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Bank names three to board of directors
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Forsyth County News

The Citizens Bank of Forsyth County announced the election of three new members — Jack Allen, Kevin Tallant and Scott Hansard — to its board of directors earlier this week.

“They have been very successful in their own businesses, they are well respected in the community and are men of integrity and high ethical standards,” said Tim Perry, bank president and CEO.

Added chairman of the board Jimmy Myers: “We are confident that they will be an asset to our bank and will serve our shareholders well.”

Allen has owned Ingram Funeral Home since 2004. He is a 1981 graduate of Appalachian State University in North Carolina and began his career after graduation in the family funeral business in Atlanta.

He and his wife, Julie, and their three children live in the north Forsyth area and attend Cumming First United Methodist Church.

Tallant is a founding partner of the local law firm Miles Patterson Hansford Tallant LLC. He is an undergraduate of the University of Georgia and received his law degree from the UGA School of Law.

He and his wife, Heather, and their two children live in Forsyth County and are members of Cumming First United Methodist Church.

Hansard is the owner of Hansard Insurance Agency Inc. in Cumming.

He started his insurance career in 1985, going to work for his family’s business after graduating from Forsyth County High School.

He and his wife, Jamie, reside in the Matt community of north Forsyth and attend Browns Bridge Community Church.