H. McCall Wilson, Jr. Elected 2022-2023 TBA Chairman

H. McCall Wilson, Jr., president and CEO of The Bank of Fayette County, Piperton, was installed as chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association during ceremonies at the closing banquet on Tuesday, June 14. Wilson accepted the chairman’s gavel from Allen McClary, chairman and CEO of UBank in Jellico. McClary will remain a member of the Association’s board of directors for the next three years to help ensure continuity of leadership.

Delegates from TBA-member institutions elect new executive officers and new board members each year during the annual convention, with members receiving one vote per charter.

Executive officers elected for 2022–2023 are:

  • Chairman—H. McCall Wilson, Jr., president and CEO, The Bank of Fayette County, Piperton
  • Chairman-Elect—James H. Rieniets, president and CEO, InsBank, Nashville
  • Vice Chairman—Christopher White, president and CEO, Peoples Bank of East Tennessee, Madisonville

In addition to the executive officers, TBA members elected one new director from each of the three grand divisions of the state. Directors serve three-year terms on the TBA board. New directors are:

  • East Tennessee—Robert Barger, president and CEO, First Century Bank, Tazewell
  • Middle Tennessee—Scott Cocanougher, CEO, First Community Bank of Tennessee, Shelbyville
  • West Tennessee—Wright Cox, president and CEO, BankTennessee, Collierville

With the election of the new directors, two directors rotated off of the board. Completing their terms of service were:

  • Mark Hayes, chairman and CEO, First National Bank of Pulaski, Pulaski
  • Randy Huffstetler, CEO, Greenfield Banking Company, Greenfield

Continuing their terms on the board are:

  • Tyler Clinch, president and CEO, First Community Bank of East Tennessee, Rogersville
  • Gay Dempsey, CEO, Bank of Lincoln County, Fayetteville
  • David Prince, president and CEO, INSOUTH Bank, Brownsville
  • Billy Carroll, president and CEO, SmartBank, Pigeon Forge
  • Andy Nash, president and CEO, The Farmers Bank, Portland
  • Phillip Renfroe, president and CEO, Community Bank, Lexington

As TBA’s governing body, members of the board are always available for members to share questions, thoughts, or suggestions concerning the TBA and the banking industry. Click here for a complete list of TBA leadership.

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