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R. Wade Peery

R. Wade Peery
Chief Administrative Officer

Wade Peery joined FirstBank in 2012 and is currently Chief Administrative Officer after serving as the bank’s Director of Operations and Technology. In his position, his responsibilities include oversight of bank operations, technology and retail and commercial banking support.

Peery has spent his entire career in Middle Tennessee, giving him a deep understanding of FirstBank’s customer base. Most recently, Peery served as the Middle Tennessee Manager for Regions Bank’s Treasury Management Department, after previously holding the positions of Retail Area Sales Manager and Community Bank President for Regions Bank. He has extensive experience managing different branch groups across Middle Tennessee.

Peery graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He was an undergraduate student-athlete as a member of the football team.

Peery is active in his community and volunteers with Backfield in Motion, an organization that combines athletics and academics to inspire inner-city males to reach their full potential. Peery volunteers at fundraising events and helps to connect the program with local resources.

Originally from Hohenwald, Tenn., Perry now resides in Brentwood with his wife, Lisa. Peery says that if he were not in the banking industry, he would probably be a college football coach, helping others grow and develop.

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