Mortgage Banker Steven Sharp Joins Franklin Synergy Bank

StephenSharp.jpgFranklin, TN - November 12, 2008 - Mortgage Banker Steven Sharp has joined Franklin Synergy Bank as a Mortgage Loan Consultant. The appointment was announced Wednesday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Franklin Synergy will open a mortgage loan production office in the Synergy Business Center in Brentwood in the latter part of November, serving Williamson and Davidson Counties. Sharp has more than five years experience in mortgage origination and he joins Franklin Synergy Bank from SunTrust Bank, where he held the position of Home Loan Sales Manager for the Spring Hill branch.

"We're delighted to have Steven with us," Herrington said. "We offer our customers a high level of expertise in a difficult economic environment such as the current market. While some of the larger banks have cut back their mortgage lending, Franklin Synergy Bank is open for business.”

Sharp began his career in mortgage lending at Countrywide Home Loans in Nashville. From that position, he moved to SunTrust Mortgage in Brentwood. Sharp received in Nashville Mortgage Bankers Platinum Award in 2006 and 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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, technology-based 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.