Chief Risk Officer
Aimee Hamilton joined FirstBank as Chief Risk Officer in November 2021. Hamilton is responsible for FirstBank’s enterprise risk management activities and oversees a team responsible for consumer compliance, anti-money laundering regulations, physical security, information security, loan review and risk management.
Hamilton most recently served as Chief Risk Officer at Cadence Bank, based in Houston, Texas, where she was responsible for guiding the strategy and developing the risk management functions throughout the bank’s growth. She has more than 30 years of experience in financial risk management with organizations ranging in size from $800 million to more than $50 billion in asset size.
She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, cum laude. Additionally, she is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in Louisiana), Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager.
Aimee and her husband Stuart reside in Nashville and have two sons, James and Thomas.
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