Tennessee Bankers

1801-7 Retail Banking President

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in business or related field with at least 10 years of bank management, consumer and commercial lending experience.



  • Provides leadership, direction and guidance for all Apex Bank retail locations.
  • Focuses on each market/location by coordinating the implementation of the strategies for maximizing the Bank’s market share and local presence.
  • Serves as the Bank’s primary retail banking leader and coordinates deposit/loan strategies by active participation with the local leadership groups, community activities, and political functions.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the all locations and team members are operating with a clear and confident understanding of our culture, our mission, and community involvement.
  • Assist in setting sales and service goals for the each market and region and motivating the team toward their attainment.
  • Supports the Banks standards, policies, goals and objectives executing on corporate initiatives as defined by company management.
  • Ensures retail team proactively identifies CRA opportunities.
  • Manages staff, ensuring that they obtain their peak performance levels by coaching, mentoring and disciplining as necessary.
  • Focuses on increasing bank core deposits by implementing aggressive capture strategies.
  • Participate in deposit and business development activities that promote new relationships, cross selling other products and services as offered.
  • Meet assigned sales goals and objectives for Branch Managers and Loan Officers.
  • Maintain Consistent referral relationships with "COIs", Commercial Real estate agents, Business Lawyers, CPA'S, Residential Loan Officers, Commercial Bank Loan Officers and Business Brokers.
  • Reviews and Submits credit approval recommendations to senior management promoting safe and sound credit underwriting and prudent lending practices.
  • Must understand and adhere to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) functions as applicable to job responsibilities, as with most positions of commercial loan officers.
  • Attend all training sessions, conferences and seminars as approved by team leaders and corporate officers.
  • Maintain awareness of policies and regulations related to duties and responsibilities.
  • Other duties as requested.



  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration. Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 15 years of recent banking experience in regional management assignments.
  • Strong knowledge of lending and credit.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency with standard office equipment, MS Office and Outlook software, financial analysis software, and other commercial lending platform
  • Some travel may be required to fulfill duties, career development and/or responsibilities


Job Location:
Knoxville, TN


Submit resumes to:  careers@apexbank.com