He began his career with Price Waterhouse in Atlanta in 1983. He entered the banking industry with The Chattahoochee Bank in Cobb County, from 1986 to 1990, where he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Chattahoochee Financial Corporation and The Chattahoochee Bank. Later, DeWitt joined New South Federal Savings Bank in Irondale, Ala., where he served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and chief accounting officer. In 1998 he received the Outstanding Young Banker Award from the Alabama Bankers Association.
DeWitt has also served as executive vice president and member of the board of directors of National Bank of Commerce (now Cadence Bank), in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
He joined the organizational team of First Landmark Bank in 2007 before its 2008 opening, serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He was named president and chief operating officer in 2011, and CEO in 2013.
He is a 1983 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
He is a member of the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association, the Marietta Country Club and the Rotary Club of Marietta, where he was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He serves on the board of directors, is Finance Committee chairman of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and is past chairman of the Board of the Cobb Community Collaborative.
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