Board of Directors

Robert “Chris” Collins, Chairman


Mr. Collins has over 35 years in the agricultural industry, owning and operating a grain elevator, peanut buying point, cotton gin & warehouse, as well as being a producer of row crops.

Mr. Collins attended the University of Georgia and is a lifelong Burke County resident.

Mr. Collins serves on the Board of Directors for the First National Bank of Waynesboro and is Chairman of the Budget Committee for the First Baptist Church.

He and his wife, Elizabeth, have two children who joined his business after completion of their education.

Dr. Joseph Jackson, Jr

Dr. Jackson is a lifelong resident of Burke County.  He received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia and did his internship in Daytona, Florida

Johnny Christian, MD

Dr Christian is originally from Alabama He has made Burke County his second home for over 25 years.

Specialty: Family Medicine/Obstetrics
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean, Montserrat, BWI
Internship: The Medical Center, Columbus, GA
Residency: The Medical Center, Columbus, GA

Richard Bailey, CPA, P.C.


Bailey has owned his own accounting firm for over 33 years.  He graduated from Augusta College and has been a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for over 35 years.  Bailey serves on Augusta Technical College’s Advisory Board.  He is a member of First Baptist Church in Waynesboro, Georgia, and serves on the finance committee.  Also, Bailey is a member of the Waynesboro Exchange Club.  He is married to his wife, Linda, and has one son.

Stacey Herrmann, LUTCF

Agency Manager Georgia Farm Bureau

Mr Herrmann has been with Georgia Farm Bureau for over 25 years. He resides in Waynesboro with his wife, Julie and 3 children.