First Farmers Announces Branch Manager for New Downtown Franklin Financial Center
First Farmers recently announced the hire of Darryl G. Clark, who will serve as Branch Manager at the new downtown Franklin financial center scheduled to open late first quarter. In his new role, Clark will oversee the day-to-day operations and growth of the new financial center located at 121 1st Ave. South in historic downtown Franklin.
A veteran in the financial services industry, Clark has nearly 20 years of banking experience in Middle Tennessee. He began his career with First American as a branch manager, and held the same position with AmSouth, Union Planters and Regions after a series of acquisitions. He most recently served as Vice President and Branch Manager at the Bank of Nashville.
“We are excited to welcome Darryl to First Farmers and believe his experience will serve our customers and employees well at our new downtown Franklin office,” said T. Randy Stevens, Chairman and CEO of First Farmers and Merchants Bank. “As we continue to expand across middle Tennessee, it is important to put the right leadership in place who understands the communities and customers we serve. Darryl’s experience and relationships will be a vital asset as we prepare for the opening of our 21st financial center in middle Tennessee.”
First Farmers financial center in downtown Franklin will provide customers a full-suite of financial services including personal banking, business banking, investment services, commercial banking, mortgage lending, trust and wealth management services.
A graduate of Murray State University, Clark has received a number of industry recognitions and certifications, including multiple awards for retail sales and loan production. An active community volunteer, Darryl has served in a variety of roles with the United Way of Williamson County, Business Networking International-Williamson County chapter, Williamson, Inc. and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.