Mr. Dale has served as president of Dale, Inc., since 1985. Dale, Inc., located in
Nashville, Tennessee, is a specialty contractor and an authorized distributor of custom building
products. He was appointed as a director of the Company upon the completion of our acquisition of
Capital Bancorp, Inc., or Capital, in July, 2007.
Ms. Deer is Vice President of Development and Administration for Brasfield & Gorrie, one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, out of Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to joining Brasfield & Gorrie, Ms. Deer was a real estate consultant. From 2001 until March, 2013, Ms. Deer served as a principal of Bayer Properties, L.L.C., a full service real estate company based in Birmingham, Alabama, that owns, develops and manages commercial real estate. Ms. Deer joined Bayer Properties in 1999 to serve as an executive officer and general counsel of the company. Prior to that time, she was a partner in a large regional law firm in Birmingham practicing in the area of commercial real estate finance.
Mr. Foy is retired. From February, 2004 until February, 2008 he served as president
and chief operating officer of Furniture Brands International, Inc. During that time, he was also a
member of the board of directors of Furniture Brands International. Prior to 2004 he served as
president and chief executive officer of Lane Furniture Industries. Furniture Brands International
and Lane Furniture Industries are engaged in the manufacture of upholstered and wooden furniture.
Dr. Heyer has served as a physician and partner of Tupelo Anesthesia Group, P.A.
since 1989. In addition, Dr. Heyer has served as President of TAG Billing, LLC, a billing service
provider in the medical industry.
Mr. Holland has been president of Holland Company, Inc., a diversified sand, stone
and trucking company in Decatur, Alabama, since 1980. He is also the chairman and CEO of Alliance
Sand and Aggregates, LLC and owner and president of Cedar Ridge Golf Course, Inc. Mr. Holland
was appointed as a director of the Company upon the completion of our acquisition of Heritage
Financial Holding Corporation, or Heritage, in 2005.
Mr. Shmerling has served as chairman of Choice Food Group, a manufacturer and
distributor of food products, since July, 2007. Mr. Shmerling served as a senior advisor to Kroll,
Inc., a risk consulting company, from August, 2005 to June, 2007 and an executive vice president of
Kroll, Inc. from August, 2000 to June, 2005. Effective as of May, 2001, he also served as Chief
Operating Officer of Kroll. Mr. Shmerling was appointed as a director of the Company upon the
completion of our acquisition of Capital in July, 2007. Mr. Shmerling is also a director for
Healthstream, Inc., a publicly-traded company.