1st Franklin Financial Recognizes Employees For Years Of Service

During the first quarter of 2015, 1st Franklin Financial recognized two employees for their many years of service to the Company.

Ronnie-MorrowMr. Ronnie Morrow, Vice President of Operations celebrated 45 years with the Company on February 14th.  Mr. Morrow joined 1st Franklin Financial as a Field Representative in the Winder, GA office in 1970. He was promoted to Branch Manager in 1971 and served in that position in the Calhoun, Buford and Winder, GA offices until 1976. In 1976, Ronnie was promoted to Regional Operations Director where he served for 20 years before being promoted to Area Vice President. Mr. Morrow was named Vice President of Operations in 2001 and has remained in that position to date.

Cathy-ShoverMrs. Cathy Shover, Branch Manager of the Hawkinsville, GA loan office celebrated 25 years with the Company on March 6th.  Mrs. Shover joined 1st Franklin Financial in 1990 as a Manager Trainee in the Hawkinsville, GA office. She was promoted to Customer Service Representative in 1992 and Assistant Branch Manager in 1993. Cathy has served as Branch Manager of the Hawkinsville office since 1996.

In appreciation for their years of dedicated service, both Ronnie and Cathy were presented with a special awards from 1st Franklin Financial CEO and President Ginger Herring, Ben F. Cheek, IV, Chairman of the Board, and Vice Chairman of the Board Ben F. Cheek, III.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation has been in the consumer finance business since 1941. The business is headquartered in Toccoa, Georgia and operates through 285 branch loan offices located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

1st Franklin Financial Recognizes Employees For 25 Years Of Service

During the first quarter of 2014, 1st Franklin Financial recognized two employees for 25 years of service to the Company.

Mrs. Cindy Jefferies, Branch Manager of the McDonough, GA loan office celebrated 25 years with the Company on January 3rd.  Mrs.Jeffries joined 1st Franklin Financial as a Manager Trainee in the McDonough office in 1989. She was promoted to Customer Service Representative in 1992 and Assistant Manager in 1994. She has served as Branch Manager of the McDonough office since 1996.

Mrs. Judy Mayben, Branch Manager of the Aiken, SC loan office celebrated 25 years with the Company on March 24th.  Mrs. Mayben joined 1st Franklin Financial in 1989 as a Manager Trainee in the Statesboro, GA office. She was promoted to Customer Service Representative in 1992 and Branch Manager of the Aiken, SC office in 1994.  Judy served six years as a Regional Operations Director in South Carolina before returning as Aiken Branch Manager in 2011.

Both Cindy and Judy were presented with a special award from Vice-Chairman Buddy Cheek and President Ginger Herring in appreciation for their years of dedicated service.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation has been in the consumer finance business since 1941. The business is headquartered in Toccoa, Georgia and operates through 276 branch loan offices located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Sharon McDonald Honored For 25 Years of Service

Vidalia, GA – Sharon McDonald, Branch Manager of the 1st Franklin Financial Vidalia loan office was recognized for her 25 years of service with the company on June 1, 2013.

Sharon L. McDonald

Sharon L. McDonald

 Mrs. McDonald joined the company in 1988 as a cashier in the Vidalia, Georgia loan office. In 1993 she was promoted to Assistant Manager and to Branch Manager in 2002.  Sharon was presented with a special award from Vice-Chairman Buddy Cheek and President Ginger Herring in appreciation for her years of dedicated service.  Sharon makes her home in Vidalia, GA.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation has been in the consumer finance business since 1941. The business is headquartered in Toccoa, Georgia and operates through 270 branch loan offices located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The Vidalia office is located at 1100 East First Street; phone 912537-1912.

Joe Daniel Honored For 25 Years of Service

Vidalia, GA – Joe Daniel, Regional Operations Director for 1st Franklin Financial, was recognized for his 25 years of service with the company on June 1, 2013.

William Joe Daniel

William Joe Daniel

Mr. Daniel joined the company in 1988 as Branch Manager of the Vidalia, Georgia loan office.  After 14 years as Branch Manger, Joe was promoted to Regional Operations Director in 2002.  Joe was presented with a special award from Vice-Chairman Buddy Cheek and President Ginger Herring in appreciation for his years of dedicated service.  Joe makes his home in Vidalia, GA.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation has been in the consumer finance business since 1941. The business is headquartered in Toccoa, Georgia and operates through 270 branch loan offices located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The Vidalia office is located at 1100 East First Street; phone 912537-1912.

Sheila Waters Honored For 35 Years of Service

Sheila Waters

Eastman, GA – Sheila Waters, Branch Manager for 1st Franklin Financial’s Eastman office, was recognized for her 35 years of service with the company on March 27, 2013.  Ms. Waters joined the company in 1978 as a Cashier and was promoted to Branch Manager in 1995.  Sheila was presented with a special award from Vice-Chairman Buddy Cheek and President Ginger Herring in appreciation for her years of dedicated service.  Shelia makes her home in Eastman, GA.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation has been in the consumer finance business since 1941. The business is headquartered in Toccoa, Georgia and operates through 267 branch loan offices located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The Eastman office is located at 841 College Street; phone 478-374-4333.

Regina Alexander Honored For 40 Years of Service

Hartwell, GA – Regina Alexander, Assistant Branch Manager for 1st Franklin Financial’s Hartwell office, was recognized for her 40 years of service with the company on February 12, 2013. Ms. Alexander joined the company in 1973 as a Cashier and was promoted to Assistant Branch Manager in 1989.  She was presented with a special award from Vice-Chairman Buddy Cheek and President Ginger Herring in appreciation for her years of dedicated service.  Regina resides in Hartwell, GA.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation has been in the consumer finance business since 1941. The business is headquartered in Toccoa, Georgia and operates through 269 branch loan offices located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The Hartwell office is located at 376 E Howell Street; phone 706-376-4773.