Officials are pleased to announce the opening of Southern Bank of Tennessee within the expanding markets of Rutherford and Wilson counties. Southern Bank of Tennessee is the newest banking institution in middle Tennessee since 2008.
According to David Major, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, “We have assembled a very talented team of bankers who know these markets well and will deliver exceptional commercial and private banking services to new and existing customers. Our goals are to focus on client relationships and exceed the expectations of our customers.”
Sam Short, President, reiterates this philosophy, “The team we put together has all served in leadership positions for many years in both Rutherford and Wilson counties. They bring tremendous knowledge and expertise to the new bank. All members of the team believe that there is a need for a full-service community bank with quality products and personalized customer service that provides the personal touch that banking customers deserve. The entire group has a strong sense of commitment and will be actively involved in our communities.”
Southern Bank of Tennessee’s Wilson County locations include its headquarters located in the heart of Mt. Juliet at 1499 North Mt. Juliet Road and a loan production office located in Lebanon at 111 South Hartmann Drive. The Bank’s Rutherford county presence is in Smyrna located at 403 South Lowry Street.
Southern Bank of Tennessee is a full service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. The business philosophy consists of providing a high level of customer service with experienced community bankers and local decision-making.
Major explains, “This is an opportunity for us to do what we love to do and to build on our success as a relationship-based banking organization. We look forward to filling a void in the marketplace and delivering exceptional commercial and private banking services to businesses in and around the middle Tennessee area.”
The $100 million-asset bank is an emerging leader in the community. Major explains “Opening this institution in today’s marketplace is a true testament to the strengths this team has for delivering exceptional banking services to individuals and businesses in and around the middle Tennessee area, and our ability to raise significant capital based on our confidence for ongoing growth and success.”
The community is invited to the bank’s Open House on Tuesday Nov. 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m.
For more information on Southern Bank of Tennessee and its services, contact Phil Smartt or Jeanetta Watson at (615)758-6600.
About Southern Bank of Tennessee
Headquartered in Mt. Juliet, the $100 million-asset bank is a full service commercial institution providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. Southern Bank of Tennessee operates banking offices in Wilson, Rutherford and Anderson counties. It provides unmatched service to customers for their business and personal banking needs.