- Board Names Francis Chairman; DeWitt CEO
- Artist Lois McKinstry Now Showing on Landmark Arts Wall
- Bank Hosting Open House to Thank Clients and Community
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Online BillPay’s ‘Pay People’ now ‘Popmoney’
If you are a personal online banking customer of First Landmark Bank, you may have noticed or used the “Pay People” button inside BillPay that provides a way to transfer money between unrelated bank accounts and banks between people. This click tab is now labeled “Popmoney”.
Through the Popmoney tab, you can send money the secure and easy way at any time – from anywhere – from your First Landmark Bank online banking Bill Pay account. Just a few of the ways you can conveniently Pay People through Popmoney:
– Settle a restaurant tab
– Send money to your college kids
– Pay back your friends
All you need is access to your First Landmark Bank Online Banking Bill Pay service and the person’s email address or mobile phone number. The money goes directly from your checking account into their account usually within one business day, regardless of where they bank in the U.S. And best of all, no more checks, stamps or cash. It’s that simple.
To get started, look for the “Popmoney” tab in your Bill Pay Account. Don’t have online banking and bill pay yet? It’s simple to enroll!
If you are not a current customer of First Landmark Bank, you can access additional information directly at www.popmoney.com.
More Information about Popmoney:
Popmoney works on your Mac or PC, as well as mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad and Android
It’s safe and secure — Popmoney comes from the company that powers online banking and bill payments for thousands of U.S. banks.
What You Should Know About Sending Money to Others
From your First Landmark Bank Online Banking and Bill Pay service, you can send money to any adult over the age of eighteen (18) who has an established account at a financial institution in the U.S.
You receive instant notifications upon sending money
Money will not leave your account until it is claimed
Recipients are not required to pay a fee
If you send a payment to someone who has never before registered for Popmoney, they will have 10 calendar days to register and claim the money you send
If money you’ve sent goes unclaimed, you’ll get an alert letting you know that the payment has expired
Sending money through the Bank’s website costs 50 cents per transaction
Popmoney transactions originated after 5 p.m. will begin transfer process the following business day
Log on to your Bill Pay account today and check out this exciting new, convenient way to Pay People.
Bank Safely: Avoid Scammers and Phishers
Banks across America go to great lengths to educate their customers on how to identify and prevent financial fraud and abuse. Each year millions of Americans are victimized by financial fraud or identify theft. Because the types of fraud may differ widely, it is important to take a variety of precautions.
First Landmark Bank offers tips on how to prevent being a victim and what to do if you become a victim. Visit www.firstlandmarkonline.com/?page_id=111 to learn more about the methods scammers and phishers are using to gain illegal access to accounts and personal identities and what you can do to help prevent it.
If you have questions about the information, please contact the Bank at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 770-792-8870.
Online Banking – Error Messages
We are experiencing issues with our online banking system that could be causing some of our business and personal online users to receive an error of “ No response from enterprise server” or slow response times. You may also receive an “unable to log in” error message. We want to reassure you that this situation has our utmost attention.
We realize the critical nature of the issue and apologize for the inconvenience.
First Landmark Bank
Thank You for Four Great Years!
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Officers and Employees of First Landmark Bank, we send our thanks to every client, business owner, professional, local resident, shareholder and community partner for your part in making the first four years for First Landmark Bank a success. We are so fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful community and look forward to another year of serving you.
Vice Chairman and CEO
President and COO
Terri Bunten Guthrie
Executive Vice President and CLO
An Invitation to March 28-30 Bank Open House
We invite you to join First Landmark Bank as we celebrate our 4th Anniversary at an Open House. We are very grateful to our clients, shareholders and community partners for four great years and want to thank you for confidence you have placed in First Landmark Bank.
Join us for refreshments including some of your favorite ‘old-timey’ candies, snacks and sodas. While you are at the Open House, be sure to sign up for some exciting door prizes, including an iPad.
The Open House will be held daily March 28, 29 and 30 at the Main Office and headquarters of First Landmark Bank
307 N Marietta Parkway in Marietta
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
If you need more information, contact Renee White at 770-792-8870.
Our Landmark is Your Landmark.
Hope to see you then!
OnLine Banking Update – Weekend of March 16-18
First Landmark Bank’s website is being updated the weekend of March 16-18. OnLine Banking clients will notice a difference in the log-in box as follows:
‘eConnect’ will temporarily be changed to read ‘Personal Online Banking’
‘eConnect Platinum’ will temporarily be changed to read ‘Business Online Banking’
After March 18, the wording will revert back to ‘eConnect’ and ‘eConnect Platinum’ as usual.
The update should not affect the ability to log-in to either online banking product. If you have any questions, please contact the Bank on Monday at 770-792-8870 or at email@example.com.
We appreciate your understanding of this temporary change. Thank you for allowing us the privilege to serve you.
First Landmark Bank Greeting Cards
First Landmark Bank is pleased to present the 2011-2012 limited edition greeting card entitled “Freedom’s Winter Solstice”, masterfully painted by local artist Nita Burge.
For the third consecutive year, First Landmark Bank commissioned an oil-on-canvas painting for the specific purpose of creating greeting cards to raise funds to benefit the community. All proceeds from the sale of the 2011 cards will be donated to two local organizations, SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center and the Special Needs Development Group/Horizon Field. We invite you to visit the Bank at 307 N. Marietta Parkway to purchase gift-boxed sets of 12 cards, for $10 - cash or check – and view the masterful original. The cards are available for purchase in the banking office and are available while supplies last.
For more information, contact First Landmark Bank at 770-792-8870.
New Advisory Board Member Added
First Landmark Bank President Terry DeWitt announces the addition of Ginny Rainey to the Bank’s Advisory Board. Ms. Rainey is the President and CEO of Mills Specialty Metals, headquartered in Cobb County.
Ms. Rainey is a life-long resident of Marietta and serves in the community as current president of the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association. Bank president Terry DeWitt stated, “For our Advisory Board, we look for business owners and professionals who impact our market through their business and community influence. Ginny Rainey’s experience allows her to offer fresh insight on how we are performing as a bank serving in Marietta and Cobb County.”
Other Advisory Board members include: Advisory Board Chairman Chris Foster, Whitehead Electric; David Cochran, Paces Properties, Inc.; Dr. Joseph A. Havlik, Jr., West Georgia Infectious Diseases; Evelyn Hedden, Cotton States Premier Properties, LLC; Amy Weber, Taylor English Duma, LLP; Randy Meyer, 3PD; Chris Poston, Traton Homes; Whit Smith, Real Estate Broker; Dr. Cameron B. Watson, Atlanta West Family Dentistry.
Allison Coley Hired as Controller
First Landmark Bank President Terry DeWitt announces the hiring of Allison Coley as Vice President and Controller with responsibilities including preparing financial statements and regulatory filings, overseeing the internal audit and information technology functions, and managing the day-to-day accounting activities. In his announcement, Mr. DeWitt stated, “Allison is a dedicated accountant with significant bank auditing and financial accounting experience, and we are fortunate to hire someone of her caliber.”
Ms. Coley has been in the financial industry for the past four years in a similar position with Quantum National Bank in Suwanee. The previous five years she was with Porter Keadle Moore as a senior auditor, where she managed a broad range of professional service engagements specializing in accounting, auditing and business advisory services to financial service clients.
Ms. Coley received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University in 2000, followed by a Masters of Accountancy there in 2001. Professionally she is affiliated with the Georgia Bankers Association and the Community Bankers Association, and she is a member of the Junior League of Atlanta. Her community involvement includes the Ronald McDonald House and the Chastain Therapeutic Horse Park.
Bank Hires Veteran Banker Jimmy Williamson
First Landmark Bank President Terry DeWitt announces the hiring of veteran banker Jimmy Williamson as Senior Vice President with responsibilities in commercial lending and business development. In his announcement, Mr. DeWitt stated, “First Landmark is fortunate to bring on board a well-respected, experienced lender that has a history in the Marietta and Cobb communities. We are in the business of helping local companies and individuals succeed, and Jimmy shares that philosophy and possesses the experience to expertly consult with his clients.”
Mr. Williamson has been in the financial industry for over 25 years and has been involved in commercial lending since 1993, with responsibilities increasing to senior level lending beginning in 1998 when he joined Marietta-based Southern National Bank (now United Community). He comes to First Landmark from the Johns Creek Office of Southcrest Bank.
Additionally, his background includes extensive credit experience gained at Barnett Bank (now Bank of America) from 1984-1992. At First Landmark Bank, he will join the commercial lending department headed by EVP/Chief Lending officer Terri Bunten Guthrie.
Mr. Williamson, a 1980 graduate of the University of Georgia with a Major in Finance, holds an M.B.A. from Georgia State University, completed in 1982 with a Major in Finance. During his career, he has instructed classes in the Atlanta area through the American Institute of Banking and Omega Commercial Lending studies.
Prior to relocating professionally to the Johns Creek area in 2008, Mr. Williamson was an active member of Marietta Kiwanis, local business associations, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association. Mr. Williamson is a resident of East Cobb.