Meet Our Trust Services Team
Jackie Bishoff - Group Vice President & Trust Department Manager
Jackie has worked in trust management since 1986. Prior to joining First American Bank & Trust Company in 2009, Jackie was employed by a regional bank's local trust department specializing in personal trust and estate administration. Over the years, she has worked in personal trust, corporate trust and employee benefits. She is a graduate of West Virginia University with a bachelor's degree in accounting. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Athens. She serves as an elder of Commerce Presbyterian Church and the Treasurer for Friends of Athens Creative Theater.
Kemp Gaskill, CFP®, CTFA - Vice President & Trust Officer
Kemp has worked in trust management since 1996. Prior to joining First American Bank & Trust Company in 2006, Kemp worked with a regional bank based in North Carolina. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor's degree in economics, he has earned a Trust Certificate from Campbell University and holds both a Certified Financial Planner™ certification and Certified Trust and Financial Adviser designation. His current responsibilities include business development and trust and retirement plan administration. He is the past President of the Classic City Rotary Club and serves on the Executive Board of the Northeast Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is also a past Board Member and Treasurer of Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc.
Laurie Jackson - Assistant Vice President & Trust Operations Manager
Laurie joined First American Bank & Trust in November 2005 and has worked in the Trust department since July 2016. Laurie has 27 years of banking experience. Her banking experience includes customer service representative, branch sales manager, consumer lender and branch operations manager. Laurie is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. She attends Athens Church and is heavily involved in dog rescue, fostering with Angels Among Us Pet Rescue.
Molly Towles - Assistant Trust Officer
Molly joined First American's trust team in May of 2014. Molly has significant management experience primarily from her many years in the Assisted Living Industry. Additionally, she served several years as a program specialist with the University of Georgia Institute of Gerontology. Molly is a graduate of Georgia College and State University with a degree in Music Therapy. She completed her graduate degree in Gerontology at the University of Georgia.
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