BankTennessee Celebrates the Dog Days of Summer
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., June 21, 2019 – The “dog days of summer” took on a whole new meaning at BankTennessee on Friday, June 21. Canine (and feline) companions joined bank employees to celebrate the Annual Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog to Work Day.

“We encouraged our employees to bring their dog (and cats) to work,” said Jim Rout, president and chief executive officer of the bank. “It’s a wonderful way to share the joys of pet companionship.”

About Pet Sitters International
Take Your Dog to Work Day (TYDTWDay®) was first celebrated in 1999. This year marks the 21st annual event. It was created by Pet Sitters International (PSI) to celebrate the great companions that dogs make and promote their adoptions. The event encourages employers to experience the joys of pets in the workplace for one day to support their local pet community. It is always celebrated on the Friday following Father’s Day. For more information, visit

About BankTennessee
“We take banking personally and are committed to providing a personal level of service where our customers matter. It’s a philosophy that has worked for us since our bank was founded in Memphis in 1934, more than 80 years ago. We attribute our success to our personnel and local communities we support,” said Jim Rout, chief executive officer and president of the bank.”
Headquartered in Collierville, Tennessee, BankTennessee has 8 retail banking offices located in Collierville, East and Downtown Memphis, Germantown, Ripley, Munford, and Lebanon in Middle Tennessee.
As of December 31, 2018, BankTennessee had $303,105,838 in assets. The bank offers a full range of financial products and services including personal and business checking accounts, mobile banking, online banking, mortgages, home equity lines of credit, custom construction loans, commercial and consumer loans, treasury management, remote capture and merchant card services.