Longtime Mortgage Banker Chuck Wells Joins Franklin Synergy Bank

ChuckWells.jpgFranklin, TN - December 22, 2009 - Nashville Mortgage Banker Chuck Wells has joined Franklin Synergy Bank as a Mortgage Consultant. The appointment was announced Tuesday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Wells will be based out of the bank’s Mortgage Office in the Synergy Office Park in Brentwood. He has more than 13 years experience in mortgage origination and joins Franklin Synergy Bank from SunTrust Bank, where he held the position of Vice President of Mortgage Lending. Wells began his career in mortgage lending at Guaranty Trust in Nashville.

"We're delighted to have Chuck with us," Herrington said. "Expertise in mortgage lending has never been more critical than in a difficult time such as the current market. While some of the larger banks have cut back their mortgage lending, Franklin Synergy Bank is open for business.”

Wells is a Nashville native and a graduate of Battle Ground Academy in Franklin. He holds a B.S. in Real Estate Finance from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Wells is active in the community through the Franklin Lions Club and the South Nashville Exchange Club. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Exchange Club Family Center in Nashville and as President of the Maryland Way chapter of BNI (Business Networking International) in Brentwood.

“I am excited about the opportunity to work with Franklin Synergy. It’s a quality mortgage operation with an emphasis on customer service,” noted Wells. “Franklin Synergy Bank cares about the kind of experience their customers have at the bank and they care about their employees. The opportunity to provide that kind of atmosphere and attention was my primary motivation in joining Franklin Synergy Bank.”