Each year, the Merchants Bonding Company™Leaderboard Program salutes agency partners who have demonstrated surety savvy and collaboration for growth. We salute BB&T – Sidney O. Smith of Gainesville, Ga., for attaining the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Congratulations to Chancey Shepherd for surety professionalism in 2013. Merchants has partnered with BB&T – Sidney O. Smith for 10 years. We thank them for the successes we’ve had together and recognize them for sharing our common-sense vision. See our online salute to BB&T – Sidney O. Smith here.