Saunders Jones III is the Chief Lending Officer for Coosa Valley Credit Union. While he is responsible for managing all lending areas of Coosa Valley (Auto Loans, Credit Cards, Personal Loans, Mortgages, and Business Loans), his true heart is in helping small business owners and real estate investors. He has helped hundreds of his clients succeed over his 15+ years of banking experience.
A graduate of Cartersville High School, he obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia, he obtained his M.B.A. in Finance from Kennesaw State University, and he received his diploma from Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University (LSU). He has been married to Katie Glawson Jones for over 14 years and together they have two children, Katie Anne (12) and “SJ” (9).
Saunders has served in various leadership positions over the years with many local organizations including the Rotary Club of Bartow Country, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, and the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce where he served as the 2017 Chairman. They are active members of Cartersville First Baptist Church.
Barry Henderson is the owner of Henderson and Sons Funeral Home. The Floyd County native is a 1978 graduate of Pepperell High School in Lindale. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Jacksonville State University, where he was a member of the Gamecock Baseball Team and the Kappa Alpha Order. He received his Associate Degree in Funeral Service from Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta in 1987 and was awarded The Bill Pierce Award. Barry has been licensed as a funeral director and embalmer in the State of Georgia since 1987. He serves on the Board of Directors for Greater Community Bank here in Rome, is a member of the Rome Lions Club, is an alumnus of Leadership Rome. He also served as a community coach for varsity baseball at Darlington School for 13 years. Barry is a member of the Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. Barry is married to the former Nancy Nelson and they have two sons, Wes and Garrett.
Todd Bussey is the second generation owner of Bussey’s Flowers and Gifts which has been in operation since 1976. He operates two floral design centers in Floyd and Polk counties. In addition to beautiful fresh flower arrangements, Bussey’s creates gorgeous wedding and event flowers. They also carry the most extensive collection of sympathy flowers in the area. Bussey’s sells green plants, flowering plants, succulent gardens, traditional dish gardens, blooming baskets and exotic orchid plants. They also offer a great selection of occasion themed gifts, including wonderful fruit and gourmet gift baskets.