Business Briefs: Jim McKenzie to head Chattanooga FirstBank

Business Briefs: Jim McKenzie to head Chattanooga FirstBank

July 17th, 2014 by Associated Press and Staff Report in Business Around the Region

Jim McKenzie

Jim McKenzie

McKenzie to head local FirstBank

Jim McKenzie, a 13-year banking veteran who joined FirstBank as a commercial relationship manager in 2009, has been promoted to city president for FirstBank in Chattanooga. He will overseee the bank's operations in Hamilton and Rhea County, which includes offices in downtown Chattanooga, near Hamilton Place Mall in East Brainerd and in Dayton, Tenn.

"Jim is committed to delivering the FirstBank value proposition: inspired associates empowered to deliver distinctive customer service and tailored financial solutions to our clients," said Allen Oakley, FirstBank's Middle Tennessee president.

McKenzie, a University of Tennessee at Knoxville graduate, served on the St. Peter's Episcopal School Board for six years and is currently on The Baylor School Parent Alumni Board.

FirstBank is the third largest Tennessee-based bank with assets of more than $2 billion and 54 locations across the Southeast.

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