Philip Morton Joins Ameris Bank as Senior Commercial Banker

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1.11.2021
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Ameris Bank North Carolina Region Banking Executive and President Manuel Rey announces that Philip Morton has joined Ameris Bank as a senior commercial banker. Morton will be responsible for expanding commercial banking relationships throughout the area, capitalizing on Ameris Bank’s wide breadth of treasury services and commercial lending options.

With over 13 years of commercial baking experience, Morton is a seasoned commercial banker with specialties in C&I lending. Prior to joining Ameris Bank, he worked for First Citizens Bank and SunTrust (now Truist) and has held positions as a commercial banker and regional sales manager.

“As we continue to grow in Charlotte, we are thrilled to have Philip join our team,” says North Carolina Region Banking Executive and President Manuel Rey. “Philip will help us reach potential commercial clients and help cater to our current clients’ needs better.”

Morton is a dedicated community member, and he has previously served on the Board of Directors SPCA in Lakeland, Florida. He is also a Graduate of the NC School of Banking. Originally from Florida, Morton currently resides in Mount Holly, North Carolina and thoroughly enjoys serving the Gaston and Mecklenburg markets.