Mr. Bentz was one of the founders of CapStar Bank and currently serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as Chair of the Risk Committee. Mr. Bentz has served on our Board since 2008. Since 1996, he has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Triton Boats, a company he sold to Brunswick Corporation in 2005.
Mr. Bentz serves on the board of directors of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and he has formerly served on the boards of the Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation, the National Association of Boat Manufacturers, the National Marine Manufacturers’ Association, the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation and the Congressional Sportsman’s Foundation. Mr. Bentz attended Clemson University and participated in continuing education programs in business finance at Vanderbilt University; he has also completed the Dale Carnegie Human Relations courses and training.