April 29--PANAMA CITY -- After more than 45 years in the banking industry, Clay Lewis, vice chairman of the Trustmark Bay Advisory Board, has announced he will retire at the end of this month.
During his career Lewis has held many positions, beginning as the facility branch manager of Bay Bank & Trust Co. at Tyndall Air Force base and ending with the position of president and chief executive officer. Lewis held the position until 2010, when he was appointed vice chairman of the board of directors, before Bay Bank merged into Trustmark in 2012.
"Clay's banking skills and good common sense served our company well over the years," said Jay Hindsman, president of Trustmark Bay County. "As Clay enters retirement, he should be very proud of his accomplishments and the positive influence he's had on those of us that have had the privilege to work with him."
Lewis also served as a leader in other facets of the community, serving as an adjunct professor at Gulf Coast Community College, and on several volunteer boards including the regional library board, Airport Authority, Port Authority, the United Cerebral Palsy Board and the Gulf Coast Community Hospital Board.
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