Get to Know Keith Beckham

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Born and raised in Central Georgia, Persons Banking Company President Keith Beckham is proud to serve the community that raised him.

He’s been the president of Persons Banking Company since October 2019. And he has led the bank during one of the most uncertain times in our country’s recent history.

Keep reading to learn more about Keith, his love for his community, and what he wants his customers to know about PBC.

Persons Banking Company President Keith Beckham

About Keith Beckham

Persons Banking Company:
Please tell us a little about yourself. What do you enjoy doing off the clock? Can you tell us about your family and your connection to the communities Persons serves?

Keith Beckham: 

I was born and raised in Perry and attended Auburn University where I earned  Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees.

My banking career has spanned 36 years having served as president and CEO of three banks and starting a bank in 1997.  

I am married to Alice with one daughter and two wonderful grandchildren, along with two Great Pyrenees dogs, one rescue puppy, and one chicken.  

My hobbies include working on our farm, hunting, fishing, and scuba diving. I also have my pilot’s license.

My father was the Mayor of Perry and later a Houston County engineer, and my mother served the Houston County Board of Education for 40 years.

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Keith & Central Georgia


How long have you lived in Central Georgia? What do you enjoy most about living here?

I have lived in Perry off and on for 30 years.  It has been a great honor to come back home to serve as President of Persons Banking Co. as it is the bank where I had my first bank account.

It is great to be back home serving the community and having the opportunity to interact with childhood and family friends.

The Persons Banking Co Difference

What do you think separates PBC from other banks?

Serving customers with respect and hospitality separates PBC from our competition. 

We can make decisions that serve our customers’ needs quickly and efficiently at the local level.  

At PBC, we take time to get to know our customers and understand their needs.

Keith Beckham’s Message to Persons Banking Co. Customers

We care about your financial security and serving you quickly and efficiently through local bank offices, telephone banking, ATMs, our call center, internet banking and mobile banking.  

We are available 24/7 365 to meet your banking needs.

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