November/December 2009 E-News Bulletin

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Welcome to the Franklin Financial Network November/December 2009 eBulletin!

Dear Friends,
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.  ~Dwight D. Eisenhower
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.  ~Harrison Ford
If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.  ~Author Unknown
Change is part of the fabric of our society, and the pace of change is accelerating. The economic challenges facing our nation and world today will create even more changes.   Our best course of action is to accept change and weave it into our lives as a constant.
At Franklin Synergy Bank, managing change is very important to our management team, our customers, and our shareholders.  We adapt the way we offer banking services because customer taste and habits have changed.  One of the key changes facing us today is redefining the phrase “banking convenience”.  Historically, customers chose a bank based on the convenience of a particular bank’s physical location. Today, convenience is more accurately defined as the ease of accessing information.
We discovered several years ago that many of our customers rarely come into the bank; they choose instead to bank electronically.  Today more than half of our customers’ transactions come to us electronically and we foresee that within the next few years, less than 20% of banking transactions will be handled by a conventional teller.
Our commitment to customers is that Franklin Synergy Bank will be a leader in change, rather than merely a maker of loans and gatherer of deposits. Our customers want us to be a source of financial information, a keenly interested “partner”, and a provider of products to aid local businesses in becoming more profitable. 
For example, we recently introduced a product that although it has been around for some time, has been updated to today’s economic climate: payroll and employment services.  These updated tools allow our customer to focus on the specific success criteria of his business instead of dealing with the headaches of writing payroll checks and designing employee benefit packages.
With all the change within our business environment, there are a few things that will never change at Franklin Synergy Bank: our commitment to sound business principles and our respect and appreciation for those in the community who have selected us as their banking partner.  In early November, on the second anniversary of our bank’s opening, we honored our “Founders” with a special celebration.  Annually, we want to say ‘thank you” in a very special way to our first customers.  Our future is bright, due in large part to the trust our early customers placed in our banking team.
Banking is changing, and Franklin Synergy Bank will be here to meet your banking needs.  Learn more about our bank at or call us at 615-236-BANK (2265).  Thank you for your patronage. 

Tennessee Equine Hospital Grand Opening

Franklin Synergy’s William Billington (far left) and Ashley P. Hill (far right) join Tennessee Equine Hospital’s Dr. Monty McInturff and Dr. Matt Povlovich at the Grand Opening of Franklin Synergy customer Tennessee Equine Hospital in Thompson’s Station.  We were delighted to be part of the building of Tennessee Equine Hospital as well as the celebration!

Founders Day 2009

On November 5th we celebrated Founders Day at Franklin Synergy. This special day honors our first customers, those who opened club accounts with us in our first six months of operation.



Upcoming Travel…..

  • Cumberland County Playhouse - It's A Wonderful Life  -December 15
    $85.00 per person
    Final payment due - December 4, 2009
  • 11-Night Ultimate Caribbean Cruise - SOLD OUT!
    January 24, 2010 - February 5, 2010
    Climb aboard Celebrity’s NEWEST Equinox plus a pre-cruise package in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida! 
  • Springtime In The South
    March 20-25, 2010
    Motor coach trip to Charleston, Savannah & the Macon Cherry Blossom Festival
    Cost per person: Double: $1,499 Single: $1,884 Triple: $1,368 Deposit: $100/person due with reservation
    Final payment due - January 10, 2010
  • Canadian Rockies
    July 13 - 19, 2010
    Featuring Glacier National Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, Kootenay National Park, Icefields Parkway, Calgary, Lake Louise, & Banff

    Please join us for the Preview Show Thursday – January 14, 2010 2:00 PM - Aspen Grove Christian Church 274 Mallory Station Road Slide Show Presentation, Refreshments & Door Prizes

Call or email Sandy Green at 615-236-4614 or for reservations and more information about all of our great trips. Complete information about all travel opportunities is available on our website at You may register for trips online.

Franklin Synergy Bank Team News

Mortgage Banker Eric Medvid Joins Franklin Synergy Bank

Please help us welcome Eric Medvid to the Franklin Synergy Bank family. Eric has more than 12 years of mortgage origination experience and he joins us Bank of America. Middle Tennessee is a busy mortgage market; customers have lots of questions about refinancing and purchasing real estate. Eric is a top producer with monthly volume in excess of $1 million. You can reach Eric at (615) 564-6331 or by email at

CFO Lisa Musgrove Joins the Board of Trust at Battle Ground Academy

Congratulations to Lisa Musgrove on her recent election to the Battle Ground Academy (BGA) Board of Trust. Lisa joins four other new members: Eddie Lunn, George Plaster, Kurt Winstead, and Dr. Leslie Wisner-Lynch for a three year term. Established in 1889, BGA is a co-ed, college preparatory school for grades kindergarten through 12.
We look forward to the opportunity to earn your future business at Franklin Synergy Bank. You may reach your Franklin Synergy banker at (615) 236-BANK (2265) or on our website at Franklin Synergy Bank has 2 locations, our Cool Springs branch at 3301 Aspen Grove Drive, Suite 106 and our Downtown Franklin branch at 134 Fourth Avenue North in the historic Bennett House. In addition, our Franklin Synergy Mortgage office is open at 7101 Executive Center Drive, Suite 110 in Brentwood. We appreciate your continued interest in Franklin Synergy Bank.
Richard Herrington

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