""Fidelity Bank"":https://www.lionbank.com/ has hired a new leader for its mortgage division with the addition of John M. Pruitt. Charged with full management of the financial institutions mortgage services, Pruitt will join the bank's Atlanta headquarters.[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
Boasting more than 26 years of retail mortgage experience, Pruitt has been in previous executive positions with various companies in the mortgage industry. Additionally, Pruitt has functioned as an executive board member for Consumer Credit Counseling Services.
Commenting on his hiring, president of Fidelity Bank, H. Palmer Proctor, Jr., said, ""Our goal is to be the premier home mortgage lender in Atlanta. John is the right person to make that happen.""
Fidelity Bank is a subsidiary of ""Fidelity Southern Corporation"":http://www.fidelitysouthern.com/, and the entity is one of two adjacent organizations under the Fidelity Southern umbrella, which also includes LionMark Insurance Company. The company provides banking and credit-related insurance Georgia and Florida through its 25 branches. Fidelity Southern's lending operations encompass SBA, indirect automobile, and mortgage loans in nine states in the Southern U.S.