Robert Cohen III & Brad Thompson join First Port City Bank Board of Directors

Published 10:17 am Wednesday, March 24, 2021

First Port City Bank (FPCB) and Port City Bank Holding, Inc., Bainbridge, Georgia, is proud to announce the recent appointment of Robert M. Cohen III and Brad Thompson to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Cohen is a lifelong resident of Bainbridge, Georgia, having graduated from Bainbridge High School and the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Rebecca, have 3 children and continue to carry on the family’s strong legacy in farming. Rob presently serves as president of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Association and as Director of the Georgia Pecan Growers Association. He is owner of RMC III, a family owned farming operation, President and Owner of Southeastern Fumigants, LLC, and SunKing Distribution Company. Mr. Cohen is also the Chairman of Decatur-Seminole Joint Development Authority Board. He is active in the Bainbridge/Decatur County community and a member of Morningside Baptist Church.

Mr. Thompson is a 4th generation farmer from Seminole County, Georgia. He graduated from Seminole County High School while farming his first crop during his senior year. Brad was selected to be a part of Class VII of the Peanut Leadership Academy in 2011 and received the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer award in 2012. He is actively involved as a shareholder in American Peanut Growers Group and Clover Leaf Gin & Warehouse. Together Brad, wife Amy, and two daughters make up Thompson Family Farms, currently farming approximately 3000 acres. They also own and operate AAA Aviation, LLC which primarily does aerial application by plane. Brad enjoys spending time with his family, flying, and working toward his next agribusiness venture. The Thompsons are active members of Trinity United Methodist Church in Seminole County.

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“We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to welcome Rob and Brad to the First Port City Bank board,” said Scott Ewing, President and CEO of First Port City Bank. “They each have a very strong business acumen and bring a wealth of expertise that further strengthens our ability to serve the needs of our local communities.”

Founded in 1974, First Port City Bank is approximately a $305 Million community bank offering a full line of financial services and solutions through 5 full-service banking offices, located in Bainbridge and Donalsonville, Georgia, and Yulee and Fernandina Beach, Florida. First Port City Bank is consistently ranked as one of the top community banks in the nation and continues to receive an “Excellent” financial rating from Bauer Financial, Inc., of Coral Gables, FL. For more information, visit Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. Follow FPCB on Twitter @portcity_bank, Instagram #firstportcitybank, Facebook @firstportcity, LinkedIn @First Port City Bank.