Chris Misamore Named Ameris Bank Market President for Albany Market
Chris Misamore has been named the market president for the bank’s Albany market. Misamore will be responsible for building and strengthening the bank’s banking relationships and community involvement throughout the area.
Misamore is an experienced leader and banker. Prior to joining Ameris Bank, Misamore was with SunTrust, now Truist, serving as a commercial relationship manager, city president and retail area manager for South Georgia. Before that, he was a geographic pharmaceutical market executive for Abbott Laboratories.
“We are excited for Chris to join our team. His proven leadership and excellent relational skills will help our bank continue to expand and strengthen our relationships with customers throughout the Albany market,” said Ameris Bank Regional President Michael Lee.
Misamore attended Mercer University and graduated with honors with a degree in health service administration. He is dedicated to serving his community and currently serves as the board president (since 2019) for GraceWay Recovery Residence for Women. Misamore previously served as a board member for the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce (2017), and from 2017-2019 he was the campaign chairman for the United Way of South Georgia. Additionally, he was a 2017 and 2018 board member for the Albany Area’s Strive 2 Thrive.
Commenting on his new position, Misamore said, “I am thrilled to become a part of the Ameris Bank team. The company’s steadfast commitment to its customers, employees, and most importantly, its communities is noble in today’s ever-changing world. These traits are key differentiators in banking, and I am excited to advance these efforts in South Georgia.”
Misamore and his wife, Birgit, and their children, EmilieAnne, Camden and Landon, reside in Leesburg, Georgia. He and his family are members of First Methodist Church of Albany.