MUNFORD, Tenn., February 25, 2015 – BankTennessee opens the door in its new location in Munford on Monday, March 2, announced Bret Whitley, a Tipton County native and the bank’s Tri-County president.

BankTennessee office in Munford Tennessee “We are excited about moving to our new office. It’s a great location, right on the corner of Highway 51, and will allow us to better serve the community.” said Whitley.

“Bret and his talented team have shown tremendous ability developing and expanding client relationships since we established an office in Tipton County in 2012,” added Jim Rout, chief executive officer and president of the bank.

“We are pleased to have a local, experienced banking team serving the communities in Tipton, North Shelby and Lauderdale County,” said Whitley.

The bankers are residents of the area and include Whitley, Renee Stanfield, branch manager, Carolyn Locke, teller and Peggy Welch, teller. Two new employees from the local community were also recently hired. Deitra Clark serves as assistant branch manager and has been in banking since 2003. Rebecca Johnson is a teller, customer service representative and loan assistant. She has been in banking for about 10 years.

Located on a 1.12-acre site at 26 Munford Avenue, the new BankTennessee branch is 3,267 square feet with an expandable second floor and mirrors the design of the BankTennessee branch in Ripley, Tennessee. Hugh Northern is the Architect, and the building contractor is R.L. Coulston & Sons of Covington, Tennessee. The bank was originally located at 13690 Highway 51 South.

About BankTennessee
“BankTennessee had one of its best years in history in 2014 earning $2.3 million on assets of $269,544,000. We attribute our success to our personnel and local communities we support,” said Jim Rout, chief executive officer and president of the bank. “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.”

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.

BankTennessee offers a full range of financial products and services including personal and business checking accounts, internet banking with web bill pay, mortgages, home equity lines of credit, custom construction loans, commercial and consumer loans, treasury management, remote capture and merchant card services.