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Macke Mauldin

Macke Mauldin named chair of the Alabama Bankers Association board of directors

Macke Mauldin, president of Bank Independent, has been named chairman of the Alabama Bankers Association board of directors.

Mauldin is president, CEO and vice chair of BancIndependent Inc., the holding company of Bank Independent, a $2.7 billion community bank headquartered in the Shoals, and Interstate Billing Service, a provider of accounts receivable management to businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada and located in Decatur.

“Macke will often introduce himself as an eighth generation native of the Shoals area and a third-generation community banker. The significance reflects his deep commitment to both the region and the banking industry,” said Scott Latham, ABA president and CEO. “Macke is passionate about the positive impact of economic development, which is demonstrated through his service to the association and the issues important to our industry.”

Mauldin brings more than 42 years of banking experience, community involvement and economic development leadership to the ABA role. He serves as a director and current chair of the Shoals Economic Development Authority, and a director for the Southern Development Council and the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama. He also represents the Shoals on the board of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama. He also has served as chair of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce and Athens State University.

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In banking, Mauldin services on the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s Deposit Advisory Committee and was a former director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta – Birmingham branch.

Mauldin earned his bachelor’s degree from Auburn University.

Other ABA officers are: Chairman-elect Dwight Gamble, president and CEO of HNB First in Headland; Vice Chairman Charlie Williams, president and CEO of Citizens Bank & Trust in Guntersville; Treasurer Mike Vincent, president and CEO of United Bank in Atmore; and Past Chairman Mike Ross, president and CEO of CB&S Bank in Russellville.

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