Mr. Wilt was one of the founders of CapStar Bank and serves as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee. He has served on our Board since 2008. Mr. Wilt has nearly four decades of experience in the banking industry. Mr. Wilt is a retired, non-practicing certified public accountant, who is no longer affiliated with the Tennessee Association of Accountants or the AICPA. He practiced accountancy with Ernst & Ernst in the 1970s.
He has previously served on the boards of directors of banks and public companies including C&S/Sovran Corporation, Commerce Union Bank, Outback Steakhouse and Genesco Inc. Mr. Wilt currently serves as President of TSW Investment Company, Founding President of Golf Club of Tennessee, and Chairman of the board of Christie Cookie Company. Mr. Wilt is also a former board member of First American National Bank.
He earned a B.E. in civil engineering from Vanderbilt University and is a former pilot in the United States Air Force.