FNB&T names new board members


Special to Atmore News

First National Bank & Trust (FNB&T) recently announced the appointment of three new board members: Elliott Faircloth, Chase McGhee, and Dr. Steven Shirley.
“The bank is so excited to have these three professionals join our organization,” FNB&T President and CEO Paul Oberkirch said. “We look forward to their leadership and help with guiding the bank in the future.”
Elliott Faircloth is a franchisee / business partner with Restaurant Support Services. They currently operate and manage three Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen locations in Atmore, Brewton and Jackson, Alabama. His team has received the Operator of the Year award in recognition of their exceptional operations in the markets they serve. Faircloth is a graduate of Escambia County High School and the University of Alabama with a degree in Human Environmental Sciences.
Chase McGhee is the director of Hotel Operations for Wind Creek Hospitality in Atmore. He has been with Wind Creek Hospitality since 2009 and has served in many different areas of management within the hotel. McGhee is a graduate of Escambia County High School and Auburn University, with a degree in Business Administration.
Dr. Steven Shirley is a veterinarian and owner of Atmore Animal Hospital. He attended Escambia Academy and earned his B.S. in Biology from Samford University with Summa Cum Laude honors. He graduated from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine with Cum Laude honors. Dr. Shirley is a member and deacon of First Presbyterian Church of Atmore and also serves on the West Escambia Utilities Board.
The current FNB&T Board of Directors includes chairman, Robert Hendrix of Hendrix Tractor Company; vice chairman, Rob Faircloth of David’s Catfish; James W. Johnson of Johnson Ford; Thomas G. Moore, retired veterinarian; Lisa Swift of Swift Lumber Company; H. William Wasden of Burr Forman LLP; D. Shapard Marks IV of Swift Lumber Company; Page Swift of Swift Lumber Company; William R. Hendrix of Hendrix Tractor Company; and Paul Oberkirch, president & CEO of FNB&T.