Pedro A. Bryant President & Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining Metro Bank, Mr. Bryant was President and CEO of American State Bank in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His background also includes other management positions at banks in Georgia and South Carolina. Mr. Bryant has also taught undergraduate economics at Savannah State University. Mr. Bryant earned an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Morris Brown College and a Masters of Business Administration Degree from Georgia Southern University. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware and American Bankers Association's American Institute of Banking with diplomas in Commercial Credit, Consumer Lending and General Banking.

Lori L. Elam, CPA Executive Vice President & CFO

Ms. Elam has over 20 years in banking with experience in audit, financial reporting, tax, risk management, compliance and retail. Her background includes eight years in public accounting at a regional firm that specializes in services for financial institutions. Lori earned her Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Louisville and is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Elam is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and has a Wharton Leadership Certificate.

Board of Directors

Pedro A. Bryant
Metro Bank

Dr. F. Bruce Williams
Bates Memorial Baptist Church

Sharon M. Bond
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District

Ryan Bridgeman

Marland Cole
Baptist Health

Earl L. Stringer
Gold Key Realtors

Gerald Reynolds
LG&E and KU Energy LLC

John Rippy
Republic Bank