Tallahassee People on the Move

Tallahassee People on the Move

Coldwell Banker Honors Realtor Lisa Carey

Tallahassee Realtor Lisa Carey of Coldwell Banker was recently honored with the global company’s President’s Circle Designation. Lisa Carey represents the top 7% of Coldwell Banker agents worldwide. She ranked in the top 3% of Tallahassee Realtors in 2021 with a sales volume in excess of $14 million. Lisa Carey is a Realtor with Tallahassee’s Coldwell Banker Hartung.

Landon Lee Joins Prime Meridian Mortgage Team

Landon Lee has joined the mortgage team at Prime Meridian Bank as a Mortgage Lending Officer (NMLS #1519399).

Lee is an experienced mortgage lender and originates residential conventional, FHA and VA mortgage loans, as well as non-conforming portfolio mortgage loans. A Tallahassee native, Lee is formerly of Capital City Bank and Capital City Home Loans, LLC, where he earned the 2020 Rising Star Award for loan production.

Prime Meridian Bank serves the Tallahassee, Crawfordville and Lakeland markets from four offices located in north and central Florida. For more about Prime Meridian Bank, visit TryMyBank.com.  Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #393620.

Tholley Taylor Rejoins Bevis Funeral Home as COO

Bevis Funeral Home, a provider of comprehensive funeral services in the Big Bend for more than 57 years, recently announced the addition of Tholley Taylor as chief operating officer.

Taylor has over 20 years of industry experience, including 13 years as a licensed funeral director at Bevis before founding Lifesong Funerals & Cremations in Quincy with his wife, Sarah Bevis Taylor, in 2015. They added a Tallahassee location in 2021.

Bevis President Rocky Bevis said that adding Taylor is important for the company’s mission to serve families with changing needs.

“The return of Tholley to Bevis Funeral Home ensures that we continue to adapt to the changing needs of our community without compromising the values that have allowed us to faithfully serve families for more than half a century,” he said.

Taylor is a 1998 graduate of Leon High School and a 2001 graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, Indiana. He and Sarah live in Tallahassee with their three children.

Capital City Bank Promotions

Capital City Bank announced four team member promotions within the Tallahassee bank operations. Lee Ann Newton, Cindy Rawls, Zeynep Solak, and Beverly Spath all received promotions and are on the move.

Newton graduated from the Florida Bankers Association Supervisors Academy in 2000 and BSA/AML School in 2016. She also received a certificate for Anti-Money Laundering and Fraud Specialist in 2018. Newton has worked with Capital City Bank since 2019 and has 14 years of prior banking experience. Newton’s promotion to the transactional risk and fraud prevention assistant manager makes her responsible for developing and coaching analysts and leading efforts to provide fraud prevention to bank clients.

Rawls has served over 35 years with Capital City Bank and earned the title of online banking and support manager. She will now oversee day-to-day operations for the Electronic Banking Services Department. Rawls, a graduate of Chipola College in Marianna, Florida, was named a top service leader in 2017 by Capital City Bank. She is also the president of the Havana Ladies Golf Association and volunteers with Havana Main Street and the Warrick Dunn Charities.

Solak holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Support and Network Administration from Minneapolis College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. She joined Capital City Bank in 2021 and has just earned the assistant vice president of project management title. In her new position, Solak will direct the efforts of a three-person team of in-house project managers to ensure the successful delivery of project objectives. In addition, she will advise internal managers and teams on the best use of project management disciplines and approaches.

Spath has over 35 years of management roles at community banks throughout Florida and has served as a Capital City Associate since 2011. As the new vice president of central document imaging, Spath will be responsible for directing all activities and standards related to document imaging and retention operations. She graduated from St. Petersburg College and holds Banking and Banking Compliance certifications from the American Bankers Association and Emory University.

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