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Timothy L. Johnson

Timothy L. Johnson
Chief Risk Officer

Tim Johnson is responsible for FirstBank’s enterprise risk management activities including credit, compliance, audit, physical security, information security, facilities management, loan review and portfolio analysis.

Tim brings 27 years of experience in financial services to this role. His background in credit, mortgage, municipal finance, retail banking, commercial lending, consulting and regulatory relations has proven valuable in helping FirstBank meet its profit and growth objectives. He joined the bank in 1999 in credit and loan administration before being promoted to Senior Vice President of Loan Administration in 2000. In 2013, he was appointed to the position of Chief Risk Officer.

A native of Lexington, Tenn., Tim has been active in a number of community organizations throughout his career. His volunteer work has included serving on the boards of the Henderson County Literacy Council, the Henderson County United Way, the West Tennessee United Way, and the Henderson County Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. In addition, he has served on the boards of the Lexington Rotary Club and and the Tennessee Business and Industrial Development Corporation.

Tim is a graduate of the University of Memphis, receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1985 and his Master of Arts degree in economics in 1987. His continuing education includes certificates from the Southeast School of Commercial Lending, the Southeast School of Advanced Commercial Lending and numerous lending and credit related seminars and classes. He is a member of the Risk Management Association and the Tennessee Bankers Association ad hoc committee: the Public Finance Review Committee.

When Tim isn’t monitoring FirstBank’s risk profile or lending a hand to community organizations, he enjoys spending time with his family outdoors. His reading interests include religion, science, economics, and history; his favorite music genres include bluegrass, rock, classical, and country.

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