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Newly Independent Tennessee Bank & Trust Adds CIO, SVP and Marketing Specialist

NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Bank & Trust has recruited three new employees to its Green Hills office. The addition of these positions comes at an opportune time as the bank officially became an independent entity in early October and is looking to boost its operational efficiency and presence in the Middle TN market.

Paul Jadwin joins the bank as Chief Information Officer. Jadwin will be responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing a technology plan that supports the strategic goals of the bank, while focusing on security and efficiency. He has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, most recently serving as a Senior Account Executive at Fiserv, where he helped community banks evaluate and select software solutions that were in alignment with their strategic plans. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from Athens State University and also graduated from the Community Banking Association of Alabama’s School of Banking at Samford University.

Todd Norman joins Tennessee Bank & Trust as a Senior Vice President, further filling out the bank’s team of Commercial banking veterans. He will oversee business development, portfolio and relationship management within the small to mid-size commercial market segment in the greater Nashville area. Prior to joining Tennessee Bank & Trust, Todd served as a Senior Business Development Officer in the CenterState Bank Correspondent Division. Earlier in his career, he served as a Regional Market Executive with Silverton Bank. Todd graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Finance, as well as Louisiana State University’s Graduate School of Banking.

Mary Slater has joined the bank as Marketing Coordinator to grow the bank’s marketing strategy and strengthen the customer and employee experience. Since the split with the bank’s parent company, Tennessee Bank & Trust has refreshed its branding with a new logo, website and more. Mary is responsible for building brand awareness for the bank to differentiate itself and secure effective growth. She holds prior bank marketing experience, previously serving as the Marketing Manager for Avenue Bank before it was acquired by Pinnacle Financial Partners. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Lipscomb University.

“Each of these individuals are highly regarded banking professionals, and we are pleased that they have joined our team,” stated Dan B. Andrews, Jr., president & CEO of the newly chartered bank. “Tennessee Bank & Trust is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and the products and services that individuals and businesses need. We look forward to continuing to serve the Middle Tennessee community with the help of our newly expanded team.”

Tennessee Bank & Trust is a privately owned, full-service community bank that offers clients a range of custom products and services for both individuals and businesses. The bank has branch locations in Green Hills and Franklin, Tennessee and is one of seven banks wholly owned by Gaylon M. Lawrence, Jr. and the Lawrence family. Previously a subsidiary of Farmers Bank & Trust, based out of Blytheville, AR, the bank filed a de novo charter in late 2016 which was approved earlier this year.