Welcome 2017 Getting to Know Us How Are We Doing Taking Care of Business Persona News from Your Bank that Makes it Personal Volunteer of the Year Online Banking Upgrade Signature Bank FIRST QUARTER 2017 Our Persona A newsletter to keep our clients informed and engaged 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting year Thank you I really appreciated how they walked me through the process There were no surprises because my Commercial Lender was always only a phone call away The team at Signature Bank took me under their wing educating me informing me and going out of their way for me Signature will always be my bank of choice because of their dedication and efforts in making my business ownership dreams come true Dr Maheshvar Patel Greg Dean Richard Ehler Smile Forever Atlanta Owner Achieve Physical Therapy Solutions Owner Extra Mile Auto Tire Service
Welcome 2017  Getting to Know Us  How Are We Doing   Taking Care of Business  Persona News from Your Bank that Makes it Pe...
A Productive Year The Signature Bank Team has eagerly welcomed 2017 With a fully staffed organization we are poised to deliver the best in class service and spread the good news about Signature s unique boutique banking style SERVING OUR CLIENTS Message from the President With another year behind us and great strides made to prepare us for 2017 I want to express my gratitude for your continued journey with Signature Bank In 2016 in addition to attracting some industry leaders for the bank we ve initiated quite a few measurements that give you a direct line to let us know how we are doing With your valued feedback we can continually enhance your client experience and create a personal instrumental banking relationship for you This quarter s newsletter is abundant with good news helpful hints and even includes a tutorial about the upcoming Personal Online Banking upgrade set to launch March 21st Enjoy We hope to see you soon Freddie Deutsch since 2005 PAGE 2 PERSONA
A Productive Year The Signature Bank Team has eagerly welcomed 2017. With a fully staffed organization, we are poised to d...
Getting to Know Us Featuring David Perlis Treasury Services Officer and Senior Portfolio Relationship Manager It may sound funny but I view Signature Bank as one of my children I knew many of the original officers and team members before the bank even opened in 2005 and was part of the birthing process too I watched the bank skin its knees grow and move forward I feel protective of the bank And I want people to come and meet the bank and see how personal banking can really be I want them to walk away saying Wow They really are different and this is what motivates me everyday to make it personal Today I am the Treasury Services Officer and Senior Portfolio Relationship Manager at Signature I assist clients in creating a banking relationship that is completely tailored to their unique needs I like to listen to clients describe their company and how it operates Then I like to find a way to improve a process or situation via a product or service we offer that blows away a solution they thought worked well Having spent 18 years in the big bank world before coming to Signature Bank I appreciate the fact my community bank really values what my experience and knowledge can bring to the organization I feel like my opinions and ideas are heard and considered and that makes this Dad very happy David dperlis signaturebankga com 770 206 5365 New Faces Lynda Kim joins as SBA Loan Operations Manager Assistant Vice President Lynda Kim joined the team in January as SBA Loan Operations Manager and Assistant Vice President Having recently received renewal of our SBA Preferred Lender status and with the addition of Lynda Signature Bank s SBA Lending Group is fully staffed and equipped to deliver the best in SBA loan program solutions to start ups and established business owners says Freddie Deutsch Lynda obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University in Atlanta in 2001 She pursued a career in the financial industry and gained experience in loan processing which led to a strong focus with the Small Business Administration Lending field since 2007 For the last five years Lynda served as an SBA Loan Specialist for a financial institution located in Duluth Gaining Lynda s support and experience has been icing on the cake since I joined Signature Bank in November says Eva Farag Senior Vice President and Managing Director of SBA Lending Group SBA deals require strong attention to detail diligence in prep work and continual follow up and focus to ensure the best interests of the client and the bank are protected Lynda brings those qualities and more to her role As SBA Loan Operations Manager Lynda will manage preparation and compliance with the SBA loan deals cultivated by Eva and other members of the bank team I m excited about this opportunity to further develop my skills with such an intimate team of professionals says Lynda Being equipped with the capability to exceed the needs of my clients makes Signature so appealing and to work with a team so knowledgeable and connected in the SBA sector means we can truly wow our SBA clients CONTACT INFORMATION lkim signaturebankga com 404 256 7725 FIRST QUARTER 2017 PAGE 3
Getting to Know Us. Featuring David Perlis, Treasury Services Officer and Senior Portfolio Relationship Manager It may sou...
How Are We Doing Alan Greenspan once said I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant And so it goes sometimes Communication fuels improvement and without it in banking it s a guessing game as to what our clients value In 2016 we implemented several new ways for you to share your Signature experience results all as a way to continually improve and enhance our value proposition Email Signature Survey A quick click survey has been added to our email signatures and the clients can easily click the diamond that best represents your interaction with the team and gives you an opportunity to elaborate with comments From there we can monitor our success and identify areas to improve SignatureBankGA com Pop Up Survey Another quick click pop up survey has been incorporated into our website for clients browsing or seeking information After the client has been on the page for a short period of time the survey appears and you can rate your website experience and offer more comments or suggestions This is a valuable resource as our web traffic continues to grow and more and more of our clients and potential prospects visit our website Knowing what you value is what makes the boutique banking business model at Signature so unique That way we can get right down to business with clear direction and result oriented solutions SignatureBankGA com A Helpful Resource Have you visited the Signature Bank website lately You can keep up with the latest news articles and we ve also added a link to an Economic Outlook newsletter that you may find very useful Visit often and click on the buttons below to be taken directly to these resource pages Signature In The News PAGE 4 Economic Outlook PERSONA
How Are We Doing  Alan Greenspan once said,    I know you think you understand what you thought I said, but I   m not sure...
Taking Care of Business BUSINESS BUILDER CHECKING BUSINESS CHECKING PRODUCTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOLLOWING SERVICES For clients with lower transaction volume Minimum to Open 100 No Monthly Service Charge up to 200 Transaction a Month 0 25 per each additional item thereafter No Minimum Balance Requirements BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP CHECKING For clients with larger transaction volume and higher balances Minimum to Open 100 Avoid 15 monthly service charge Maintain 7 500 daily balance or 25 000 average daily balance in any combo of linked accounts personal or business checking money market savings C D s and or average loan outstanding balance 500 transaction per month 0 25 per each additional item thereafter Online Banking Bill Pay Mobile Banking eStatements MasterCard Debit Card PC Support OTHER BUSINESS SERVICES BUSINESS ANALYSIS CHECKING Payroll Services Merchant Services Courier Services Credit Card Remote Deposit Capture Fraud Prevention Positive Pay ACH Wire Services For clients with high account activity and earnings credit ability to offset fees Minimum to Open 500 Provided via a qualified Third Party partner 20 Monthly Service Charge Earnings credit available to minimize or offset incurred fees based on balances Unlimited monthly transactions at low per item fees 0 25 per deposit or credit 0 25 per check or debit 0 10 per on us or transit item 0 15 per ACH credit 0 25 per ACH debit Detailed Analysis Statement COMMERCIAL AND SMALL BUSINESS LENDING For clients who need quick responses from the local decision makers Whether term loans or Small Business Administration SBA Signature wants to sit down and determine how we can save you time or money and fuel your financial goals Term Loans and Lines of Credit Equipment Financing Owner Occupied Commercial Real Estate Loans Debt Refinancing Expansion Working Capital Small Business Administration SBA 7 a Program 504 Program Express PRIVATE BANKING For professionals interested in working collaboratively with a Private Banker equipped to help manage all of your financial needs from personal to business Term Loans and Lines of Credit Acquisitions Start Up Buy Ins Expansions Leasing Purchases Surgery Centers in learning Interested itional 48 Hour d ut our Con ogram on r P l more abo a v o r p oan Ap Business L 0 000 0 5 o t p u loans RE E CLICK H QUESTIONS Click and Chat with one our experts right here in Sandy Springs schedule a meeting or open a new account online Visit SignatureBankGA com NMLS 405554 FIRST QUARTER 2017 PAGE 5
Taking Care of Business BUSINESS BUILDER CHECKING  BUSINESS CHECKING PRODUCTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOLLOWING SERVICES   ...
Volunteer of the Year 2016 Leslie Hammond Managing Director of Retail Banking reddie Deutsch President and CEO of Signature Bank of Georgia recently awarded Leslie Hammond the Volunteer of the Year Award for 2016 during the F First Quarter Team Member Meeting A native of Atlanta Leslie has always had a giving heart and a dedicated passion to serving the community and especially the military troops and their families An active member of the Cobb Chamber Leslie is currently Co Chair of the 2017 Honorary Commanders Association This association pairs community and business leaders with military personnel in a yearlong program designed to give leaders an opportunity to learn about military activities their impact on the economy and the various aspects of the national defense system As a graduate of the 2013 Honorary Commanders Class Leslie quickly gained insight and appreciation for the importance of collaborating with the military personnel to benefit the community and she served on the 2014 2016 Steering Committee Leslie also served as Co Chair for the opening of the Cobb Chamber s Military Support Center A first of its kind public private partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency the Georgia Department of Defense Dobbins Air Reserve Base and it s joint partners Leslie led the opening of the center which serves National Guard and Reserve members retired veterans and active duty military personnel and their families Freddie says he recognized Leslie s dedication to her passion early on when they met Leslie made it clear to me during our first meeting her passion to serve our troops was a priority and I appreciate what she has done for the community and how she represents Signature Bank as a leader in her volunteer efforts Her affiliation with these organizations throughout 2016 and her dedication to serving represented over 85 hours of community service in 2016 From serving food to troops at the Atlanta Airport to shopping for Christmas for military families Leslie is truly most happy when she s serving and we are so fortunate to have her on our team at Signature Bank as a role model and a valued Managing Director of our Retail Banking Team Congratulations Leslie Available on March 21st we think our personal online banking clients are going to love the changes that will occur with the online banking upgrade Click HERE to view a video tutorial of online banking as it will appear on March 21st WATCH TOPICS LIKE Getting Started A Quick Tour Home Accounts Transfers Payments Profile We strive to Make It Personal for you every day and bring you the best our industry has to offer After all you are our first priority 6065 Roswell Road Suites 110 600 Sandy Springs GA 30328 404 256 7700 NMLS 405554 FIRST QUARTER 2017 SBALoansAtlanta com SignatureBankGA com PAGE 6
Volunteer of the Year 2016 Leslie Hammond  Managing Director of Retail Banking     reddie Deutsch, President and CEO of Si...