First Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSGI) announced today that Robert P. “Bob” Keller had been appointed to First Security’s Board of Directors and Joseph E. “Joe” Dell had been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.
Keller is a Managing Director of Triumph Investment Managers, LLC. First Security and Triumph have partnered to explore avenues for the creation and restoration of shareholder value. Triumph is also working with First Security to refine and further develop a comprehensive business plan centered on relationship banking, with the goal of creating a profitable, diversified and core-funded community banking franchise.
Keller serves in leadership board positions with two financial institutions. He is the Chairman of Security Business Bancorp, a community bank based in San Diego, California, and Chairman of First State Bank, a community bank based in Cranford, New Jersey. Keller also serves as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Pennichuck Corp, a publicly traded water utility holding company in Nashua, New Hampshire. Prior to co-founding Triumph, Keller served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of three financial institutions, all of which were in excess of $1 billion in assets prior to their sale.“We are continuing to develop a close working relationship with Triumph,” said Ralph E. “Gene” Coffman, Jr., President and Chief Operating Officer of First Security. “Bob’s addition enhances the leadership and banking experience on our Board of Directors as we re-engineer and refine our strategic direction.” Joe Dell With three decades of experience in community banking, Dell has a strong background in commercial, small business and consumer lending and has held a number of leadership roles. “We are extremely pleased to have Joe join our executive management team here at First Security; his management experience and expertise in lending and credit administration will be a tremendous asset to our bank,” said Coffman. “He strengthens our commitment to support the communities we serve in east Tennessee and north Georgia.”
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV