GAINESVILLE - Wachovia has named Brian Willman its market president for Gainesville, effective immediately. In his new role, Willman will be responsible for the overall growth of the Gainesville market and surrounding area, and will oversee the market's retail, commercial and wholesale banking operations.Willman fills the role upon the promotion of Allen Brinkman, who will be moving to Birmingham, Alabama, to be Wachovia's regional president for the northern territory of its Mid-South region.
...A Gainesville resident, Willman has been a senior community banker in Gainesville since 2003.
During that time, he's
built strong relationships with his
clients and has been an integral part of Wachovia's growth in market share for the Gainesville MSA.
brings to this role 11 years of banking and financial services experience.Aside from a strong community banking background, he
also has corporate and investment banking experience, and commercial mortgage underwriting and investment experience.He
holds NASD series 7 and series 63 licences.A 1995 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Willman earned a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration.Willman also is an active member of the Gainesville community.He is a member of the Gainesville chapter of Rotary International, the Hall County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Hall County, the YMCA, and Junior Achievement.