First Volunteer Bank Adds Commercial Banker

Monday, December 17, 2012
Robyn Thomas
Robyn Thomas

First Volunteer Bank announced that Robyn L. Thomas has joined the Bank as senior vice president and Commercial Relationship manager in the Chattanooga and North Georgia area.

“I am excited to make this announcement”, said Ron Jones, executive vice president, Commercial Banking for First Volunteer. “Robyn is a well known, seasoned banker in this market and a great addition to our team of relationship managers.  Her extensive experience and attention to her client’s needs make her a perfect fit with our Bank.  Robyn’s addition further enhances our commitment to the Chattanooga and North Georgia markets.”

“I’m excited to work with a community bank that supports the efforts of the communities we serve,” Ms. Thomas said.  “Our employees not only work in the markets we serve; but we are our customer’s, neighbors and friends. It’s rewarding to see how we can impact our customer’s lives. In a given day we may be helping a family with a major purchase; or helping someone realize the dream of owning their own business. That’s rewarding."

Ms. Thomas brings more than 26 years of banking to her new role. Within her banking experience she has implemented a new Wealth Management department for a community bank, served as director of Private Client Services, and served as executive vice president and Commercial Bank president. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in International Business.  

When she is not taking care of her customers, she breeds straight Egyptian Arabian horses and Akita dogs and loves photography.  She has been active in various community organizations including the American Heart Association, United Way and was a founding trustee of Graceworks Church.

First Volunteer Bank is a $873 million financial institution with 24 branch offices in Tennessee and Northwest Georgia.  First Volunteer operates five branch offices in Chattanooga and three in Northwest Georgia.

 



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