Wiley named CEO of State Bank

J. Thomas Wiley Jr., a veteran Georgia banking executive, has been named chief executive officer of Atlanta-based State Bank and Trust Co.

Wiley, currently vice chairman and president and a member of the board of directors, assumes his new role on Jan. 1.

He is a former chairman, president and CEO of The Coastal Bank and its parent company, Coastal Bankshares Inc. in Savannah; vice chairman of Flag Financial Corp.; and president and CEO of Flag Bank.

State Bank Financial Corp. Chairman and CEO Joe Evans will continue as chairman of State Bank.

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