a Founding Board Member of the Vizsla Club of Metro Atlanta.

About Colony Bankcorp

Colony Bankcorp, Inc. is the bank holding company for Colony Bank. Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Fitzgerald, Georgia, Colony operates 39 locations throughout Georgia. At Colony Bank, we offer a wide range of banking services including personal banking, business banking, mortgage solutions, government guaranteed lending solutions, and more. We have expanded our services to also include consumer insurance products, such as automotive, homeowners, and other insurance needs for our community. Colony’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “CBAN.” For more information, please visit You can also follow the Company on social media.


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