John Pruitt to Manage Fidelity Bank Mortgage Services

Sep 13, 2011, 10:35 ET from Fidelity Bank

ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidelity Bank, a subsidiary of Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ: LION), announced the hiring of John M. Pruitt. Pruitt will manage Fidelity Bank mortgage.

Pruitt has twenty-six years of major retail mortgage experience. He has held several leadership positions in the mortgage industry, including past Executive Board member of Consumer Credit Counseling Services. 

Fidelity Bank's President H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. said, "Our goal is to be the premier home mortgage lender in Atlanta. John is the right person to make that happen."

Fidelity Southern Corporation, through its operating subsidiaries Fidelity Bank and LionMark Insurance Company, provides banking services and credit-related insurance products through 25 branches in Atlanta, Georgia, and Jacksonville, Florida, and an insurance office in Atlanta, Georgia.  SBA, indirect automobile, and mortgage loans are provided through employees located throughout nine Southern states.  For additional information about Fidelity's products and services, please visit the website at

Contact: Martha Fleming (404) 240-1504

SOURCE Fidelity Bank