River City Bank is proud to announce the addition of William S. Wade as Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. In his role as Commercial Relationship Manager, Will’s responsibilities will include identifying and expanding business relationships, and delivering financial products and services to both new and existing clients in North Georgia.  Will joins our team with over 20 years of Real Estate, Commercial Banking, and Senior Management Banking experience, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Market President for Pinnacle Bank in Lumpkin/Dawson Counties.

Will has established a successful career in both banking and public service, serving for over two decades primarily in Dawson and Lumpkin Counties. In 2017 he was recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of Georgia Trend’s “40 under 40” recipients. Will was also nominated by his peers to serve in 2017 – 2018 as the Rotary District 6910 Assistant District Governor for Dawson, Lumpkin and White Counties for Rotary International.

Will is deeply connected to the communities of North Georgia volunteering and serving on multiple civic organizations, to include serving on the Dawson County Board of Education from 2004 – 2020, Division of Child Support Services, Georgia’s 9th Congressional District Representative for the NSBA Advocacy Institute just to name a few. Additionally, Will was appointed by former Governor, Sonny Perdue, to serve on the Georgia Mountain Regional Commission, the NSBA Advocacy Institute, and most recently was elected last November as the State House Representative for District 9. Will has a passion for serving the citizens, small businesses, and communities of North Georgia and feels he best serves those needs as a banker and an elected official for our state.

“We are honored and very excited that Will has joined our team of talented bankers at River City Bank and, with the addition of Will, we continue to enhance our strategic growth efforts across North Georgia.” said Jamie Tallent, President and CEO.

Will and his wife, Dr. Jennifer Sheffield-Wade, Assistant Principal at Lumpkin County Middle School, have two children and reside in Dawson County.  They are devoted members of Mill Creek Baptist Church in Dahlonega, Georgia and are very active in both Lumpkin and Dawson Counties.