Michelle Pentecost Joins Franklin Synergy Bank as Vice President

MichellePentecost.jpgFranklin, TN - November 21, 2007 - Local banker Michelle Pentecost has joined Franklin Synergy Bank as Vice President and Loan Operations Manager. The appointment was announced Wednesday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Pentecost will be based at the bank's Aspen Brook Village location in Cool Springs.

"Michelle has thirty years of leadership experience in loan operations and business banking," commented Herrington. "We are fortunate to have her join our Franklin Synergy Bank family."

Prior to joining Franklin Synergy Bank, Pentecost served as Vice President and Loan Operations Manager at Cumberland Bank from March 2005 through May 2007. She also served as Business Banking Administrator and Loan operations Manager at First American Bank and AmSouth Bank from 1977 to 2005. Professionally, Pentecost serves on the Mid-State Bancpac User Group, and the Account Folio User Group, advisory boards for Fidelity Information Services Inc. Active in the community through United Way, Pentecost's service on the Finance Board for Saint Joseph's Church, includes a stint as Chairman of the Finance Board.

Franklin Synergy Bank opened in November 2007, offering a unique combination of the traditional values of community banking, such as trust, competence and expediency, with innovative, technologically-advanced delivery systems. This combination creates synergy, a process in which the sum of tailored banking products, advanced technology and dedicated bankers define a superior banking experience for our customers.