Jeanie M. Rittenberry
Director of Marketing & Communications
As Director of Marketing and Communications for FirstBank, Jeanie Rittenberry is responsible for marketing, training, and internal and external communications. Her mission is to maintain the integrity of FirstBank’s story and ensure that all messaging is consistent in reinforcing the bank’s core values.
She manages an array of FirstBank initiatives and programs, including advertising, public relations, branding, social media campaigns, and events and sponsorships. Additionally, she leads FirstBank’s training, professional growth and leadership development programs.
Jeanie joined FirstBank in 2013 and quickly became an integral member of the executive team, playing a strategic role in helping FirstBank grow, both in more established community markets as well as in the larger metro markets. She is primarily responsible for strengthening the bank’s brand and maintaining its position as a trusted financial leader dedicated to the communities it serves.
A well-rounded marketing professional, Jeanie has more than 16 years of banking industry experience, working with both community banks and Top 10 banks across the United States. Prior to joining FirstBank, she was Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing and Client Services for Memphis-based National Commerce Bank Services. Jeanie started her career at NCBS, and worked with FirstBank President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Holmes in 2004 after the merger of National Commerce and SunTrust banks in Memphis.
Jeanie is a graduate of the University of Memphis and the Barret Graduate School of Banking. She serves locally on the marketing committee of The Nashville Symphony and the I Cared for One committee of the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes. A Tennessee native, Jeanie lived in Memphis and Florida and now resides in Brentwood with her family. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.< Back to Executive Team