Ameris Bank Columbia Market President Mze Wilkins has announced Kayla Abnathey has joined the Irmo location as branch manager. Abnathey will concentrate on growing consumer portfolios and cultivate business opportunities in addition to working alongside the Ameris Bank team to facilitate daily operations of the branch.

“Kayla’s commitment to customer service is evident by her continued growth in the banking industry,” said Wilkins. “We are excited she has decided to join the Ameris banking team and look forward to witnessing her continued success.”

Prior to joining Ameris Bank, Abnathey served in various banking roles at TD Bank, formerly known as Carolina First Bank, for 11 years. Abnathey most recently worked as a licensed banker specializing in life insurance and annuities in addition to providing banking products.

Originally from Pomaria, Abnathey currently resides in Chapin with her husband and their two children. They are active members of Chapin United Methodist Church.