Citizens Community Bank Appoints Four New Board Members

Staff Report From Valdosta CEO

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Hugh M. Chancy, R Ph.

Hugh is co-owner of Chancy Drugs in Hahira, Adel, Lake Park, Valdosta and Moultrie and serves on multiple boards within his profession including the Boards of the National Community Pharmacy Association Chairing the Legislative and Government Affairs Committee and the Academy of Independent Pharmacy.

Hugh is a 1988 graduate of the University of Georgia earning a BS in Pharmacy and he later received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UGA College of Pharmacy in 2006 and the Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation in 2012.   Among many other awards and recognition for pharmacy, he also received the Visionary Award from Smith Drug Company in 2006 and the Pharmacy Development Services Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014.

Hugh is married to Tina Whitaker Chancy, also a pharmacist, and they have two sons attending the University of Georgia.  

David L. Peterson

David is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Voiceover U.S., dba as I7 Strategies.  He is a partner with Healthy River Ventures, is a Board Director of Payments First of Atlanta, GA as well as a Director of Argos Risk of Minneapolis, MN.  David is one of the most sought after consultants in the country.  He travels throughout the year speaking and working with banks on various technologies to assist with the delivery of products and services.

David began his career in banking with the Commercial Bank and served as Sr. Vice President of Operations from 1989-2005.  He was instrumental in starting Gold Leaf Technologies and was CEO for many years. 

David L. Peterson and his wife Samantha live in Hahira.

Jesse L. Maranville

Jesse is co owner and President of Georgia Gulf Sulfur Corporation. He also serves as Chairman of the Valdosta State University Foundation and was a past member of the business advisory board of the Valdosta University / Langdale College of Business. 

Jesse is a native of Douglas, Georgia and graduated from Valdosta State University in 1971 with a BS in Finance. Jesse and his wife Mary Jo “Dedo” reside in Valdosta. 

Russell D. Henry

Russ is a partner in the Coleman Talley Law Firm in Valdosta. He also serves as a board member on the Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of South Georgia, the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation and the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
Russ received his BSA degree from the University of Georgia in 1992 and his Juris Doctors degree (Magna Cum Laude) from Georgia State University in 1996.
Russ and his wife Anne reside in Valdosta.