Amanda Smith Hopson has been promoted to Mortgage Loan Officer at Andrew Johnson Bank.
Hopson is responsible for taking mortgage applications from customers who seek financing for home purchase or mortgage refinancing, a news release stated.
Hopson's office is located at the bank's headquarters at 124 N. Main St.
"Amanda is a very capable employee who has learned banking after several years of work with us," said Bill Hickerson, President and CEO of Andrew Johnson Bank in a news release.
"She has exhibited exemplary customer service as a bank teller and strong organizational skills in the loan department. With these positive traits, we will rely on Amanda to operate this very important aspect of our banking business," Hickerson said.
A Greene County native, Hopson graduated from Greeneville High School and later from Tusculum College with a bachelor of science degree in organizational management.
AT BANK SINCE 1999
Initially hired as a teller in 1999, she has served as head teller, in-house loan processor, mortgage processor, mortgage loan originator, and finally, as mortgage loan officer.
Hopson is responsible for taking applications from customers seeking various types of mortgage loans.
She specializes in fixed-rate mortgage loans, which are fully amortizing loans where the interest rate on the loan remains the same throughout its term.
Hopson can offer pre-qualification advice for interested parties seeking mortgage loans and can advise customers about programs that best suit their qualifications, the news release said.
Types of mortgage loans include conventional, USDA Rural Development, FHA and VA.
Hopson is married to Jason Hopson. They are both avid dog rescue volunteers, meaning they actively seek to house and care for dogs that are left unclaimed or unwanted in shelters.
Headquartered in Greeneville, Andrew Johnson Bank is a privately-owned community bank chartered in 1975 with assets of approximately $276 million.