Tennessee Bankers

Committees

The heart and soul of the Tennessee Bankers Association is the volunteer banker serving on a committee. Through their involvement, these volunteers represent the entire banking community and assure that your association meets your needs. Without the expertise and enthusiasm of committee members, your TBA could not function.

Each year, more than 300 bankers serve on various TBA committees, which meet during the year to focus on the issues facing our industry and determine how to address these issues through TBA educational programs and the services the association offers. If you have specialized banking expertise, enthusiasm, and creative ideas, we would like to hear from you. For more information on how to participate in a programming or policy committee, contact Monique White at mwhite@tnbankers.org or download a sign-up sheet.


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Administration & Insurance Committees

Audit Committee
Financial Products & Services, Inc
Pension & Investment Committee

Education Committees

Compliance Committee
Credit Committee
Human Resources Committee
Strategic Technology, Risk and Security Committee
Women in Banking Committee

Government Relations & Legal Committees

Bank Lawyers Committee
BankPac Committee
Government Relations Committee
Trust Committee

Southeastern Schools Trustees

Southeastern School of Banking
Southeastern School of Lending


ADMINISTRATION AND INSURANCE COMMITTEES

Audit Committee

Chairman: Gordon Majors, President/CEO, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
Ted Williams, President/CEO TriStar Bank, Dickson
Randy Huffstetler, CEO, Greenfield Banking Company, Greenfield
Brandon Hull, President/CEO, Greeneville Federal Bank, Greeneville

 

Financial Products and Services, Inc

Chairman:  John Barker, President/CEO, Citizens Tri-County Bank, Dunlap*
Vice Chairman :  Phillip Renfroe, President/CEO, Community Bank, Lexington *
President: Brian K. Mobley, Financial Products and Services, Inc, Nashville*
Executive Vice President: Colin Barrett, President, Tennessee Bankers Association, Nashville *
Secretary/Treasurer:  Angela D. Griffin, Executive Vice President/CFO, Tennessee Bankers Association, Nashville *
*also a director 

Directors

Charles Newell, Community Executive, Simmons Bank, Jackson 
Shane Hite, Executive Vice-President/COO, Andrew Johnson Bank, Greeneville 
Brett Roberts, President/ COO, Bank of Perry County, Lobelville, TN
Brian Williams, President, First Farmers and Merchants Bank, Columbia
Christopher White, President/ CEO, Peoples Bank of East Tennessee, Madisonville, TN
Wayne Minton, President/ CEO, Bank of Milan, Milan, TN

 

Pension & Investment Committee

Chairman:  R. Rick Hart, President, Renasant Bank, Nashville
DeVan Ard, President/CEO, Reliant Bank, Brentwood
Steve Bell, Chairman/CEO, Tennessee Bank and Trust, A Division of Farmers Bank & Trust, Franklin
G. Kent Cleaver, President/COO, Avenue Bank, Nashville
Ward Wilson, Regional President, Tennessee, US Bank, Nashville


EDUCATION COMMITTEES

Compliance Committee

Chairman: Lynn Riddle, Vice President, Compliance and Audit, Apex Bank, Camden 
Scotty Alsup, Senior Manager, CPA, CBA, Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC, Dyersburg
Lori Barry, Vice President, Compliance Officer, CedarStone Bank, Lebanon
Marci Bechard, CRCM, Vice President, Bank Compliance Officer, Franklin Synergy Bank, Franklin
Henri Burton, Vice President, Compliance Officer, Reliant Bank, Franklin
Tina Cline, CRCM, CCBIA, First Vice President/Chief Compliance and CRA Officer/Audit Manager, First Century Bank, Tazewell
Debbi Cook, Compliance Officer, Citizens Bank of Lafayette, LaFayette
Leighanne Covington, Esq., Senior Vice President, Head of Bank Administrations & Compliance, TNBank, Oak Ridge
Allen B. (Joey) Croom II, CRCM, CAMS, Compliance Risk Advisor, Sentry Advisors, LLC, Franklin
Connie Edwards, CRCM, Shareholder, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Brentwood 
Amy Greene, Manager, Assurance Services, Compliance, KraftCPAs, Nashville
Brenda Jones, Vice President, Lending Compliance Officer, Heritage Bank, Clarksville/Hopkinsville
Lindsey Smith Morgan, Senior Accountant, Carr Riggs & Ingram LLC, Nashville
Karina Simon, Loan Compliance, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
Lauren Smith, CRCM, Vice President Risk Management, Decatur County Bank, Decaturville
Nikki Winters, CRCM, Senior Vice President, Compliance Director, FirstBank, Jackson
Heather Wright, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Nashville
Drew Young, Regulatory Compliance Senior Manager, Elliott Davis, Nashville

 

Credit Committee

Chairman: Robert Bradley, Executive Vice President/Chief Credit and Risk Officer, Bank of Tennessee, Johnson City
Scott Bagwell, Executive Vice President & Market President, Reliant Bank, Springfield
Joel Beavers, Regional Credit Officer, SmartBank, Knoxville        
Justin Cary, Senior Vice President, Southern Bank of Tennessee, Mt. Juliet
Tina Cline, First Vice President/Chief Compliance and CRA Officer/Audit Manager, First Century Bank, Tazewell
Andrew Davis, Chief Credit Officer, First Farmers & Merchants Bank, Columbia
Philip Fons, Chief Credit Officer, INSBANK, Nashville
Emily B. Gray,Senior Vice President/Senior Credit Officer, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
Charles Hooks, Executive Vice President/Chief Credit Officer, Sumner Bank & Trust, Gallatin
Kevin W. Horne, Executive Vice President/Chief Credit Officer/Chief Operating Officer & Area President, Mountain Commerce Bank, Johnson City
Christopher Jernigan, Credit Administrator, The Farmers Bank, Portland
Kevin Jessee, Chief Credit Officer, Citizens Bank, Bristol, TN
Monte Jones, Community President, Commercial Bank & Trust Co, Jackson
James W. Kiser, Senior Commercial Banking Officer, New Peoples Bank, Bristol, VA
Charlie Koon, Vice President of Corporate & Military Business Development, F&M Bank, Clarksville
Rick Sample, City President, Home Banking Company, Savannah
Elizabeth W. Sims, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, FirstBank, Nashville
Terry M. Todd, Executive Vice President/ChattanoogaMarket President, Reliant Bank, Chattanooga
Taylor Walker, Senior Vice President/Northern Regional PresidentWilson Bank & Trust, Hendersonville
Steve Weaver, Senior Vice President-Memphis, Simmons Bank, Memphis
Timothy E. Wilson, Executive Vice President, The Bank of Jackson, Jackson

 

Associate Members

Anne Anderson, Professor of Finance, MTSU, Murfreesboro
Nina Gourley, Audit Manager, Watkins Uiberall, PLLC, Memphis
John Noonan, First Vice President, Community Bank Real Estate Solutions, Hickory, NC
Jason Price, CPA,Senior Manager, Elliott Davis Decosimo, LLC, Franklin
Wendy Geurin Smith, Attorney, Law Office of Wendy Geurin Smith, Memphis
Brad Snider, Senior Consultant, ProBank Austin, Brentwood
David Spivey, Manager, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, Nashville
Melody Vollman, Senior Vice President, Southeastern Commercial Finance, Memphis

 

Human Resources Committee

Chairman:  M. Shane Brock, Vice President/Branch Manager, Citizens Tri-County Bank, McMinnville
Amy Harrison, SPHR, Assistant Vice President/Human Resources, BSA and Marketing, Greeneville Federal Bank, FSB, Greeneville
Renee Morris, Senior Vice President/Human Resources Director, Centennial Bank, Trezevant
Jennifer Nunley, Executive Vice President/Chief Operations Officer, Security Bank, Dyersburg
Maliea Oakley, Senior Vice President, First Freedom Bank, Lebanon
Sandra K. Phillips, Vice President-Customer Service Manager/Executive Administrative Assistant, Peoples Bank & Trust Company, Manchester
Gina Rule, Human Resource Officer, Volunteer Federal Savings Bank, Madisonville
Anne Vance, Vice President-Human Resources, First National Bank of Middle Tennessee, McMinnville


Associate Members

Stacie Caraway, Partner/Attorney, Miller & Martin, PLLC, Chattanooga
Ted Frizen, Insurance/Employment Benefit Specialist, Financial PSI, East TN
Martin Plumlee, Owner and Chief Recruiting Officer, Plumlee & Associates LLC, Nashville
John Radebaugh, Director of Financial Services, Angott Search Group, Rochester, Mich.
Timothy A. Rybacki, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson PC, Nashville
Rowan Leathers, Partner, Butler Snow LLP, Nashville
M. Kim Vance, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Nashville

 

Strategic Technology, Risk and Security Committee

Chairman:  Stephen Jaquish, Assistant Director of Technology, Wilson Bank & Trust, Lebanon (2017-18)
Patrick Adkins, IT Administrator, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah (2015-16)
Dustin Atkins, First Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Peoples Bank of East Tennessee, Madisonville (2008-9)
David Baker, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Reliant Bank, Franklin (2016-17)
Matthew W. Cleek,Director, First Community Bank of East Tennessee, Kingsport  (2019-20)
Jason Doggett, Vice President/Information Technology Officer, Bank of Frankewing, Frankewing (2017-18)
Tim Harmon, Vice President/Information Technology Manager/Security Officer, TNBANK, Oak Ridge (2017-18)
Cliff Mahala, Vice President and Compliance Officer, Farmers State Bank, Mountain City (2018-2019)
Kathy Perdue, Vice President of Technology, Progressive Savings Bank, Jamestown (2013-14)
Devin Ralston, Senior Vice President, Southern Bank of Tennessee, Clinton (2016-17)
Courtney Williams, FES & Technical Training Specialist, First Citizens National Bank, Dyersburg (2019-2020)
Tina Winfree, Senior Vice President /Operations Manager, CedarStone Bank, Lebanon (2016-17)


Associate Members

Joe Atnip, President, Invicta Technology, LLC, Joelton (2008-9)
Steve DuPerrieu, Vice President-Channels and Analytics, Computer Services, Inc (CSI), Franklin (2009-10)
Kirsten Elkins,Director of Customer Relations and Communication, Bankpak, Inc, Morrison (2018-2019)
Christopher Loyd, Shareholder, Elliott Davis, LLC, Franklin  (2015-16)
Gina Pruitt,Partner-In-Charge, Risk Assurance & Advisory Services, Kraft CPAs, PLLC, Nashville (2011-12)
Cerone F. (Cy) Sturdivant, Senior Managing Consultant, BKD, LLP, Nashville (2011-12)

 

Women in Banking Committee

Chairman: Ashley Dennis, CFO, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah

Members

Toneshia Addison, Contact Center Asst. Manager, FirstBank, Lexington
Felicia Brown, Chief Marketing Officer, First Farmers, Columbia
Judy Long, President/COO, First Citizens National Bank, Dyersburg
Dana Parkinson, Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer, First Community Bank of East Tennessee, Kingsport
Sonja Phillips, Commercial Portfolio Manager, FirstBank, Chattanooga
Khandra Smalley, SVP of Marketing Research, F&M Bank, Clarksville
Angie Smith, Assistant Vice President, Planters Bank, Clarksville

Associate Members

Angela Belcher, Director of Programs and Policy, The Housing Fund Inc., Nashville
Heather Derrick, Gullett Sanford Robinson & Martin PLLC, Nashville
Katie Edge, Attorney, Butler Snow LLP, Nashville
Kirsten Elkins, Bankpak Inc., Morrison
Alma Hales, Assistant Professor of Finance, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville
Courtenay Rogers, Director, Pathway Women’s Business Center, Nashville

 

 


GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND LEGAL COMMITTEES

Bank Lawyers Committee

Chairman:  Mark Miller, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Nashville

William C. Argabrite, Hunter, Smith and Davis, Kingsport
L. Thomas Austin, Austin Davis & Mitchell, Dunlap
Stephen D. Barham, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC, Chattanooga
Julian Bibb, Franklin Synergy Bank, Franklin 
Trace Blankenship, Bone McAllester Norton, PLLC, Nashville
Tamara P. Boyer, US Bank, NA, Knoxville
Derek Church, Pendleton Square Trust Company, LLC, Nashville 
C. Runcie Clements, IV, Cumberland Trust & Investment Company, Nashville
Charles Cook, III, Adams and Reese, LLP, Nashville
Leighanne Covington, TNBank, Oak Ridge
Jeff Cunningham, Athens Federal Community Bank, Athens
Matt Curtis, Corporate Counsel, Progressive Savings Bank, Cookeville
Kathryn Reed Edge, Butler Snow, LLP, Nashville
Travis Edmondson, FirstBank , Knoxville
Steven J. Eisen, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Nashville
Leon Foster, Bank of Putnam County, Cookeville
Chris Friedman, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Nashville 
Jeffery C. Gerrish, Gerrish McCreary Smith, PC, Memphis
Ronald D. Gorsline, Hudson Cook, LLP, Ooltewah    
Emily B. Gray, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
Steve Greer, Greer and Greer Attorneys, Paris
Cathey Gwyn, Gullett Sanford Robinson & Martin, PLLC, Nashville
A. Lee Hardegree, III, Regions Bank, Birmingham, AL 
Jeff Harjo, BKD CPAs & Advisors, Nashville
Mary Hickerson, The Bank of Waynesboro, Waynesboro
D. Scott Holley, Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC, Nashville
Sam LaPorte, LaPorte & Norris, Elizabethton
Allyn M. Lay, Jr., The First National Bank of Oneida, Oneida
Cheryl Light, Home Federal Bank, Knoxville
Richard Manson, Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Company, Nashville
David Marttala, The First National Bank of McMinnville, McMinnville 
Marlee Mitchell, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville
John E. Murdock, III, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Nashville  
Jerry Newsome, Littler Mendelson, PC, Atlanta, GA
Paul Phillips, Director, The First National Bank of Oneida, Oneida
B. Timothy Pirtle, Regions Bank, McMinnville
Anna Pray, Associate Attorney, BB&T, Louisville, KY
Mary Neil Price, Thompson Burton PLLC, Franklin
Brian Ragan, Reynolds, Potter, Ragan & Vandivort, PLC, Dickson
Frank Reeves, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Nashville
Wilson S. Ritchie, Ritchie Law Firm, Knoxville
Michael B. Schwegler, Stites & Harbison PLLC, Nashville
Beth Sims, General Counsel/Corporate Secretary, FirstBank, Nashville 
Adam Smith, Butler Snow LLP, Nashville
Wendy Geurin Smith, Law Office of Wendy Geurin Smith, Memphis 
John Speer, Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC, Memphis
Jerry Spore, Spragins, Barnett & Cobb, PLC, Jackson
H. Blaine Strock, III, Market President, Bank of Tennessee, Nashville
T. Stephen C. Taylor, Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC, Nashville
Sam Wantland, Assistant General Counsel/Special Assets Officer, First Farmers and Merchants Bank, Columbia 
Laurel Williams, Burch, Porter, & Johnson, PLLC, Memphis
Virginia B. Wilson, Evolve Bank & Trust, Memphis

 

 

BankPac Committee

Chairman: Pete Williston, CEO, Citizens Bank of Lafayette, Lafayette
Treasurer: Andy Nash, Executive Vice President, The Farmers Bank, Portland
Past Chairman:  Mike Edwards, President/COO, Paragon Bank, Memphis

East
Allen McClary, President/CEO, UBank, Jellico
Chris Triplett, President/CEO, Newport Federal Bank, Newport
Miller Welborn, Chairman, SmartBank, Chattanooga

 

Middle
Michael Griffith, VP/Bus Development Officer, Security Federal Savings Bank of McMinnville, McMinnville
Robby Moore, Senior Vice President, Bank of Perry County, Lobelville
Charlie Koon, VP/Director of Corporate & Military Business Development, F&M Bank, Clarksville

 

West
Monte Jones, Community President, Commercial Bank and Trust Co., Jackson
Joel Reynolds, President, The Farmers & Merchants Bank, Dyer
Andy Collins, Chief Credit Officer/Division President, Security Bank and Trust Company, Paris

 

 

Government Relations Committee

Chairman: Mike Edwards, President/COO, Paragon Bank, Memphis

Jeff Agee, President/CEO, First Citizens National Bank, Dyersburg
Wynne E. Baker, CPA, Director, Banking Services, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Brentwood
Rob Barger, President/CEO, First Century Bank, Tazewell
Robert Baird, Knoxville Market Executive, FSGBank, NA, Knoxville
Thomas E. Bates, Jr, President/COO, Legends Bank, Clarksville
H. Glenn Barker, Chairman, Citizens Tri-County Bank, Dunlap
John Barker, President/CEO, Citizens Tri-County Bank, Dunlap
John Beardon, Middle Tennessee Market President, Renasant Bank, Nashville
Walter Birdwell, Chairman, Citizens Bank, Carthage
Robert Bradley, Executive Vice President, Bank of Tennessee, Johnson City 
Andrea Browning, CEO, Centennial Bank, Trezevant
William D. Buckley, II, President, Northeast Region, BancorpSouth Bank, Jackson  
Philip Calahan, President, Peoples Bank & Trust Company, Manchester
Hunt Campbell, President/CEO, First Alliance Bank, Cordova 
William Y. Carroll, Jr, President, SmartBank, Pigeon Forge 
Mike Cary, President/CEO, Carroll Bank and Trust, Huntingdon
William J. Chase, Jr, President/CEO, Triumph Bank, Germantown
Derek Church, Chief Fiduciary Officer, Pendleton Square Trust, Nashville
Harvey Church, Senior Retail Banking Executive, First Farmers and Merchants Bank, Columbia
Jim Clayton, FirstBank, Knoxville
Tyler Clinch, President/CEO, First Community Bank of East Tennessee, Kingsport
Scott Cocanougher, CEO, First Community Bank of Tennessee, Shelbyville
Christian Corts, Regional President, BB&T, Knoxville
Jeffrey L. Cunningham, President/CEO, Athens Federal Community Bank, Athens
Michael Davis, KraftCPAs PLLC, Nashville
Dan Dellinger, Executive Vice President, Reliant Bank, Brentwood 
Robert Demonbreun, Partner, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, Nashville
Gay Dempsey, CEO, Bank of Lincoln County, Fayetteville
John David Douglas, President-Fayette County, Trustmark National Bank, Somerville
Alex Dowdy, Senior Vice President, Community Bank & Trust, Ashland City 
Charles Dudley, Co-Chairman/CEO, Independent Bank, Memphis
Terry Eastwood, Executive Vice President, First Farmers and Commercial Bank, Pikeville
Travis Edmondson, Area President, FirstBank, Knoxville
William Edwards, President/CEO, Mountain Commerce Bank, Johnson City 
Steve Eisen, Attorney, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Nashville
James A. England, Chairman, Decatur County Bank, Decaturville 
Jay England, President/CEO, Decatur County Bank, Decaturville
Charles Ennis, Chairman, Patriot Bank, Millington
Richard Exley, Landmark Community Bank, Collierville
Ken Farmer, President, Middle Tennessee Division, BancorpSouth Bank, Brentwood 
C. Craig Fitzhugh, President/CEO, Bank of Ripley, Ripley
R. Molitor Ford, Jr., Chairman/CEO, Commercial Bank & Trust Co, Memphis
Chris Friedman, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Birmingham, AL
Autry Gobbell, Chairman, Peoples Bank, Clifton
Emily Gray, SVP/SCO, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
Tony Gregory, Chief Banking Officer, Simmons Bank, Goodlettsville 
Michael Griffith, Vice President, Security Federal Savings Bank of McMinnville, McMinnville
Roy Harmon, Chairman/President/CEO, Bank of Tennessee, Kingsport
Clay Hart, Senior Lending Officer, Pinnacle Bank, Nashville
Keith Hatley, President/CEO, Sumner Bank &  Trust, Gallatin 
David Hayes, President/CEO, Security Bank, Dyersburg
Mark Hayes, President/CEO, First National Bank of Pulaski, Pulaski 
Gene Henson, President-Memphis Region, Trustmark National Bank, Memphis
Mary Hickerson, Assistant Vice President, The Bank of Waynesboro, Waynesboro
Logan Hickman, Executive Vice President, Peoples Bank of the South, LaFollette
Keith Hickey, Pathway Lending, Nashville
Mark Holder, Senior Vice President, TNBank, Oak Ridge
Chris Holmes, President/CEO, FirstBank, Nashville
Jeff Hudson, City President, FirstBank, Memphis 
Tom Hughes, Executive Vice President, Peoples Bank of East Tennessee, Madisonville
Brandon Hull, President/CEO, Greeneville Federal Bank, FSB, Greeneville
Shane Jackson, Senior Vice President, Pinnacle Bank, Knoxville
Kenneth V. Jones, COO/Regional President, First State Bank of the Southeast, New Tazewell
Monte Jones, Community Bank President, Commercial Bank & Trust Co, Jackson
John Jordan, Area President, The Community Bank of East Tennessee, a Division of Southern Bank of Tennessee, Clinton 
Mark Kline, President/CEO, First National Bank of Oneida, Oneida
Charlie Koon, Vice President, F&M Bank, Clarksville
Michael Kramer, Southeastern Trust Company, Chattanooga  
Josh Lane, Knoxville Area Executive, The First National Bank of Oneida, Oneida
Gregg Lansky, Senior Vice President/Corporate Tax, First Horizon Bank, Memphis
Marty Lewter, Crowe Horwath LLP, Brentwood
Cheryl Light, Corporate Counsel/Senior Vice President, Home Federal Bank of Tennessee, Knoxville
Judy Long, President/COO, First Citizens National Bank, Dyersburg
Mark Loudermilk, President/CEO, Foothills Bank & Trust, a Division of SmartBank, Maryville
Thomas Lynn, Chairman, First National Bank of Tennessee, Cookeville 
Gordon Majors, President/CEO, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
William B. Marsh, Chairman/CEO, First Commerce Bank, Lewisburg 
Allen McClary, President/CEO, UBank, Jellico
Bill Menkel, Nashville President, Metropolitan Bank, Brentwood 
Mark Miller, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Nashville
Robby Moore, Senior Vice President, Bank of Perry County, Lobelville
Lee Moss, President, Franklin Synergy Bank, Murfreesboro 
John Muse, Chairman/President/CEO, Farmers State Bank, Mountain City 
Andy Nash, Executive Vice President, The Farmers Bank, Portland
Chuck Newell, Community Executive, Simmons Bank, Jackson 
Doug Parkey, City President, FirstBank, Crossville
Geoff Post, President, Tower Community Bank, Jasper 
Jeff Pratt, President, First Peoples Bank of Tennessee, Jefferson City 
Joseph Presley, President/CEO, Cumberland Trust and Investment Company, Nashville
Chris Reece, CEO, Johnson County Bank, Mountain City 
Dan Reid, West Tennessee President, Renasant Bank, Memphis
Phillip Renfroe, President/CEO, Community Bank, Lexington
Matt Ricker, President/CEO, Volunteer State Bank, Portland
Jim Rieniets, President/CEO, InsBank, Nashville
Brett Roberts, President, Bank of Perry County, Lobelville
Doug Roth, Market President, BancorpSouth Bank, Jackson 
James Rout, President/CEO, BankTennessee, Collierville 
Mike Rowland, President/CEO, First Vision Bank of Tennessee, Tullahoma
Joan Saenz, VP/Director of Governmental Affairs, Fifth Third Bank, Washington, D.C.
Ron Samuels, Vice Chairman, Pinnacle Bank, Nashville 
Michael Sarvis, Market President, Synovus Bank, Chattanooga
George Shirley, President/CEO, Citizens Bank and Trust of Grainger Co, Rutledge
Beth Sims, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, FirstBank, Nashville
Debbie Small, President/CEO, Community Bank & Trust, Ashland City 
Ronald G. Smith, Mid-America, Regional President, Regions Bank, Nashville
Greg Smithers, President-TN Market, IberiaBank, Memphis
Dan Springer, Communications Director, Evolve Bank & Trust, Memphis 
Susan Stephenson, Co-Chairman/President, Independent Bank, Memphis
J. Lee Stewart, President/CEO, Southern Heritage Bank, Cleveland
William S. Stuard, Jr, President/CEO, F&M Bank, Clarksville
Michael B. Swain, Chairman, The First National Bank of Oneida, Oneida 
Bill Thompson, CEO, Southeast Bank, Knoxville
Kirby Thompson, Senior Vice President, Community/Government Affairs, SunTrust Bank, Atlanta, GA 
Chris Triplett, President/CEO, Newport Federal Bank, Newport 
Charles Tuggle, EVP/General Counsel, First Horizon Bank, Memphis 
M. Terry Turner, President/CEO, Pinnacle Bank, Nashville
Pieter van Vuuren, President/COO, First National Bank of Middle Tennessee, McMinnville
David Verble, President/CEO, Citizens National Bank, Sevierville
Martha Wallen, Knoxville Chairman, Pinnacle Bank, Knoxville
Sam Wantland, Assistant General Counsel/Special Assets Officer, First Farmers and Merchants Bank, Columbia 
Miller Welborn, Chairman, SmartBank, Chattanooga
Radford West, President/CEO, Macon Bank and Trust Company, Lafayette
Chris White, President/CEO, Peoples Bank of East Tennessee, Madisonville 
Tommy Whittaker, President/CEO, The Farmers Bank, Portland
Michael Williams, Senior Vice President, Renasant Bank, Nashville 
Ted Williams, President/CEO, TriStar Bank, Dickson 
David Williamson, President, Bank of Putnam County, Cookeville 
H. McCall Wilson, Jr, President/CEO, The Bank of Fayette County, Moscow
Ward Wilson, Regional President, US Bank, NA, Nashville 
Bill Yoder, Chief Banking and Deposit Officer, SmartBank, Tullahoma

 

Trust Committee

Chairman: David Neely, EVP, Mid-America Regional Head of Institutional Services, Regions Bank, Nashville
Chairman-elect: Derek Church, Chief Fiduciary Officer, Pendleton Square Trust, LLC, Nashville
Immediate Past Chair:  Chuck McDonald, Senior Trust Executive, First Farmers and Merchants Bank, Columbia

Members:
John L. Billings, Vice President, Client Administration, TCV Trust and Wealth Management, Knoxville
Matthew Buyer, SVP/Trust Services Advisor, Pinnacle Bank, Memphis
W. Spence Dabbs, JD, Senior Vice President & Senior Wealth Advisor, Truxton Trust, Nashville
Frank Davis, Senior Vice President/Trust Manager, First Horizon Bank, Memphis
Harold Fletcher, Attorney, Memphis
Wick Ruehling, Vice President/Trust Officer, Equitable Trust Company, Nashville
Rob Lineberger, Senior Fiduciary Officer, Diversified Trust, Nashville
Joseph Presley, President/CEO, Cumberland Trust and Investment Company, Nashville
Stacy Roettger, Senior Vice President, The Trust Company, Knoxville
Stephen M. Russell, J.D., CFP, CTFA, SVP, Head of Trust and Estate Administration, Middle TN Region, Trust Division, First Horizon Bank, Nashville
Richard Tomichek, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, Nashville
Emily Walker, Trust Officer, Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Paris


SOUTHEASTERN SCHOOLS TRUSTEES

The Southeastern School of Banking (same as Independent Bankers Division)

Officers

Chairman: Philip Calahan, President/CEO, Peoples Bank & Trust Company, Manchester
Chairman-elect: Terry Eastwood, Executive Vice President, First Farmers and Commercial Bank, Pikeville
First Vice Chairman: Jay England, President/CEO, Decatur County Bank, Decaturville
Second Vice Chairman: Jim Robinson, CEO, Heritage Bank & Trust, Columbia
Secretary/Treasurer: Adam Robertson, President, Commercial Bank, Harrogate


Directors

Shane Jackson, Senior Vice President, Pinnacle Bank, Knoxville (2020)
Marty Maynord, CEO, American Bank and Trust of the Cumberlands, Livingston (2020)
David Prince, President/CEO, INSOUTH Bank, Brownsville (2020)
Doug DeBusk, Executive Vice President, Andrew Johnson Bank, Greeneville (2021)
Johnny Law, President/CEO, Citizens Bank, Carthage (2021)
Jeremy Washburn, CEO, The Peoples Bank, Sardis (2021)
Jason Holliman, President, Citizens National Bank, Sevierville (2022)
Pieter van Vuuren, President/CEO, The First National Bank of Middle Tennessee, McMinnville (2022)
Greg Crihfield, President/CEO, The Lauderdale County Bank, Halls (2022)

 

Past Chairmen - Ex-Officio Directors

Bill Yoder, Chief Banking and Deposit Officer, SmartBank, Tullahoma (2020)
Kenneth V. Jones, Regional Executive, First State Bank of the Southeast, New Tazewell (2021)
Matt Daniels, President/CEO, Apex Bank, Camden (2022)

 

The Southeastern Schools of Lending

Co-Chairs: Richard Shaffer (East) – First Horizon Bank, Chattanooga and Laura Blackburn (Middle) – Volunteer State Bank, Portland
Chairman-Elect: Chuck Sisson (West) – Centennial Bank, McKenzie
Vice Chairman: Tim Shanks (West) – Commercial Bank and Trust, Union City

East Tennessee Trustees:
Bill Forbes
(2019) – Market President/Commercial Team Leader, US Bank, Knoxville
Brent Ball (2020) – Chief Lending Officer, FirstBank, Knoxville
Wes Farragut (2021) – Citizens National Bank, Sevierville
Ted Fields (2022) – Powell Valley National Bank, Kingsport

West Tennessee Trustees:

Dee Lenderman (2019) – Chief Credit Officer, BankTennessee, Collierville
Lee McCullom (2020) – City President, FirstBank, Henderson
David Vaughn (2020) – SVP, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
Ed Gentry (2021) – EVP/Chief Credit Officer, Bank3, Memphis

Middle Tennessee Trustees:
Nicole Minnis (2018) – SVP/Branch Administrator, The Farmers Bank, Portland
Brent Parsley (2019) – Manchester Community President, The First National Bank of Manchester, Manchester
Keith Hatley (2019) – President/CEO, Sumner Bank and Trust, Gallatin
J.B. Owens (2019) – EVP/Director of Commercial Banking, First Freedom Bank, Lebanon
Lyman Cox (2020) – EVP/Senior Lender, First National Bank of Pulaski, Pulaski
John Foster (2020) – SVP/Lending, Wilson Bank and Trust, Lebanon

Out of State Trustees:
Kelly Smith
(2021) – SVP, First National Bank, Griffin, GA

Past Chairmen:
Mitch Higdon (2019) – EVP/Senior Credit Officer, First Citizens National Bank, Munford (West)
Jeff Lewis (2020) – City President, FirstBank, Lexington (West)
Laura Blackburn (2021) – SVP/Chief Credit Officer, Volunteer State Bank (Middle)