First Farmers and Merchants Bank Announces New Branch Manager for Berry Farms Financial Center
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Today, First Farmers and Merchants Bank announced the hire of Theresa Jones who will serve as Branch Manager at the new Berry Farms financial center scheduled to open later this year in Williamson County. In her new role, Jones will oversee the day-to-day operations and growth of the Berry Farms branch located along the I-65 corridor at the Peytonsville Road interchange.
Jones is a seasoned financial services professional with nearly 17 years of banking experience in Middle Tennessee. She joined The Bank of Nashville as a Personal Banker and was later promoted to Assistant Branch Manager overseeing operations at the bank’s Cool Springs office. Jones most recently held the title of Branch Manager at the bank’s Rivergate branch, where she managed a $15 million loan portfolio and was responsible for hiring, training and managing bank personnel.
“We are pleased to welcome Theresa to the First Farmers team and believe her management experience will serve our customers and employees well at our new Berry Farms location,” said T. Randy Stevens, Chairman and CEO of First Farmers and Merchants Bank. “As we continue our expansion across the region, it is important that we have the right leadership in place who have a deep understanding of the communities we serve. Theresa’s experience and commitment to service will be tremendous assets as we prepare for the opening of our twentieth location in Middle Tennessee.”
The Berry Farms financial center will provide a full-suite of financial services including personal banking, business banking, investment services, commercial banking, mortgage lending, and trust and wealth management services.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Jones holds an array of industry certifications, including Branch Manager Certification from the American Bankers Association, a mortgage originator license and life and health insurance license.