Board of Directors
John O. Chunn
Mr. Chunn attended the University of Tennessee and served in and retired from the Tennessee Army National Guard. He has worked for Heil Quaker Corp., in Lewisburg, with International Nuclear, and with Avco Aerostructures Division. Mr. Chunn has been engaged in a number of construction-related businesses, including a number of commercial buildings. On January 1, 1979 Mr. Chunn formed Truette Construction Co, which is located in Marshall County and continues to operate.
D. Glenn Hardison
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company and the Bank
Mr. Hardison is a graduate of David Lipscomb College (now University), earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting, with a minor in economics. Mr. Hardison was employed for ten years with the Internal Revenue Service as a revenue agent and in management. After working in a major accounting firm, he opened his own certified public accounting firm in Lewisburg, with a branch office in Franklin, which he operated for nearly 20 years. Mr. Hardison is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Thomas H. Hawkins, IV
Mr. Hawkins attended Murray State University and received his degree in print management. He began his career with Lewisburg Printing after college and became CEO in 2002. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Printing Industry Association of the South. Mr. Hawkins is very active in his community and served as a past president for the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce.
Allen L. Henderson, Jr.
Mr. Henderson attended Martin College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Tennessee Technical University. Mr. Henderson owns a number of businesses, including Lewisburg Industrial and Welding, Inc., located in Lewisburg, which he founded in 1971. He is the president of that company. In addition, he operates the NAPA Automotive Parts store in Lewisburg.
Jason D. Jent
Mr. Jent is a 1995 graduate of David Lipscomb University. After college and before moving back to Marshall County, Mr. Jent was a salesman for Interior Design Services, Inc. in Brentwood, Tennessee. After working as a realtor for 15 years, in 2011 he became the owner of David Jent Realty & Auction. Mr. Jent is very active in his community and served as Past President of the Southern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors and President of the Rocket Baseball Diamond Club in Chapel Hill.
Mr. Kennedy graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. He returned to Lewisburg to work in the family business, Southern Carton Company, Inc., becoming President in 1987. Mr. Kennedy is involved in several community activities including the Industrial Development Board and is the present Chairman of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board.
W. B. Marsh
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of First Commerce Bank and First Commerce Bancorp, Inc.
Mr. Marsh received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1973. He is also a graduate of the School of Banking held at Vanderbilt University and of the Mid-South School of Banking at the University of Memphis. He attended the Executive Development School at Rhodes College in 1988-89. Since that time he has had extensive financial institution experience in Marshall County, Tennessee. Mr. Marsh is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg and served as Chairman of the Board from 1992 until 2001. He is also currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Lewisburg Water and Sewer Department. Mr. Marsh is the past Chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association and is currently serving on its board of directors. He has held a variety of other positions in city and non-profit organizations.
James P. Moon
A graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, Mr. Moon received his Masters Degree in Teaching with an emphasis on Economics from the Graduate School of Middle Tennessee State University. He taught and coached at the high school level in Middle Tennessee. He worked with Moon Pencil and co-founded Eraser Products. In 1998 he sold his interest in Moon Pencil and Eraser Products. Mr. Moon is currently retired but is involved in the construction and rental of storage and manufacturing buildings. Mr. Moon is a past president of the Writing Instruments Manufacturers Association and of the Pencil Makers Association. He served two terms on the Executive Committee of the National School Supply and Equipment Association. Mr. Moon has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Martin Methodist College and the Board of Trustees of Battleground Academy.
James L. Russell, Jr.
Mr. Russell graduated from Columbia State Community College in 1973 with an Associates Degree in Business and from Middle Tennessee State University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a minor in Economics and Finance. He joined Russell Vending Service in 1976, where he has served in a wide variety of roles, including human relations, accounting, data processing, electronics and others. He is owner of Russell Catering and has been extensively involved in the social and business community of Lewisburg and Marshall County for many years.
Robert E. Wiles, Jr.
President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and the Bank
Mr. Wiles attended Vanderbilt University on a baseball scholarship and received his degree in Business Administration in 1977. Mr. Wiles has extensive experience in the retail and financial sectors and worked with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. He graduated from both the Tennessee School of Banking at Vanderbilt University and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. He is past president of the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and past Chairman of the Board of Wee Care, Inc.