Brian Peters is regional executive and head of the Southeast for Citizens Bank. He was hired in December 2016 to lead the expansion of the $160 billion asset Rhode Island-based super-regional bank’s commercial banking operations in the Southeast. He has nearly 30 years of banking experience and, before joining Citizens, was a managing director at SunTrust, where he served as Head of National Corporate Banking, leading a geographic expansion that included the opening of seven new offices.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Indiana University. He is based in Atlanta, where he has served clients and the community since 1991.
John Priore is the co-founder of Priority and served as Chief Executive Officer of Priority from August 2005 until assuming the role of Vice Chairman of the Board in December of 2018. He has over twenty-five years of experience in the payments industry. Prior to founding Priority, he was the Executive Vice President of Financial Systems at Ingenico, and also served in a variety of positions at other firms, including NOVA, First Data and American Express.
He is a member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), a legacy member of the Alpharetta Technology Commission and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Electronic Transactions Association. His commitment to the industry has helped propel Priority to be a leader in payments technology. John Priore is the brother of Thomas Priore, Priority’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman.
April Stammel is Vice President of Newport US RE. She excels in leading business development, marketing, creative strategy and event management for start-ups, non-profits and growing organizations.
Holly Stewart is a franchisee with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK in Atlanta, GA.