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South Georgia Banking Company’s Neil Joiner to Retire after 35 Years of Service to Dooly County

December 31st will mark the end of Neil Joiner’s dedicated service to the banking industry of Dooly County. Joiner’s retirement comes after 35 years of banking; first as a loan officer and president for Bank of Dooly and eventually as City President for South Georgia Banking Company’s Vienna branch.



A native of Dooly County, Joiner graduated from Unadilla High School in 1970 and went on to pursue a degree in Business Management from Valdosta State University. He was a graduate of Georgia Banking School and received another degree from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.



Though his career in banking kept Joiner busy, he has also been an active member of the community. He served as a board member for the Dooly County Chamber of Commerce for over 30 years, and has been a long time member and serves as current chairman for several local development authorities including: Crisp-Dooly Joint Development Authority, Dooly County Industrial Development Authority, Vienna Development Authority and Vienna Downtown Development Authority.



Joiner has served in various positions with the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) and the Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA), including several terms as Director of CBA.



Neil and his wife, Jane, have been married since 1974 and had triplets in 1978: Erin, Seth and Carrie. They now have four grandchildren: Abby, Melanie, Megan and Walt. The Joiner family is active in Vienna First Baptist Church where Neil currently serves as deacon, church pianist and Sunday school teacher.



Neil’s hobbies include writing, music and fishing. He is publishing his first book this year, an illustrated patriotic poem entitled, “What America Is” - which was inspired by his triplets who were five years old when he wrote the poem.



Joiner will be missed as both a hardworking and vibrant member of the South Georgia Banking Company family and the Dooly banking industry as a whole. SGBC will be holding a retirement reception in Joiner’s honor on Friday, December 11th from 3pm to 5pm at their Vienna location, 210 South 3rd Street. All are welcomed. Come help us celebrate Neil Joiner who believes that “George Bailey continues to provide the best example of what a banker should be.”

Customer Security

Online Security


As a consumer or a business that uses online banking you will be interested to know that supervisory guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council will guide banks to continue to assure that your accounts are properly secure and all types of online transactions are safer and more secure.

The authentication process is vital to insure that it is you, and  not someone that has stolen your identity or taken over your business account, logging into your online account and conducting transactions.  Multifactor authentication uses more than one method of verification and is a stronger fraud deterrent. 

Our solution is designed to reduce the risk of fraud by confirming user identity when a user accesses online banking with their user ID, plus additional security layers/components.

Customer vigilance is critical to your online safety.  Knowing how fraudsters work and understanding the risks will help you have a safe online banking experience.  Following are links that provide critical “need to know” information.

7 tips for protecting yourself online

8 tips to protect your identity

5 ways to protect your small business from account fraud

10 ways to protect your mobile device


Fraud & Identity Theft

Consumer Alerts

Consumer Reporting Agencies

Small Business Information Security Resources