Quarterly profit up for Georgia Bank & Trust parent

...extraordinary recovery by taking steps to improve our future net interest margin," said Ron Thigpen, the president and chief operating officer. "Our balance sheet remains strong and we are well-positioned to support our customers and the community as...

Anthem to buy Cigna in $48 billion deal

...Cigna's current board will join the nine current members of Anthem's board.Cordani will serve as president and chief operating officer of the combined company, with Anthem's Swedish as chairman and CEO.

New arena football team set to debut in Aiken

...05 p.m.The Gladiators also plan on playing another preseason game in August.Gladiators co-owner and chief operating officer Tony Geiger said the exhibition games will serve as a preview for the team's inaugural 2016 season."Unlike...

Fire investigators done at Marshall Square site

...That's what we're kind of waiting on at this point is those test results," Wright said. Steve Mueller, the chief operating officer of the Nebraska-based company that owns the property, said it intends to rebuild the $27 million, three-story...

Biz Bits

...CLARKAward/honor: Elected as secretary of the Associated General Contractors of GeorgiaDetails: He is president/chief operating officer of R.W. Allen LLC. SCOTT JONESAward/honor: Received the certified preferred provider designation from CSRA...

Owners of Marshall Square retirement resort intend to rebuild

...rebuild."Not only is it our hope and intent to rebuild, we're preparing to rebuild," said Steve Mueller, chief operating officer for Resort Lifestyle Communities, the Nebraska-based company that owns the property. "We can't move forward...

Biz Bits

...County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education, which governs Aiken Technical CollegeDetails: He is chief operating officer for Aiken Regional Medical Centers. MARGARET WOODARDAward/honor: Appointed a member of the Rotary Club of...

Poll shows Americans support having Olympics in US

...Americans are eager to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games back to the United States," said Erin Murphy, the chief operating officer of Boston 2024.Paris, Rome and Ham burg, Germany, are the other declared candidates.

Former GM leader Brent Dewar added to NASCAR executive group as Chief Operating Officer

CONCORD, N.C. - Former General Motors executive Brent Dewar was hired as chief operating officer of NASCAR on Wednesday.NASCAR also promoted chief marketing officer Steve Phelps and senior vice president of racing operations...

Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...agency that has been under considerable pressure in recent years.Robyn Crittenden, executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Georgia Student Finance Commission, would replace Keith Horton as commissioner of Human Services, the...