Robert W. Dumas Biography

Robert W. Dumas

Robert W. Dumas
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Auburn, Alabama

Elected: December 2017
Term expires: December 31, 2022

Robert W. Dumas has served as chairman, president, and chief executive officer of AuburnBank and Auburn National Bancorporation Inc. since 2019. Prior to that, from 2001 to 2018, he was president and chief executive officer of AuburnBank. In October 2017, he was named president and chief executive officer of Auburn National Bancorporation Inc. AuburnBank is a state-chartered bank that has been operating since 1907, when it was established as the first financial institution in Auburn, Alabama. Mr. Dumas joined AuburnBank in 1984 and served as vice president and commercial loan officer as well as senior vice president of lending. He served as vice president and branch manager at AmSouth Bank from 1976 to 1984.

Mr. Dumas is a member of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and a past director of the Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He has also held directorships at Auburn National Bancorporation Inc., AuburnBank, East Alabama Medical Center, Alabama Bankers Association, and Auburn Research and Technology Foundation. He currently serves as president pro tempore of the Auburn University board of trustees. He has served on the Auburn University College of Business advisory council (2001–08), the Auburn City Schools board of education (1996–2006), and North Auburn Housing Development Corporation (2003–2006).

Mr. Dumas graduated with high honors from Auburn University in 1976, receiving a BS degree in business administration and finance, and was a Phi Kappa Phi honoree. He graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University in 1981. He was recognized as Boys & Girls Club Man of the Year in 1993 and was a Tiger Trail inductee in 2006. He received the Chairman's Award in 2014 from the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and is the recipient of the 2018 Lee County Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award.