NASHVILLE, Tenn. – First Farmers and Merchants Bank announced today it has added a banking veteran to its banking center in Franklin to support its continued growth in Williamson County.
Brady Gardner joins First Farmers from First Tennessee Bank in Nashville as a commercial relationship manager.
“Since our growth in Williamson County continues to exceed our expectations, Brady will help businesses with the capital and financial advice they need to launch, grow and expand,” said Craig Holland, Williamson County president for First Farmers & Merchants Bank. “He has built strong relationships with his customers and knows how to leverage the advantages of First Farmers to help build business success. We look forward to his contributions to our Williamson County customers and our company.”
The 5,600-square foot First Farmers financial center on Billingsly Court in the Cool Springs area of Franklin offers in-branch and drive-thru retail banking, private banking, commercial banking, on-line banking, mortgage lending and trust & investment services, as well as self-service safe deposit boxes utilizing palm recognition technology.
Prior to joining First Farmers, Gardner was commercial special assets officer and consultant at First Tennessee. Additionally, he has been a commercial special assets workout officer and customer relationship and portfolio manager with Fifth Third Bank. He has a BS degree in Communications from Middle Tennessee State University.