She is a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, where she resided until 1998 before relocating to Georgia. Gretta returned to the Magnolia State in 2010 and has worked in sales and management positions in the Metro Jackson area.
Upon graduation from Piedmont College, she worked for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Georgia Program as an assistant to the Director. Subsequently, she obtained certificates of completion in the fields of civil and domestic mediation from the University of Georgia’s Fanning Institute and completed her practicum with Henning Mediation and Arbitration Service in Alpharetta, Georgia, as well as the Ninth Judicial Administrative District Office of Dispute Resolution in Gainesville, Georgia.
Gretta is a Lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg, having served as Secretary to the Board. She has also served as Chairman of the C.E. Mendez, “Too Good for Drugs Program,” and as an elementary school mentor. Gretta was a member of the Fall Committee during the development of JAV’s award-winning cookbook, Ambrosia. An active member of her native community, she served as Food Chairman for the American Heart Association Benefit, Registration Chairman & Food Co-Chairman for the Miss Mississippi Pageant and Secretary for the Warren County Republican Executive Committee. Gretta was an Official Court Reporter for the Ninth Judicial District of Mississippi for over 10 years and a free-lance court reporter for over 12 years. She has served in various supporting roles to the Mississippi Court Reporter’s Association and the Mississippi Judicial College Court Reporter’s Committees.
Beth McGaugh, Pinnacle Trust CFO, said, “We’re excited about having Gretta on board. She will be exceptional in helping us achieve a superior client experience, as well as assisting us with her marketing and planning talents.”