On Saturday, February 11, 2012, Carver State Bank held a reception in the ballroom of the Savannah Civic Center to kick off its 85th Anniversary celebration. Chartered February 23, 1927, Carver State Bank is the oldest bank headquartered in Savannah. Attorney Robert E. James, II served as master of ceremony for the event, and the special guest and speaker for the reception was The Honorable Michael A. Grant, President of the National Bankers Association. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the NBA is the trade organization that represents the minorityowned banks in America.
During his dynamic address, Grant commended the Carver State Bank family on reaching this milestone. He highlighted the achievements of the bank’s president, Robert E. James, who has led the bank for the past 40 years.