Chatsworth, Ga., June 8, 2023 – First National Community Bank (FNCB) welcomes Jennifer Hunton as  Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for the Bank’s forthcoming Dallas, Georgia branch. Plans were announced earlier this month to open the full-service banking facility in Paulding County, Georgia within the city of Dallas, subject to receipt of appropriate regulatory approvals. The bank currently operates 10 full-service branch locations throughout northwest Georgia with loan production offices in Paulding County, Georgia and Chattanooga, Tennessee. FNCB aims to open the branch during the first quarter of 2024 to be located on the Highway 278 corridor at 104 Village Walk, Dallas, Georgia 30132.

“Jennifer’s extensive banking experience and knowledge of Paulding County will be instrumental in laying the groundwork and establishing the bank’s new branch in Dallas. She has steadfastly served the Paulding County community throughout her career and we are honored to welcome her to our family as we collectively endeavor to grow our Paulding County footprint,” said President and Chief Executive Officer, Ryan P. Earnest.

As a full-service bank, First National Community Bank will offer the Dallas community in-branch capabilities, as well as online and mobile solutions to help address customer banking preferences. The branch will provide an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including treasury management services.

“We are committed to our focus on growth in Paulding and West Cobb Counties. Jennifer’s robust involvement in the area and with her new role will be among the difference makers in serving our community with a full service branch,” said Senior Vice President and Paulding Market President, Alex Crenshaw.

Jennifer is a graduate of the American Institute of Banking (AIB), receiving her general banking diploma from the institution as well as numerous certifications including consumer lending, small business lending and manager training. A native of Paulding County, Georgia, she is a veteran community banker and business development professional, beginning her banking career in 1992. Over the span of her banking career, she has worked in deposit and loan operations, commercial, consumer and residential lending and business development, as well as leading a retail banking team.

“I’m honored to assume this new role. The long standing relationships built over the years with customers and community will help me to further the Bank’s mission of building stronger communities and creating opportunity for future growth in Paulding County,” said Hunton.

A strong supporter of the community, Jennifer has been active in a number of civic and community organizations, including the Paulding Kiwanis Club and Dallas Merchants Association. She has been involved with the Paulding County Chamber of Commerce since 2005 and is a proud graduate of Leadership Paulding 18 and is a 2023 Paulding Chamber of Commerce Ambassador. Jennifer also advocates for special needs children and young adults.


About First Chatsworth Bankshares Inc.

Founded in 1975, First National Community Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of First Chatsworth Bankshares, Inc., has approximately $550 million in total assets and $480 million in total deposits. We are a locally owned community bank with our branches located within a contiguous footprint throughout northwest Georgia with local decision making, exemplary customer service and extraordinary involvement in the communities we serve. The Bank operates 10 full-service banking offices in Adairsville, Calhoun, Cartersville, Chatsworth, Dalton (2 banking office locations), Eton and Rome (3 banking office locations), a mortgage office in Dalton and loan production offices in Paulding County, Georgia and Chattanooga, Tennessee. For more information, visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.