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.

Jim Robinson

President/CEO Heritage Bank & Trust, Columbia

Adam Robertson

President, Commercial Bank, Harrogate

David Prince
First Vice Chairman

CEO INSOUTH Bank, Brownsville

Mark Kline

The First National Bank of Oneida, Oneida

Charlie Koon
VP/Director of Corporate and Military Business Development

F&M Bank, Clarksville

Andy Collins
Division President, Chief Credit Officer

Security Bank & Trust Company, Paris

Mike Rouse
Chief Credit Officer

Millennium Bank, Chattanooga

Bryant Johnson

Union Bank, Jamestown

Andrea Browning

Centennial Bank, Trezevant

Steve Amos

First Peoples Bank of Tennessee Jefferson City

Michael Griffith
Executive Vice President

Security Federal Savings Bank McMinnville

Harbert Alexander, Jr.

The Bank of Jackson Jackson

Past Chairmen - Ex-Officio Directors
Philip Calahan

Peoples Bank & Trust Company, Manchester

Terry Eastwood

First Farmers and Commercial Bank, Pikeville

Jay England

Decatur County Bank Decaturville

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 –
800-964-5525 or 615-244-4871