David Holmes has been a mainstay in the mortgage industry for more than 30 years, each of which has been driven by a commitment to helping create the reality of homeownership for thousands of people. An integral part of the Atlanta mortgage banking industry, David has held senior-level management and executive positions in risk management, secondary marketing, operations, project management, and production. His career arc allows him to better understand the entire industry, which benefits BankSouth Mortgage’s internal team as well as our clients. As BankSouth Mortgage’s Chief Operating Officer, David is tasked with leading our strategic efforts and our endeavors within capital markets. He seeks to continue to lead and participate in an innovative lending company that is utilizing all the latest technological tools all while maintaining a positive environment for employees. David is an Atlanta native, and outside of work, he can be found spending time with his wife Sara — the smartest, prettiest person he’s ever met — their two daughters, and his grandson, C.J. When David isn’t working, he enjoys spending his time with his grandson, reading, traveling, and watching sports, most notably the Georgia Bulldogs and the Atlanta Braves. David lives in Marietta and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Georgia State University.