Correspondent Banker Travis Smith Joins Franklin Synergy Bank

TravisDSmith.jpgFranklin, TN - July 6, 2009 - Franklin Synergy Bank announced the addition of Travis Smith, Correspondent Banking Business Development. The appointment was announced Monday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Mr. Smith joins Franklin Synergy from The Bankers Bank in Nashville, Tennessee.

"Travis established the Tennessee office of The Georgia Bankers Bank in 1998; he has tremendous rapport with bankers in Tennessee” Herrington said. “He has more than thirty years of correspondent banking, bank regulation and operations experience at The Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, The Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis, National Bank of Commerce in addition to his service at The Bankers Bank. His addition to our team, after service in a number of key positions with regulatory agencies and community banks, provides unmatched depth and experience to our correspondent banking services.”

Mr. Smith is a graduate of The University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, where he earned a B.A. in Business Administration.

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.