April 10, 2009
John Jackson (BBA 1976) has been in banking in Atlanta for almost 30 years. In 2004, he joined Atlanta Bancorporation and currently serves as the president and CEO of Bank of Atlanta, a community bank located in the midtown area. He started his career with Bank South, focused on retail banking, consumer lending, mortgage lending and commercial lending. In 1991, Jackson moved to SouthTrust where he remained until 2004. His leadership responsibility at SouthTrust grew from regional manager in 1991 to regional CEO when the bank was acquired by Wachovia.