HENTHORN NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ATLANTIC COAST BANK Kathryn Henthorn to lead the Atlantic Coast Bank Law Department JACKSONVILLE, FL. (March 2, 2015) – Kathryn E. Henthorn was recently named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Atlantic Coast Bank and Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation. Henthorn will be responsible for all corporate governance and compliance, contracts, vendor management, litigation and intellectual property.
Henthorn joined the bank in 2014 with more than 17 years of diversified legal experience. Management of the day-to-day administration of the Law Department is Henthorn’s primary role, but she also provides support and guidance to the Human Resources Department in regard to employee related concerns, policies and procedures, and development of training materials that reflect the Company’s commitment to providing a safe and non-discriminatory workplace. Henthorn will also be partnering with the Enterprise Risk Management team to identify, evaluate and prioritize risks, and assist in the development of policies and processes to effectively manage those risks. Henthorn was also recently appointed to the First Coast YMCA board of directors for the Brooks location.
“Kathryn brings a tremendous amount of expertise to Atlantic Coast Bank and we are thrilled to have her as a member of our leadership team.” said John K. Stephens, President and CEO for Atlantic Coast Bank. “She is also committed her community and giving back. We are extremely fortunate to have her representing Atlantic Coast Bank.”
Henthorn’s new role is effective immediately and she will report directly to bank president, John K. Stephens.
About Atlantic Coast Bank Atlantic Coast Bank, founded in 1939 in Waycross, Georgia is a federally chartered community bank serving more than 20,000 account holders throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. With eleven branch offices and its headquarters in Jacksonville, FL, customers have access to a network of more than 850,000 ATMs nationwide. With over $706 million in assets as of December 31, 2014, Atlantic Coast Bank is positioned to be the premier community bank of the region. Atlantic Coast Bank exceeds the banking needs of its customers, while providing a high level of customer service. Current service offerings include mortgages, consumer loans, commercial loans and SBA loans for personal and business banking customers. The Bank’s holding company Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under ticker symbol ACFC. For more information visit www.atlanticcoastbank.net or follow us on Facebook at AtlanticCoastBank and on Twitter @AtlanticCoastBk ####