Originally created 12/14/01

Bank announces 2 new board members



Augusta-based Georgia Bank & Trust Co. announced Thursday the addition of Terry D. Elam and Frank Lawrence to its board of directors.

Mr. Elam, the president of Augusta Technical College, also serves on the boards of the Development Authority of Richmond County, the American Red Cross, the Georgia Medical Center Authority and MCG Health Inc. The Richmond County native is a recipient of Paine College's Outstanding Alumni award. He and his wife, Patricia, have two children.

Mr. Lawrence, the owner of Bobby Jones Ford and the Augusta Stallions arenafootball2 team, also serves on the board of Augusta State University and is active in the Hale House Foundation. He and his family reside in Augusta.

"Mr. Elam and Mr. Lawrence bring much knowledge and experience to our organization and we are very proud to have them on our board," said E.G. Meybohm, the chairman of the board.