Correspondent Banker John Cross Joins Franklin Synergy Bank

JohnCross.jpgFranklin, TN - July 6, 2009 - Franklin Synergy Bank announced the addition of John Cross as Senior Vice President, Correspondent Banking. The appointment was announced Monday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Mr. Cross joins Franklin Synergy from The Bankers Bank in Nashville, Tennessee.

"John has tremendous experience in investment sales," Herrington said. "In addition to his nine years with The Bankers Bank, he spent three years in the Investment Division at First American National Bank and thirteen years at Morgan Keegan in Nashville prior to that. He is well known and respected for his services to community banks in Tennessee. His addition to our correspondent banking team strengthens the services Franklin Synergy can offer to our community banks clients."

Mr. Cross is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration. He holds Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses.

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.