Ray Petty

Ray Petty - Director


Mr. Petty resides in Birmingham, Alabama, and serves on the Montgomery Advisory Board for an independent commercial bank, ServisFirst Bank, based in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Petty was serving on the board of directors of ServisFirst at the time of his appointment as chief development officer in July 2008, a position he held until 2019. Previously, Mr. Petty was retired after a 34‐year career in commercial banking with SouthTrust Bank. Mr. Petty served for 27 years in Montgomery, the last 20 as the Montgomery area president. During the last nine years of his Montgomery tenure, Mr. Petty also served as South Alabama/Mississippi regional president. In addition, he taught commercial lending for 15 years at University of South Alabama’s banking school. Mr. Petty earned a bachelor’s degree in History from Auburn University.

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