As an investment banker who specializes in community banks, Ron Goff has offered clients financial advice, helped them find merger partners, and even taken them public. But Mr. Goff, the senior vice president at Wachovia Securities Inc. in Atlanta, has never been permitted to sit on the boards of banks he represents.

Until now.

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