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FirstBank Welcomes Scott Tansil as its Director of Corporate Development

JANUARY 23, 2023

Well-known industry veteran joins community bank’s Executive Management Team

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2023)— Nashville-based FirstBank announced Scott Tansil has joined the company as its Director of Corporate Development. In his new role, Tansil will lead the planning and execution of a wide range of special projects to meet our organizational objectives. He will work closely with finance, investor relations and lend his mortgage expertise as needed to seize new opportunities we identify that will help us grow and improve our business.

“Scott is achievement-oriented with a proven track record for success,” said Chris Holmes, President and CEO of FirstBank. “We are thrilled to have Scott on our executive management team to oversee FirstBank’s business operations and develop long-term initiatives.”

Tansil has over 30 years of experience under his belt. Most recently, he was the Head of Mortgage – Executive Vice President of Correspondent Lending and Capital Markets for Citizens Bank, a top 20 national mortgage lender. Prior to this, Tansil served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Franklin American Mortgage Company and was instrumental in its growth from a small mortgage lender to one of the largest in the country.

“It is a privilege to join this team as we work to drive positive change and identify new opportunities to further FirstBank’s notable growth,” said Tansil. “FirstBank’s commitment to community banking centered around local decision-making goes hand-in-hand with my own values, and I look forward to contributing to our culture and business model.”

Tansil has called Nashville home since graduating from Belmont University, where he received his B.S. in Accounting. Tansil is an active member of the community and is currently a Finance Committee Member at Franklin Road Academy. He previously served as the Correspondent Investor Advisory for Ellie Mae, and as a Board member with the Music City Bowl. He has also served on the Residential Board of Governors and the CEO Exchange Forum with the Mortgage Bankers Association.

About FirstBank 

FirstBank, a wholly owned subsidiary of FB Financial Corporation (NYSE: FBK), has approximately $12.8 billion in total assets, ranking it in the top 3% of all U.S. commercial banks. Since 1906, local banking has remained at the forefront of FirstBank’s approach to serving businesses, families, and individuals within the communities it calls home. FirstBank is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and has 82 full-service branches across Tennessee, South Central Kentucky, Alabama and North Georgia along with mortgage offices throughout the Southeast.


Top Work Places Tennessean 2015-2023

FirstBank is a 2023 Top Workplace as recognized by the Tennessean. To determine which large, midsize and small companies are the best to work for in Middle Tennessee, the Tennessean partnered with industry research company Energage to conduct a survey. We are proud to receive this award 9 years running!

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