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The Fernandina Beach Rotary Club recently welcomed Suzanne Welker as a new member. Welker is a commercial lender for BBVA Compass and handles all aspects of small business lending for companies throughout southeast Georgia and northeast Florida. A native of Ohio, she began coming to Fernandina Beach more than 25 years ago to visit her grandfather, the late Father George Burns. She has been in banking for 13 years and served as president of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and as a board member of The Broach School. Since moving to Fernandina, she has been active in a number of community organizations. She was sponsored for membership in the club by long-time Rotarian Bob Spangler.