Condolences to the family of Mike Banks, long-time development officer at Brenau, who died Monday, Jan. 6, after an illness. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 9, from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Park Riverside Chapel in Gainesville. Services will be held Friday, Jan. 10, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Chapel in Gainesville.
Banks served as the vice president for development at Brenau for 16 years until he left in 1985 to work in executive positions at First National Bank, Gainesville Bank & Trust and in his own business development consulting business. Since 2010 he has been development officer, at the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia.