S.E. Uses in Material Contact Clause

Material Contact from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 25th day of July, 2016, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and JOSEPH B. KISSEL ("Executive").

Material Contact. shall mean contact between Executive and a customer or prospective customer: (A) with whom or which Executive dealt on behalf of the Employer or its subsidiaries or affiliates; (B) whose dealings with the Employer were coordinated or supervised by Executive; (C) about whom Executive obtained Confidential Information in the ordinary course of business as a result of Executive's association with the Employer; or (D) who receives products or services as authorized by the Employer, the sale or provision of which results or resulted in compensation, commissions or earnings for Executive within the two years immediately preceding the Termination Date.

Material Contact from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and CINDI H. LEWIS ("Executive").

Material Contact. " shall mean contact between Executive and a customer or prospective customer: (A) with whom or which Executive dealt on behalf of the Employer or its subsidiaries or affiliates; (B) whose dealings with the Employer were coordinated or supervised by Executive; (C) about whom Executive obtained Confidential Information in the ordinary course of business as a result of Executive's association with the Employer; or (D) who receives products or services as authorized by the Employer, the sale or provision of which results or resulted in compensation, commissions or earnings for Executive within the two years immediately preceding the Termination Date.

Material Contact from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and EDWIN W. HORTMAN, JR. ("Executive").

Material Contact. " shall mean contact between Executive and a customer or prospective customer: (A) with whom or which Executive dealt on behalf of the Employer or its subsidiaries or affiliates; (B) whose dealings with the Employer were coordinated or supervised by Executive; (C) about whom Executive obtained Confidential Information in the ordinary course of business as a result of Executive's association with the Employer; or (D) who receives products or services as authorized by the Employer, the sale or provision of which results or resulted in compensation, commissions or earnings for Executive within the two years immediately preceding the Termination Date.

Material Contact from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and DENNIS J. ZEMBER JR. ("Executive").

Material Contact. " shall mean contact between Executive and a customer or prospective customer: (A) with whom or which Executive dealt on behalf of the Employer or its subsidiaries or affiliates; (B) whose dealings with the Employer were coordinated or supervised by Executive; (C) about whom Executive obtained Confidential Information in the ordinary course of business as a result of Executive's association with the Employer; or (D) who receives products or services as authorized by the Employer, the sale or provision of which results or resulted in compensation, commissions or earnings for Executive within the two years immediately preceding the Termination Date.

Material Contact from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and STEPHEN A. MELTON ("Executive").

Material Contact. " shall mean contact between Executive and a customer or prospective customer: (A) with whom or which Executive dealt on behalf of the Employer or its subsidiaries or affiliates; (B) whose dealings with the Employer were coordinated or supervised by Executive; (C) about whom Executive obtained Confidential Information in the ordinary course of business as a result of Executive's association with the Employer; or (D) who receives products or services as authorized by the Employer, the sale or provision of which results or resulted in compensation, commissions or earnings for Executive within the two years immediately preceding the Termination Date.

Material Contact from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and ANDREW B. CHENEY ("Executive").

Material Contact. " shall mean contact between Executive and a customer or prospective customer: (A) with whom or which Executive dealt on behalf of the Employer or its subsidiaries or affiliates; (B) whose dealings with the Employer were coordinated or supervised by Executive; (C) about whom Executive obtained Confidential Information in the ordinary course of business as a result of Executive's association with the Employer; or (D) who receives products or services as authorized by the Employer, the sale or provision of which results or resulted in compensation, commissions or earnings for Executive within the two years immediately preceding the Termination Date.

Material Contact from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and JON S. EDWARDS ("Executive").

Material Contact. " shall mean contact between Executive and a customer or prospective customer: (A) with whom or which Executive dealt on behalf of the Employer or its subsidiaries or affiliates; (B) whose dealings with the Employer were coordinated or supervised by Executive; (C) about whom Executive obtained Confidential Information in the ordinary course of business as a result of Executive's association with the Employer; or (D) who receives products or services as authorized by the Employer, the sale or provision of which results or resulted in compensation, commissions or earnings for Executive within the two years immediately preceding the Termination Date.