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Meet Our Team


David Dorsett, EVP Commercial Lending Manager

Mr. Dorsett joined Fidelity Bank in February 2014 as Executive Vice President and Commercial Lending Manager. David has over 29 years of experience in Commercial and Retail Banking, where he previously served as the Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at the Bank of North Georgia. David earned his B.B.A. in Finance at the University of Georgia. David resides in Alpharetta, GA.

Bart Straughn, Senior Commercial Lender

Bart is a senior banking executive with over 35 years of experience in the Jacksonville, Florida market.  He graduated from University of South Florida with degrees in Finance and Management.    He has completed extensive executive and  professional training including RMA Commercial Lending, Principle Centered Leadership, and Stop At Nothing.  Bart serves on the Florida Theatre Board of Directors and is the Chairman of the Administrative Council for his church.  He has been married 35 years to his wife, raised three daughters and now has four grandsons.

Andrew Akin

Andy has over 21 years of commercial banking experience focused on family-owned businesses in Metro Atlanta.  He received a BS in Accounting from the University of Alabama.  He resides in Kennesaw, GA.

Nicole Bellmann

Nicole Bellmann has over 13 years of experience in banking. Nicole has served as a Member and Chair of Development for the Frazer Center’s Board of the Directors and as a Member and Treasurer for the Board of Directors of the Callanwolde Foundation. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a Minor in French.

Jan Conrad

Jan has been in the banking industry for over 20 years.  She is a sought out trusted advisor who not only understands business but can give you the connections and financial tools to help grow your business.  She is a visible and highly effective advocate for businesses.  This has been demonstrated by numerous trips to Tallahassee to meet with our representatives about key issues business face.  She currently serves on the Board for Orange Park Medical Center and Pace for Girls.   She has served on the Clay County Development Authority as an appointee of the Governor of the State of Florida.  She chaired the committee in 2009.  She has served on the Clay County Chamber Board and has been a member of Rotary for many years.

Marlon Evans

Marlon is a Commercial Banker with over 18 years of commercial and retail mortgage experience. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. He has spent his career in the Fayette County area and is a member of the Mid-Georgia Home Builders Association and Former Member of the Fayette County Board of Realtors. Marlon lives in Peachtree City.

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David Fentress

David Fentress has over 24 years of banking experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida State University. Previously, David has served on The Boys and Girls Club of Martin County Board of Directors, The Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta Board of Directors, and the Peachtree Heights East Neighborhood Board as President. He also served as an Honorary Board Member for the Georgia Special Olympics.

Sherri Lathan

Sherri Lathan has over 22 years of banking experience in Metro Atlanta area and earned a BA in Economics from Spelman College. She is actively involved in several civic organizations and serves as Education Chairperson for Risk Management Association, Atlanta Chapter.

Steven Lehwald

Steven Lehwald has over 13 years of banking experience and holds a Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Florida.

Julie Love

Ms. Love joined Fidelity in late 2016 as a Commercial Credit Portfolio Manager.  She has over 35 years of banking experience in Commercial Credit, Private Wealth Management Credit, Retail, Operations, and Accounting with SunTrust Banks, SouthTrust, and AmSouth. She is a Board member of Wilderness Works, and Northside Kiwanis Club Foundation and an active volunteer with Historic Oakland Foundation and Ronald McDonald House. She is originally from Tucson, AZ and has lived in Atlanta since 1989.

Kevin Lubitz

Kevin has over 20 years of banking experience in the Metro Atlanta area.  He received his BA in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.  He is a graduate of Leadership Sandy Springs and has held a variety of Board positions on non profits.  He is currently involved in the Roswell Recreation Department and Roswell North Elementary.  Kevin and his family reside in Roswell. 

Robert Miller

Robert has been helping businesses across all industries in the Jacksonville, FL area with their banking needs for over 40 years.  He specializes in commercial real estate loans, LOCs, franchise financing, equipment loans, fleet financing, church borrowing needs, expansion needs, minimizing fraud potential, and maximizing cash cycle.  This wide skillset, coupled with a strong dedication to customer service, makes Robert an ideal partner to help your business succeed.  When not in the office, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife, daughters and grandkids, traveling and attending sporting events.

Brad Morris

Brad has been helping businesses in Jacksonville, Nassau County and Baker County by providing them with the banking tools to help them grow.  While specializing in commercial mortgages and equipment financing, Brad is well versed in treasury management and managing cash flow, particularly for smaller businesses.  Brad is an outdoorsman, he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Mickey Parker

Mickey has 22 years lending experience in commercial, private and consumer banking. He graduated from Mercer University with a B.B.A. degree in Business and Political Science. Mickey is also a graduate of Stonier Graduate School of Banking and The Southeastern School of Advanced Commercial Lending. Mickey’s role at Fidelity Bank includes operating a commercial loan office in Macon, Ga. He and his wife Kathy live in Jones County.

Karen Pilcher

Karen Pilcher has 30+ years of commercial and retail banking experience in the North Metro Atlanta area. Karen joined Fidelity Bank in 2014. Karen is a graduate of Leadership North Fulton and is a member of the Roswell Rotary Club. She also serves as President of the Board of Trustees of Georgia Ensemble Theatre and Treasurer of Friends of Barrington Hall. Karen and her husband reside in Roswell.

John Reynolds

John has 30+ years of banking experience concentrating in Commercial Lending.  He received a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Georgia State University.  He resides in Gwinnett County and is a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett.

Tim Roche

Tim has over 12 years of banking experience specializing in C&I Banking and working with manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and operating companies with working capital and equipment financing needs. He holds a BBA in Finance from Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.

Nathan Rushin

Nathan Rushin is a Senior Vice President For Fidelity Bank.  He is responsible for managing the bank’s Northeast Atlanta commercial lending team.  In addition, Nathan is also a senior commercial banker that specializes in working with companies who have annual sales between $5-75 million.  This includes a strong understanding of all Cash Management Services.  Nathan began his banking career in 1989 as  a part time teller and has worked in all areas of banking.  He graduated from Georgia State University in 1993 and from the Georgia School of Banking in 2000.

Mike Scott

Mike has over 30 years of commercial banking experience. He received his BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia. Mike is an active member of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, and he is currently enrolled in the 2016 class of Leadership Fayette.  He resides in Newnan, Ga. with his wife, Mary.

Paul Watson

Paul has over 20 years of experience in various lines of retail and commercial banking in Jacksonville, FL including managing portfolios consisting of working capital credit lines, C&I loans, owner-occupied commercial real estate, construction/perm loans, income-producing commercial real estate, investment real estate, and home equity lines of credit.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a minor in Psychology from Florida State University.  Paul is active in the Jacksonville community as a Take Stock In Children mentor and member of the Northeast Florida Builders Association and NAIOP.  He lives in Ponte Vedra Beach with his wife and two daughters.

Jeffrey Woodin

Jeffrey has 23 years of financial industry experience, specializing in commercial lending, treasury management and relationship building. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. At Fidelity Bank, Jeffrey will focus on building out the Commercial Bank in Florida to include Sarasota and Manatee Counties with additional focus in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Ft. Myers, and Naples. Jeff sits on the Board of Directors for Hope Family Services in Bradenton and currently resides in Lakewood Ranch.

Ray Zavacki

Ray Zavacki has over 18 years of experience in banking.  He holds an MBA in Finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA).