Jake Jones Promoted to LaGrange Region Market Executive at Synovus
COLUMBUS, GA., Jan. 25, 2021 –Synovus today announced the appointment of Jake Jones as market executive for LaGrange, effective February 1. Jones succeeds Frank McRae, who will retire from Synovus at the end of the month after more than 40 years with the bank, including serving as LaGrange market executive since 2009.
“Jake is a lifelong resident of LaGrange with a deep commitment to his hometown. This community and our bank will be well served by his extensive banking experience and knowledge of industries and economic development opportunities in Troup County,” said Mark Lane, Synovus division CEO. “We congratulate Frank on a well-earned retirement and thank him for his work on behalf of our bank, customers, and LaGrange/Troup County for four decades, as well as his continued service as Chairman of our local Board of Advisors.”
A Troup County native, Jones joined Synovus in 2004 and is a graduate of LaGrange Academy and The University of Georgia. He serves on the boards of Heart of West Georgia Inc., LaGrange Gridiron Club, LaGrange College Leadership Council, and is a member of the LaGrange Rotary Club, which he served as president in 2016-2017. Jones is on the executive committee of Troup County Historical Society, and serves as treasurer of Troup County Special Olympics and Chairman of the West Georgia Health Hospital Foundation.
Synovus Bank, a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services together with its affiliates through 289 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank has been recognized as one of the country’s “Most Reputable Banks” by American Banker and the Reputation Institute. Synovus Bank is on the web at synovus.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Equal Housing Lender.