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December 4, 2015

Sabal Trust Appoints Bryant N. Jones as President

Jones uniquely qualified to maintain quality of leadership to meet clients’ expectations for success

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (December 4, 2015) – Sabal Trust, the largest employee-owned trust and investment management company in Florida, is pleased to announce Bryant N. Jones has joined the company as President, effective November 16, 2015. Bryant will also assume the positions of President of the Holding Company and member of both Boards of Directors.

Bryant previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Reliance Financial Corporation, where his responsibilities included: strategic planning, finance, human resources and marketing for all of the company’s subsidiaries, including Reliance Trust Company. He also served as Chair of the Trust Investment Committee, which oversees the investment of $10 billion in client assets.

“Bryant is uniquely qualified to provide the leadership necessary to continue Sabal Trust’s history of outstanding client service, growth and success that generations of clients and families have come to expect from us,” said Ward Curtis, Sabal Trust’s chairman.

Bryant earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Alabama, and an MBA from Emory University. He is also a graduate of the Tuck Executive Program at Dartmouth College.

About Sabal Trust
Sabal Trust (, the largest employee-owned trust company in the state of Florida, provides investment management, trust and other services to individuals, corporate and not-for-profit organizations. Sabal Trust has $2 billion in assets under management. Sabal Trust and its predecessor companies trace its history to 1983. Sabal Trust has offices in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Sarasota and The Villages, Florida.

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