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Liberty Shares, Heritage Bank hires CFO
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James M. Floyd Jr., president and CEO of Liberty Shares, Inc. and The Heritage Bank, announced recently that Robert B. “Rob” Briscoe has been named chief financial officer for both companies. He will begin Monday. 
Briscoe served as executive vice president and CFO of Savannah Bancorp and The Savannah Bank from 1990 until June 2008.  Since then, he has been CFO of Dozier Crane and Machinery in Pooler. Before 1990, Briscoe worked in public accounting in Savannah and for eight years with Savannah Bank & Trust Company and its successors.
“Rob has experience in executive management, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, public company financial reporting and the various complexities and responsibilities associated with a public reporting bank holding company,” Floyd said. “His public market experience, knowledge and solid track record will be valuable to our management team and our directors as we navigate through the current economic environment and we enter the next stage of our corporate growth.”
Briscoe said, “I am excited about the opportunity to join the Liberty Shares and The Heritage Bank management teams.   They have a great history, and their client-centered approach to community banking has led to an excellent reputation. 
“I look forward to working with Jim Floyd and his fine team of community bankers in our ongoing mission to be Southeast Georgia’s financial services leader for our clients, shareholders, and employment team,” he said.
Briscoe graduated from H.V. Jenkins High School in Savannah and Auburn University. He has been a CPA since 1976. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the CFO Council of the Institute of Management Accountants in Savannah. He is also a member of the Armstrong Atlantic State University Economics Department Advisory Council. 
Briscoe and his wife Rhonda, who have been married 30 years, live in Savannah. They have two adult children and will become grandparents to twin boys in April. Briscoe enjoys tennis and is a member of Bible Baptist Church.

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