West Tennessee Regional President
David Burden holds enormous responsibility within FirstBank, serving as the West Tennessee Regional President. He has authority over banking operations in Memphis, Huntingdon, Paris, Jackson, Linden, Camden and Lexington, the city in which the bank was founded. He manages loan administration, loan production and deposit production for all retail branches and commercial and real estate lending for the region.
David boasts more than 14 years of experience at FirstBank. Hired as the Senior Vice President of community bank markets in 2001, he was later promoted to Community Market President.
During David’s tenure, he has been instrumental in creating a hallmark network of FirstBank locations across Tennessee. While his focus is on the Western region today, his leadership and direction have been the compass guiding our most successful branches in the FirstBank footprint.
Before coming to FirstBank, David held the positions of Senior Vice President and Senior Lending Officer for Union Planters Bank in Paris, Tenn.
When not at work, David volunteers through Habitat for Humanity and serves on multiple boards at his local church.
David received his Bachelor’s Degree in business from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Originally from Huntingdon, Tenn., David and his family now reside in Paris, Tenn. David has two children, one daughter and one son. An avid outdoorsman, David enjoys golf, hunting and fishing.< Back to Senior Management