May 13, 2013
Press Release: Pearl Cleage, Renowned Atlanta Author and Playwright, Speaks to Business Leaders at Atlantic Capital Bank's Women in Leadership Forum
On April 30, Atlantic Capital Bank hosted its Women in Leadership Forum featuring Pearl Cleage, an award-winning author and playwright. The event, which was attended by 60 people, was held in the Circle Room at the Woodruff Arts Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by Ms. Cleage’s remarks. Read More >
March 26, 2013
Press Release: The Metro Atlanta Chamber Names Atlantic Capital Bank As A Finalist For The 2013 Global Impact Awards
by Julie Bryant Fisher
Press Release courtesy of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Recognizing excellence and innovation in international business, Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) has picked 12 outstanding Atlanta companies as finalists in four categories for the 2013 Global Impact Awards. Finalists include Infosys, Neurok Software LLC, Utility Service LLC, Global Payments Inc., EndoChoice, Bluewater Energy, United Parcel Service, Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Atlantic Capital Bank, Manufacturing Resources International, @International Services and AGCO Corp. Read More >
January 3, 2013
American Banker: Four banks to watch from the 2007-8 Startup Class
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June 6, 2012
Press Release: Atlantic Capital Bank to begin SBA Lending Program
Atlantic Capital Bank (ACB) announced today the recent hire of small business specialist Juan Lago, an expert in the Atlanta small and emerging growth business market, whose addition signifies the inception of the bank’s Small Business Association (SBA) lending program. Read more >
May 18, 2012
Atlantic Capital Bank Featured in national Fox Business News article on succession planning
On May 18, Fox Business News published an article, “Retirement Planning When You’re the Boss,” that featured Maura McKenna, Senior Vice President at Atlantic Capital Bank, as an expert on succession planning. Please click here to read the article on Fox Business News’ site. To read Maura McKenna’s own article on the topic, “Succession Planning for the Closely Held Company,” please click here.
April 20, 2012
Atlantic Capital Bank 5th Anniversary Featured in Atlanta Business Chronicle
On Friday, April 20, The Atlanta Business Chronicle featured a piece about Atlantic Capital Bank’s growth from a start-up to over a billion dollar in asset bank in just five years. The writer, Kat Greene, attributed the bank’s success to its innovative business model of focusing on building relationships, not building branches.
“We set out to accomplish something distinct for our clients, and we’ve made great strides in just a few years,” says Doug Williams, President and CEO of Atlantic Capital. “Our clients know they can expect a superior level of service and local market expertise when they bank with us. We’re giving them certainty in uncertain times.”
Click here for access to the article on the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s website.
March 1, 2012
Atlantic Capital Bank Provides Term Financing to Park Springs for Atlanta Continuing Care Retirement Community
Isakson Living has secured $47.3 million in mortgage financing to refinance the existing indebtedness of Park Springs, a stabilized 474-unit continuing care retirement community located in Stone Mountain, GA.
The Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman team representing Isakson Living included Richard Swartz and Phil Anderson as Co-Heads of Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman's Senior Housing Capital Markets team, Senior Director Jay Wagner and Director Aaron Rosenzweig. The financing was provided by Bank of America and Atlantic Capital Bank.
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November 4, 2011
Doug Williams interviewed on the Butler on Business radio show
In the interview, Mr. Williams focused on the potential negative impact of the Dodd-Frank regulation on small banks’ ability to provide small businesses with interest rate risk management.
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October 18, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Atlantic Capital Bank President & CEO Addresses U.S. House of Representatives Committee Regarding Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Douglas Williams urges legislators to pass Small Business Credit Availability Act
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August 14, 2011
"Solid Backbone" Remains
Banking Environment Remains in Flux
Atlanta Journal Constitution - AJC.com
This article features a commentary by Sonny Deriso, Chairman of Atlantic Capital Bank, about the ongoing changes in Atlanta's banking market and how those changes are impacting state business. Click here to read the article.
August 10, 2011
Atlantic Capital banker featured in WABE FM interview: "The Financial 'Catch 22' Faced by Foreign Employees in the U.S."
ATLANTA, GA (WABE) - Locating a business in Georgia can be a challenging endeavor especially for a foreign company. And foreign employees face some unique obstacles, such as getting a driver's license or obtaining credit. In this clip Jeff McCoy, international banker at Atlantic Capital Bank, comments on the credit situation and offers a few helpful solutions. Audio clip ©Copyright 2011, WABE.
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August 8, 2011
Atlantic Capital Board Member Appointed Deputy Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools
Steve Smith, a member of Atlantic Capital Bank’s Board of Directors, has been appointed Deputy Superintendant/Chief of Staff for the Atlanta Public Schools.
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June 10, 2011
Atlantic Capital Chairman recognized as one of 100 Most Influential Atlantans of 2011
Walter M. “Sonny” Deriso Jr., Chairman of the Board of Atlantic Capital Bank, was recognized for his work with the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority as one of the 100 Most Influential Atlantans 2011 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Excerpt from the June 10, 2011 Atlanta Business Chronicle:
"Walter M. “Sonny” Deriso was one of the original members of the GRTA board of directors, first appointed in June of 1999, and serving as chairman since May of 2001. Under Deriso’s leadership, GRTA has been a catalyst for action on transportation issues in metropolitan Atlanta and throughout the state."
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April 4, 2011
Press Release: Atlantic Capital Bank and Atlantic Capital Bancshares Name Three New Directors to Board
Atlanta, Georgia - Atlantic Capital Bank and Atlantic Capital Bancshares announced today the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors: Marietta (Martie) Edmunds Zakas, R. Charles Shufeldt and Douglas J. Hertz. The three executives will join the Board’s current members in helping to guide one of the state’s fastest-growing banking organizations. The new directors will bring unique viewpoints honed from decades of experience in diverse industries.
March 9, 2011
NewFields, an Atlantic Capital Bank client, wins Global Impact Award
Atlantic Capital Bank is pleased to congratulate its client, NewFields, for winning The Global Impact Award for Economic Development: Trade/Business Development. This award, presented by the Metro Atlanta Chamber, recognizes a company that has operations in the Atlanta area and has exhibited significant growth in terms of capital investment and high-quality job creation as a result of international trade, community leadership and sustainable practices.
NewFields is an international firm of environmental experts in the fields of engineering, life sciences and environmental medicine. The firm provides comprehensive services for the resolution of all aspects of environmental liabilities, focusing on environmental stewardship and asset protection. The team currently works with more than 50 Fortune 500 companies with projects in over 70 countries. NewFields began in 1996 in Atlanta and today has 35 employees at its Atlanta headquarters and a total of over 200 employees worldwide. www.newfields.com
April 30, 2010
Atlantic Capital Bancshares honored at Atlanta Business Chronicle's Pacesetter Awards
Publication names organization one of Atlanta’s fastest-growing private companies
(ATLANTA, Ga. – April 30, 2010) – Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc. (Atlantic Capital), parent of Atlantic Capital Bank, announced today that it has received one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Pacesetter Awards honoring the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Atlanta for 2010. Atlantic Capital ranked 22nd in the publication’s list, which was based on an analysis of the nominated companies’ growth over the past two years. Atlantic Capital Bancshares posted a significant increase in revenue and grew its staff by more than 25 percent during that time period. Both of these achievements may be attributed to the company’s dedication to building a team of seasoned, experienced bankers, implementing advanced technologies and maintaining healthy capital levels despite the recent economic turmoil. Read More
January 2, 2009
Banks defy 'herd,' say no to federal stock plan