The History of The Coastal Bank 
 
1954 - Bank founded in Hinesville, Georgia 
 
1970 - Received state charter 
 
1982 - Holding company established 
 
1986 - Acquired Southern Bank & Trust.  Entered Savannah, Georgia market 
 
1999 - Headquarters moved from Hinesville to Savannah  
 
2004 - Entered South Carolina market 
 
2007 - Tom Wiley joined The Coastal Bank as chairman, president and CEO.  The Coastal Bank exited South Carolina market 
 
2008 - Raised $7MM in equity.  Acquired BankSouth Savannah locations. 
 
2012 - James A. LaHaise named President and CEO of The Coastal Bank.  New mortgage office opened in Richmond Hill, GA. 
 
 
 
 
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