Brent S. Garrett Receives National Leadership Recognition

CBL State Savings Bank is proud to recognize Senior VP, Brent Garrett, for being nationally named one of Independent Banker’s Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders.

Independent Banker, the flagship publication of Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), has named Brent S. Garrett, CBL State Saving’s Bank Senior Vice President, as one of its 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders. The first-annual, nomination-based award recognizes up-and-coming community bankers who demonstrate exceptional potential in leadership, innovation and community work.

“This group of young professionals should give all of us a sense of pride and optimism as we look to the future of America’s community banks,” said Matt Kusilek, publisher, Independent Banker. “Now more than ever, this industry sees the value of the energy and ideas of people like our emerging leaders, who believe in the importance of the community banking model. We’re really pleased to be able to highlight their accomplishments so far and look forward to what they’ll do next.”

“We are honored to have Brent as an integral part of the CBL management team and want to congratulate him on this well-deserved award,” said Jennifer T. Jones, CEO and President of CBL State Savings Bank.

Garrett lives in Greer with his wife and three children and is a graduate of Lander University in Business Administration. He brings 14 years of leadership experience and has served our community in many areas including, but not limited to: chairman of IBSC Leaders of Tomorrow, former chairman of the Greater Greer Education Foundation, chairman elect of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, member and former chairman of the chamber’s Leadership Council, chairman of the Greer Family Fest, and serves as a deacon of Greer First Presbyterian Church.

Winners are featured in the June 2019 issue of Independent Banker, and showcased on their website at: