Vice Chair of the Board of Directors
Mr. Polley serves as Chairman of the Risk Committee and also serves on the Audit Committee. Mr. Polley has served on our Board of Directors since 2011. He has extensive experience within the financial services industry, having most recently served as Vice Chairman and President of First American Corporation. Before joining First American National Bank in 1991, Mr. Polley was Group Executive Vice President and Treasurer for C&S/Sovran Corporation after holding various executive positions within Sovran before its merger with Citizens and Southern Bank. Mr. Polley joined Sovran from Commerce Union Bank of Nashville, where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Polley retired as a Vice Chairman and member of the board of directors of First American Corporation and First American National Bank in 2000. Mr. Polley is a member of Leadership Nashville, the Financial Executives Institute and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is currently a member of the board of directors and audit committee of HealthStream, Inc., and member of the board of the Franklin American Music City Bowl. He has also served on the board, including the audit and executive committees, of Pinnacle Financial Partners, the board, including the audit committee, of O’Charley’s Inc., and the board of the Nashville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Mr. Polley received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Memphis.