Vice Chair of the Board of Directors
Mr. Polley serves as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Polley has served on our Board 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 recently served as a member of the board of directors and audit committee of HealthStream, Inc., and is currently a member of the board of the Franklin American Music City Bowl. He has also served on the board of Pinnacle Financial Partners, O’Charley’s Inc., and the Nashville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Mr. Polley received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Memphis.