Willie Anderson, vice president/financial center manager of First Tennessee Bank's Main Street financial center for more than a decade, is retiring from the bank after more than 20 years in various roles, First Tennessee has announced.
His retirement becomes effective at the close of banking operations today, according to a news release.
Lynn Miller has been named his successor as financial center manager of the Main Street Office, located at 206 N. Main St. in Greeneville.
PROMOTED IN 1997
Anderson began his banking career in 1990 with First Tennessee as a courier and worked in maintenance in Greeneville.
During his career at First Tennessee, Anderson worked as a teller, loan processor, and financial services representative/loan officer before being promoted to vice president/financial center manager in 1997, the news release stated.
He graduated from Tusculum College and also graduated from the American Banking School in Nashville.
Anderson has been actively involved in the community, serving in leadership roles and various capacities with the Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County Board of Directors, the Greeneville Light & Power System Board, the Lions Club Board of Directors, the United Way, the Comcare Inc. Board, Bethel District Churches, and Friendship Baptist Church.
Named to the GL&PS Board in 2004, he was elected board chairman in 2010 and continues to serve in that capacity.
He served as chairman of the United Way of Greene County Campaign in 2007.
He also volunteers his time to provide devotions to three local care facilities: Morning Pointe Assisted Living, Signature Healthcare and Life Care Center of Greeneville.
"Willie has served at First Tennessee in many capacities and has developed great friendships and a wealth of experience.
"He will certainly be missed, and we wish him all the best during this next phase of his life," said Tony Nix, Community Bank President.
Anderson and his wife of 42 years, Brenda Anderson, have one daughter and four grandchildren.
A reception to honor Anderson was held on Tuesday at the First Tennessee Bank in Greeneville.
Lynn Miller, a 13-year employee with First Tennessee, will have responsibility for the daily operations of the Main Street financial center and for delivering products and services combined with exceptional customer service to clients, the news release states.
Prior to his current role, Miller managed the Mosheim financial center and the Mall financial center in Johnson City for First Tennessee.
A Greeneville native, Miller currently holds a series 6 registered representative license and a life insurance license.
He graduated from Tusculum College with both a master's degree and a bachelor's degree in organizational management, after receiving his associate degree from Walters State Community College.
He and his wife, Erica, are the parents of a one-year-old daughter, Kinison.
ABOUT FIRST HORIZON
The 4,500 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 170 First Tennessee Bank locations in and around Tennessee and 18 FTN Financial Group offices in the U.S. and abroad, a news release states.
First Tennessee has the leading combined market deposit share in the counties where it does business and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country.