Independent Bankers Division

Organized in 1973, the Independent Bankers Division focuses on the needs and concerns of Tennessee community banks. Governed by a 17-member board of directors, the Division conducts the Independent Bankers Division Convention each fall, plans and conducts the annual Community Bank Directors Conference, and endorses selected products of the Independent Community Bankers Association of America, (ICBA). The chairman of the Independent Bankers Division represents the division on the TBA board of directors.

Officers
Jay England
Chairman

President/CEO Decatur County Bank, Decaturville

Jim Robinson
Chairman-Elect

President/CEO Heritage Bank & Trust, Columbia

Adam Robertson
First Vice Chairman

President Commercial Bank, Harrogate

David Prince
Second Vice Chairman and Secretary/Treasurer

CEO, INSOUTH Bank, Brownsville

Directors
Jason Holliman
President

Citizens National Bank, Sevierville

Pieter van Vuuren
President/CEO

The First National Bank of Middle Tennessee, McMinnville

Greg Crihfield
President/CEO

The Lauderdale County Bank, Halls

Mark Kline
President/CEO

The First National Bank of Oneida, Oneida

Todd Austin
Tennessee Market President

First National Bank, Hartsville

Andy Collins
Chief Credit Officer

Security Bank & Trust Company, Paris

Mike Rouse
Chief Credit Officer

Millennium Bank, Chattanooga

Bryant Johnson
President/CEO

Union Bank, Jamestown

Andrea Browning
President/CEO

Centennial Bank, Trezevant

Past Chairmen - Ex-Officio Directors
Matt Daniels
President/CEO

Apex Bank, Camden

Philip Calahan
President/CEO

Peoples Bank & Trust Company, Manchester

Terry Eastwood
Executive Vice President

First Farmers and Commercial Bank, Pikeville

The Independent Bankers Division finds fellowship through participation in:

The Community Banking Conference

Each year, more than 150 bankers across the state come together at the Community Banking Conference (formerly the Independent Bankers Division Convention). The business session on the first day includes a session on a relevant hot topics, followed by a reception for all convention participants. The business session on the following day covers current issues of interest to community banks and includes the election of division officers and directors.

Independent Bankers Division Contact

Colin Barrett – cbarrett@tnbankers.org
800-964-5525 or 615-244-4871