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Statesboro businessman elected to Sea Island Board
Jody Stubbs, president of Stubbs Oil Company, joins bank board
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    Statesboro businessman Jody Stubbs has been elected to the Board of Directors of Sea Island Bank, according to an announcement by Bruce Yawn, chairman of the board. Stubbs is president of Stubbs Oil Company, a wholesale oil distributor based in Bulloch County.
    "I have known Jody for many years and we are excited to have him on our team at Sea Island Bank," commented Yawn. "He's a good businessman who has been active in his church and involved in our community. He will be a great addition to our board of directors."
    A Bulloch County native, Stubbs is a summa cum laude graduate of Georgia Southern College with a BBA degree in accounting. He worked as a certified public accountant for Arthur Andersen and Company for three years before joining Stubbs Oil Company in 1977.
    "I am honored to be part of a bank that has a long history of service to people in Bulloch and surrounding counties," said Stubbs, whose family has banked with Sea Island for several generations.  "Sea Island Bank builds lasting relationships with customers, and I feel that has been one of the keys to its remarkable success during the past 105 years."
    Stubbs is a member of the Statesboro Rotary Club, Bulloch Academy's Board of Trustees and a former director for the Georgia Oilmen's Association. He is active in First Baptist Church of Statesboro where he serves as a deacon and teacher of the Searchers Sunday School Class.
    He and his wife Beth have five children and three grandchildren.
    Founded in 1901, Sea Island Bank is an affiliate of Synovus Financial Corp., a diversified financial services holding company.
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