Chatsworth, Ga., March 19, 2023 – First National Community Bank (FNCB) has outlined its plans in Dalton, where the bank operates two full services branch locations and a mortgage lending office. The plans include an enhanced and expanded focus on commercial, mortgage and consumer lending. The bank is also focused on continued support of Dalton’s community and economic development initiatives and has partnered with Believe Greater Dalton on their economic development initiative and the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce as presenting sponsor for the chamber’s first Economic Outlook Breakfast, to be held at the Dalton Convention Center on Wednesday, April 5th at 8:30 AM.

“The bank has a long-standing commitment to Dalton, and we are encouraged by our progress here. We look forward to becoming the area’s go-to source for commercial and mortgage lending and financial expertise. It is an honor for First National Community Bank to partner with Believe Greater Dalton and the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce to collectively work towards making a positive and lasting impact in the community,” said President and Chief Executive Officer, Ryan P. Earnest.

The bank’s focus remains on assisting small businesses and consumers throughout Dalton with their personal banking and business lending needs through a robust suite of products and services that are geared to meet the needs of this rapidly growing community. The Dalton Commercial Loan Production team is headed up by, Gary Middleton, who serves as Dalton Market President and is housed at the Bank’s Northgate Drive location and Brad Ramsey, who serves as Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager and is housed at the Bank’s Thornton Ave. location. The mortgage lending team is headed up by Marla Zuspan, who serves as Vice President, Mortgage Department Manager at the Hamilton Street mortgage office.

“We remain grateful for our area’s past support and the FNCB team looks forward to serving our community in the future,” said Gary Middleton, Dalton Market President.

To further exemplify its commitment in Dalton, the Bank will host an Open House in partnership with the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce to commemorate FNCB’s 47 years in business. The Open House is scheduled for April 26, 2023 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at First National Community Bank’s Dalton Northgate Drive Branch, located at 362 Northgate Drive, Dalton, GA 30720


About First Chatsworth Bankshares Inc.

Founded in 1975, First National Community Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of First Chatsworth Bankshares, Inc., has approximately $570 million in total assets and $486 million in total deposits. We are a locally owned community bank with our branches located within a contiguous footprint throughout northwest Georgia with local decision making, exemplary customer service and extraordinary involvement in the communities we serve. The Bank operates 10 full-service banking offices in Adairsville, Calhoun, Cartersville, Chatsworth, Dalton (2 banking office locations), Eton and Rome (3 banking office locations), a mortgage office in Dalton and loan production offices in Paulding County, Georgia and Chattanooga, Tennessee. For more information, visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.