On September 21st, 2020, Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp, Inc., was featured in Bloomberg Businessweek in the article “One of Finance’s Few Black CEOs Thrives Where Big Banks Fled” by Jeff Green and Peter Robison.
The article examines how Southern Bancorp’s unique mission has made it an excellent candidate to help tackle the current crises of COVID-19 and systemic racism. Williams talks about Southern Bancorp’s PPP loan experience, talking with the president of the United States, and current issues in the communities Southern Bancorp serves. He also puts forth some bold plans for the future.
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One of Finance’s Few Black CEOs Thrives Where Big Banks Fled
Under Darrin Williams, Southern Bancorp is pitching traditional banking to the untrusting and the unbanked.