Sally Bowers Joins Franklin Synergy Bank as Executive Vice President

SallyBowers.jpgFranklin, TN - January 7, 2008 - Local banker Sally Bowers has joined Franklin Synergy Bank as Executive Vice President and President of the bank's mortgage division. The appointment was announced Monday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Bowers will be based at the bank's Aspen Brook Village location in Cool Springs.

"We are very careful at Franklin Synergy to hire experienced professionals. Sally has more than 30 years of mortgage experience and she leads an energetic team of mortgage professionals," commented Herrington.

Prior to joining Franklin Synergy Bank, Bowers served as President of Cumberland Bank Mortgage and Executive Vice President of Cumberland Bank from July 2004 until the bank's sale. She also served Senior Vice President of Franklin Financial Mortgage, a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin National Bank.

Bowers is a graduate of Memphis State University and the BAI Graduate School of Retail Banking at Vanderbilt University's Owen School of Management. Bowers has received numerous certifications from the Mortgage Bankers of America Institute and the American Institute of Banking.

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.