Leslie Hammond Named Signature Bank’s Volunteer of the Year

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Sandy Springs, Georgia, February 8, 2017 (Newswire) –Freddie Deutsch,  President and CEO of Signature Bank of Georgia, recently awarded Leslie Hammond the Volunteer of the Year Award for 2016 during the First Quarter Team Member Meeting.

A native of Atlanta, Leslie has always had a giving heart and a dedicated passion to serving the community and especially the military troops and their families.   An active member of the Cobb Chamber, Leslie is currently Co-Chair of the 2017 Honorary Commanders Association.  This association pairs community and business leaders with military personnel in a yearlong program designed to give leaders an opportunity to learn about military activities, their impact on the economy and the various aspects of the national defense system.  As a graduate of the 2013 Honorary Commanders Class, Leslie quickly gained insight and appreciation for the importance of collaborating with the military personnel to benefit the community and she served on the 2014 – 2016 Steering Committee.

Leslie also served as Co-Chair for the opening of the Cobb Chamber’s Military Support Center.  A first of its kind public-private partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency, the Georgia Department of Defense, Dobbins Air Reserve Base and it’s joint partners; Leslie led the opening of the center which serves National Guard and Reserve members, retired veterans and active-duty military personnel and their families.

Freddie says he recognized Leslie’s dedication to her passion early on when they met.  “Leslie made it clear to me during our first meeting, her passion to serve our troops was a priority and I appreciate what she has done for the community and how she represents Signature Bank as a leader in her volunteer efforts.  Her affiliation with these organizations throughout 2016 and her dedication to serving represented over 85 hours of community service in 2016.  From serving food to troops at the Atlanta Airport, to shopping for Christmas for military families, Leslie is truly most happy when she’s serving and we are so fortunate to have her on our team at Signature Bank as a role model and a valued Managing Director of our Retail Banking Team.”

Leslie is located at 6065 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, Suite 110.  She can be reached at 404-341-7271 and her email address is lhammond@signaturebankga.com.