Jerry A. Woods serves as Senior Vice President, Business Lender at Franklin Synergy Bank, focusing on the credit needs of growing small businesses through conventional financing as well various loan products offered in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
In a banking career spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Woods has served locally as Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer at Community First Bank & Trust, where he initiated commercial and Industrial and Small Business Administration (SBA) lending programs, becoming the second largest producer of SBA loans in the state of Tennessee.
Mr. Woods has held licensing in commercial real estate sales, business entity sales and commercial loan brokerage. He established a small business consulting firm focused on the planning and execution of strategies to maximize the enterprise value of closely held family businesses.
Mr. Woods holds bachelors and masters degrees in business administration from the University of Toledo
in Toledo. Ohio. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Franklin Classical School.