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Allen K. Oakley

Allen K. Oakley
Middle Tennessee Regional President

In his role as Middle Tennessee Regional President, Allen oversees the banking operations and plays an important role in achieving strategic growth goals for these geographies.

With more than 32 years of banking experience, mostly in the Tennessee market, Allen joined FirstBank in 2012 where he has served for five years as Executive Vice President and Middle Tennessee Manager of the Corporate, Commercial, and Public and Institutional Groups. Prior to joining FirstBank, he spent 7 years with SunTrust as Managing Director for the Corporate and Investment Banking Group.

Allen has exhibited dedication to the Nashville community for years. He is a two-time chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters, two-time chairman of St. George’s kindergarten and preschool, board member and finance chairman of Adventure Science Center, and board member of Mental Health Cooperative Foundation.

A Tennessee native and University of Tennessee graduate, Allen enjoys reading, golfing, playing tennis and biking. He and his wife, Leila “Lee” Phillips Oakley, have been married for 27 years. They have a son, Kerry, and daughter, Leila.

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