MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 12, 2021 – Jim Rout, president and chief executive officer at BankTennessee, announced the hiring of Joe Kelly as vice president and a commercial lender.

“Joe adds expertise to our growing team of outstanding professional lenders. His hiring demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the community,” said Rout. “He has the skills and experience to lead BankTennessee’s efforts to offer the best personalized experience.”

Kelly has been in the banking industry since 2013 and was most recently assistant vice president and branch manager at Regions Bank. He is a graduate from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in management.
Among his community affiliations, he is secretary for the Memphis Irish Society. A resident of Midtown Memphis, he is married to Jamie Kelly.
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 9 retail banking offices with 7 in West Tennessee, including Collierville, Memphis, Germantown, Ripley, and Munford. The bank also has offices in Lebanon and Carthage in Middle Tennessee.

As of June 30, 2021, BankTennessee had $414,899,706 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.