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Meet Our Leadership

Meet the men and women whose leadership keeps us focused on giving you the best possible banking experience — including our official Board of Directors and Officers.

John Gregory Brock is Owner of Brock Construction, LLC. Mr. Brock has served as a Director since 1993.

Rufus W. Gonder is a Certified Public Accountant whose practice is headquartered in McMinnville, Tennessee. Mr. Gonder has served as a Director since 1999. 

Robert W. Jones is the retired former Chairman of First McMinnville Corporation. Mr. Jones has been a Director since 1962.

Bobby Kirby is a professional real estate developer and is a partner of the real estate firm Kirby Realty. Mr. Kirby was elected to the Board of Directors in 2017.

C. Levoy Knowles is the Executive Director of Tennessee Broadband Association. Mr. Knowles currently holds the position of Chairman of the Board for the Company and First National Bank. He has served as Director since 1999.

Shane McFarland owns Shane McFarland Construction in Rutherford County. Mr. McFarland was elected as a Director in 2012.

J. Douglas Milner is the President of Middle Tennessee Dr. Pepper Bottling Company. Mr. Milner has served as a Director since 1995.

Mark A. Pirtle is President of Mark Pirtle Automotive and Chief Manager of Mark Pirtle Real Estate Investments, LLC. Mr. Pirtle has served as a Director since 2006. 

Bill Rogers is the General Manager of Caney Fork Electric Cooperative. Mr. Rogers has served as Director since 2013.

Gentry Underhill, Jr. is a Certified Public Accountant and senior partner at Totherow, Haile, and Welch, PLLC. Mr. Underhill was elected as a Director in 2012.

Pieter J. van Vuuren presently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of both the Company and First National Bank. Mr. van Vuuren was elected as a Director in 2012.

Pieter van Vuuren, CPA President and Chief Executive Officer
Katie Bennett, Executive Vice President, Loan Officer & Processes
John Morse, Executive Vice President, Davidson County
Scott Uselton, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Risk Officer
Michael Weeter, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Network Administrator
Brian Wilcox, Executive Vice President, Murfreesboro – Rutherford County
John Allen | Vice President, Loan Officer
Patti Barnes | Assistant Vice President, Credit Administration
Mary Jane Bell | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Katie Bennett | Executive Vice President, Loan Officer  
Sherri Blair | Assistant Vice President, Loan Compliance
Joslynne Box | Assistant Vice President, Portfolio and Relationship Manager
Andrew Brock | Assistant Vice President, Loan Officer
Justin Burriss | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Adam Carney | Vice President, Mortgage Consultant
Colleen Clary | Assistant Vice President, Memorial Branch Manager
Brandi Cotten | Vice President, Loan Review Officer
Ryan Crouch | Assistant Vice President, Treasury Management & Deposit Operations
John Dietrich | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Emily Drecsh | Senior Vice President, Private Client Banker
Brent Foster | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Bill Fuson | Vice President, Mortgage Consultant
Dave Gober | Vice President, Mortgage Consultant
Greg Hamilton | Senior Vice President, Senior Credit Officer
Robin Henderson | Senior Vice President, Sports and Entertainment Banking
Brenda Jones | Vice President, Mortgage Operations Manager
Kelly Kell | Assistant Vice President, Smithville Highway Branch Manager
Andy Knowles | Assistant Vice President, Financial Advisor
Sherri Malone | Banking Officer, Loan Processor
David Marttala | Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Trust Officer
Julie Matthews | Assistant Vice President, Gateway Branch Manager 
Ellen May | Senior Vice President, Sports and Entertainment Banking
Brandon McGee | Assistant Vice President, Network Administrator
Gina Melvin | Banking Officer, Customer Service Representative
Jonathan Miller | Vice President, Commercial Lender
Kim Miller | Assistant Vice President, Main Office Head Teller
Vickie Mitchell | Banking Officer, Loan Processor
John Morse | Executive Vice President, Nashville City President
Doug Nall | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Chris Pepper | Vice President, Loan Officer
Stacie Petring | Vice President, Analyst
Jane Ann Pryor | Vice President, Mortgage Consultant
Jenny Roberts | Vice President, Deposit Compliance/ Safe Act Officer
Connie Sanders | Banking Officer, Deposit Operations Specialist
Mary Sewell | Banking Officer, Loan Processor
Jennifer Smith | Assistant Vice President, Shelbyville Branch Manager
Peggy Smith | Assistant Vice President, Deposit Operations Specialist
Philip Smith | Assistant Vice President, Analyst
Heather Steele | Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Officer
Kim Stice |  Vice President, Loan Officer
Richard L. (Rick) Thornton | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Scott Uselton | Executive Vice President, Director of Risk Management
Sam Usmani | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Pieter van Vuuren, CPA | President, Chief Executive Officer
Anne Vance | Vice President, Human Resources Director
Davoua Vang | Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Cody Walker | Vice President, Commercial Lending
Michael Weeter | Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Network Administrator
Brian Wilcox | Executive Vice President, Murfreesboro-Rutherford County
Regina Womack | Banking Officer, Loan Operations Manger
Dwayne Woods | Senior Vice President, Loan Officer
Gail Youngblood | Vice President, Morrison Branch Manager















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The First National Bank of Middle Tennessee is a full-service financial institution with branches in Warren, Bedford, Davidson and Rutherford counties, as well as a mortgage office in Murfreesboro, Tenn.