CARTHAGE, Tenn., November 27, 2023 – BankTennessee is pleased to welcome Eddie Sykes as the new Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending at its Carthage office.

"Eddie brings a wealth of banking and lending experience and a deep understanding of the local community. As a local resident, Eddie is well-versed in the intricacies of the community and has an intimate knowledge of the area’s financial landscape,” said Brad Houser, Middle Tennessee president. “We believe his expertise will be invaluable as we continue to serve the market in Smith County and the surrounding areas," stated Houser.
Prior to joining BankTennessee, Sykes held the position of Senior Relationship Manager at FirstBank. He previously served as a Commercial Agricultural Lender at Citizens Bank of Lafayette from 2019 to 2021 and worked at other area banks during his 30-year tenure.
"Community banking has been at the heart of our philosophy for over 80 years. Eddie's addition to our team aligns seamlessly with our commitment to local engagement and customer satisfaction. We look forward to the collaborative efforts that will further enhance our presence in Carthage and beyond," Houser added.
The Carthage office, located at 936 Upper Ferry Road, has been an essential hub for BankTennessee since its establishment in 2019. Over the years, the branch has experienced substantial growth, reflecting the bank's commitment to fostering financial prosperity within the community.
About BankTennessee
BankTennessee has 10 banking offices with 3 locations in Middle Tennessee including Lebanon, Carthage, and Gallatin. In West Tennessee, there are 7 branches with locations in Collierville, Memphis, Germantown, Ripley, and Munford.
BankTennessee 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.
As of June 30, 2023, BankTennessee had $551,647,942 in assets.