MCB Knoxville. More than a bank, your own personal banker.

At Mountain Commerce Bank Knoxville, we have a team dedicated just to you. We know your financial success depends on a bank that has all the modern conveniences you’ve come to expect. MCB has all that, PLUS your own dedicated personal banker you can call and speak to, someone you know, someone who will be there the next time you call.

To serve our clients better, we opened a second location in Knoxville. The doors to the Bearden Financial Center opened on June 1, 2015. The location, at the corner of Northshore Drive and Kingston Pike, serves as our corporate headquarters. We’re excited about opening additional doors for you, your business and your family.

We’re Knoxvillians! We’re your neighbors, and we care about you!

MCB Knoxville. Responsive Relationship Banking.

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Tim Topham

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Tim Topham, Executive Vice President and Director, is the Area President and Senior Loan Officer for the Knoxville market, with responsibility for commercial and private banking, treasury management, and branch retail development. Prior to his time at MCB, Tim managed private banking and private wealth management groups with a loan and deposit portfolio worth nearly a billion dollars. Tim is a graduate of Maryville College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and he is on the board of directors for Maryville College and former member for Knoxville Habitat for Humanity. He also volunteers regularly for many humanitarian and community organizations, including the Boys & Girls Club and Habitat for Humanity. Tim enjoys bicycling, hunting, fishing, and golf.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: tim -dot- topham -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Tom Jensen

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Tom Jensen, City Executive and Executive Vice President, is a member of senior management and the leading commercial lender at MCB. Prior to MCB, Tom served as group vice president managing a wealth management unit with a portfolio of over $400 million in assets. A graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a finance degree, Tom is also a graduate of Leadership Knoxville and active on several area humanitarian and community boards of directors, including the United Way, Boys & Girls Club, Knoxville Quarterback Club, and the Fountain City United Methodist Church. Tom enjoys University of Tennessee athletics, as well as travel, politics, and music.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: tom -dot- jensen -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Michael Saporito

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Michael Saporito, First Vice President and Relationship Manager, has been with MCB from its beginning in Knoxville, right after he graduated with a finance degree from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, where he played football. Having built his banking career at MCB, Michael has gained experience in treasury management, information technology, and commercial lending. As a relationship manager since 2009, he manages a large commercial and private banking portfolio for MCB. Michael serves on the Boys and Girls Club of TN Valley Advisory board, and he is a regular volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. He enjoys golf, basketball, and Ohio State University sports.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: michael -dot- saporito -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Brice Chapman

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Brice Chapman, Vice President, Relationship Manager, came to MCB from a Berkshire Hathaway company. He has experience in human resources, Bank Secrecy Act compliance and policy development, credit analysis, loan portfolio management and branch and treasury management services. He currently provides high level oversight for the MCB branches at Cedar Bluff and Bearden Financial Center and also manages a portfolio of loan and deposit relationships in the Knoxville market. He holds a Certified Financial Planner™ designation, and has a Series 7 license. Brice has a bachelor’s degree from Crown College. He serves as the Youth Director at Salem Baptist Church and enjoys weightlifting, basketball, golf, and spending time with his family.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: brice -dot- chapman -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Connie French

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Connie French, Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, serves as a Private Banker for consumer and commercial loans in the Knoxville area. She services a large portfolio of loans and assets. As a Relationship Manager, Connie brings many years of banking experience to MCB, specifically in private banking, commercial lending, consumer lending, and mortgage lending. She has held several positions and leadership roles on area humanitarian and community boards of directors, including the Boys & Girls Clubs, Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, and the American Heart Association. Connie holds a finance degree from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. She enjoys running, yoga, and Tennessee football.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: connie -dot- french -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Debbie Watson

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Debbie Watson, Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, serves as a private banker and lender for consumer and commercial loans in the Knoxville area., She services a large portfolio of loans and assets. Debbie’s banking career is extensive, with experience in credit card operations and branch management for one of the largest and most successful bank branches in the Knoxville area. She has also worked in private wealth management, servicing a large portfolio and assisting clients with all their financial needs. At MCB, Debbie is a leader in service-driven banking for clients with a variety of financial circumstances. She majored in accounting at the University of Louisville and graduated from the Tennessee School of Banking. In 2013, Debbie was awarded Mountain Commerce Bank’s Stuart E. Wood Memorial Award for excellence in banking and teamwork. Debbie enjoys golf and spending time with her family.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: debbie -dot- watson -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Erik Wilson

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Erik Wilson, Vice President, Relationship Manager, serves as a commercial lender in the Knoxville area. He has extensive banking experience with a focus on commercial and industrial lending, real estate lending and credit administration. He services a large portfolio of loans and assets and has developed relationships with his clients to assist them through the loan process. He also has experience in special assets, bank services, policies, procedures, and regulations. Erik graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, majoring in finance.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: eric -dot- wilson -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Stephanie Barnes

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Stephanie Barnes, Vice President and Relationship Manager, serves as a commercial and consumer lender for the Knoxville area. Stephanie has 20 years of banking experience, specifically in the areas of commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending. Stephanie graduated with honors from Tennessee Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, majoring in finance. She is actively involved with the Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce and has served on several committees over the years. She enjoys boating, UT football, and being a soccer mom.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: stephanie -dot- barnes -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Tiffany Smith

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Tiffany Smith, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, has responsibility for underwriting loans and closings, and she also oversees this function for the bank’s portfolio specialists. After starting her career in credit and collections, Tiffany has since held positions as a bank loan review officer, a credit analyst, and in risk management. She has served as a board member of the East Tennessee Risk Management Association for three years, and she holds a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Tech University in business administration, specializing in finance. Tiffany enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: tiffany -dot- smith -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Tony Johnson

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Tony Johnson, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, underwrites loans and coordinates loan closings. He has more than 17 years of banking experience in retail, commercial, and Government Guaranteed Lending (US SBA and USDA). Most recently, Tony worked at FSG, where he served as an underwriter for Government Guaranteed Loans. In addition, over the course of his career, he has gained experience in special assets and collections. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Maryville College, and he is active in the community, having served as an assistant coach with the American Youth Soccer Organization and the Boys and Girls Club of Oak Ridge.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: tony -dot- johnson -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Stacy Connatser

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Stacy Connatser, Client Services Coordinator and Assistant Vice President, is part of MCB’s Client Services team. She helps manage the Knoxville branches, and assists clients with retail banking. Stacy brings several years of banking and financial experience to the MCB Team, and is a key contact for business development and other client banking services. Stacy holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and serves as an Ambassador for the Farragut West Knox Chamber. She is and has been active with many other humanitarian and community organizations, including the Knoxville Chamber, Second Harvest, Junior Achievement, and Mission of Hope. Stacy enjoys running, traveling, University of Tennessee athletics, and spending time with family in the hobbies.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: stacy -dot- connatser -at- mcb -dot- com
Phone: (865) 694-5725