COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., February 27, 2017 – Jim Rout, president and chief executive officer of BankTennessee, announced the hiring of Jason Phillips as a vice president and commercial loan officer.

Jason Phillips “Jason is a top producer. He brings a solid base of commercial lending, business development and leadership experience to the bank. His strong presence and reputation in the community will be an asset to our commercial loan customers,” said Rout. “We look forward to working with him and are fortunate to have him on our team."

In the banking industry since 2003, Phillips was previously a vice president and commercial loan officer at Community Bank and Bancorp South.

He is a graduate of University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Phillips is also a graduate of the Barrett School of Banking Commercial Lending Academy.

A resident of Germantown, Tenn., he and his wife Kelcie Phillips have 2 daughters McKinley, 12, and Annie, 9. He is an active member at Grace Evangelical Church in Germantown.

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, 2016, BankTennessee had $287,973,343 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.

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