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.topham@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 685531

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.jensen@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 649432

Michael Saporito

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Michael Saporito, Senior 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.saporito@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 649438

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.chapman@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 1127682

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.french@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 916405

Erik Wilson

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Erik Wilson, Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, has more than 26 years of banking experience with a focus on commercial, industrial and real estate lending, as well as credit administration. During his career, Mr. Wilson has acquired knowledge in the areas of bank services, policies, procedures, regulations and loan default remedies.

He joined Mountain Commerce Bank in 2013 as vice president and relationship manager.  In March 2020, he accepted the position of Senior Portfolio Manager.  He is currently responsible for analyzing financial statements and managing portfolios, as well as evaluating risk.

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: erik.wilson@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 768705

Stephanie Barnes

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Stephanie Barnes, Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, serves as a commercial and consumer lender for the Knoxville area. Stephanie has more than 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.barnes@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 1081291

Tony Johnson

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Tony Johnson, Vice President and Portfolio Specialist, 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.johnson@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Stacy Connatser

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Stacy Connatser, Assistant Vice President and Relationship Manager, serves as a commercial and consumer lender for the Knoxville area. 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.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: stacy.connatser@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725
NMLS #: 1581279

Kelsey Innes

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Kelsey Innes, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager, joined Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB) in 2019. She oversees MCB’s Bearden headquarters retail staff and assists with business development. Kelsey graduated from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN with a bachelor’s degree in management and leadership studies. In her free time, she participates in the TN Promise Scholarship Mentor Program which prepares high school seniors for college and scholarship opportunities. Kelsey also enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering with her church.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: kelsey.innes@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5756

Bryan Bentley

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Bryan Bentley, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, joined Mountain Commerce Bank in 2019. During his nearly three-decade banking career—all of which has taken place in east Tennessee—Bryan has worked in retail and commercial lending, operations management, consumer and commercial underwriting, and branch administration. A native of Farragut, TN, Bryan earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and furthered his banking knowledge by attending both the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University and the Southeastern School of Banking at Vanderbilt University. Bryan has been active in the local community as a member of both the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs in Loudon, TN.

Address: 320 North Cedar Bluff Rd., Knoxville, TN 37962
Email: bryan.bentley@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5763

Tim Tull

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Tim Tull, Vice President and Relationship Manager, has two decades of experience in commercial and private banking. He joined Mountain Commerce Bank in his current role in October 2020.

Prior to MCB, Tim held various positions with four banks across the East Tennessee region where he was responsible for commercial lending and private banking relationships, consumer loans and retail branch management.

A life-long Knoxville resident, Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Tennessee—Knoxville. He’s also the proud father of three children and two grandchildren.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: tim.tull@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5743

Helene Rodzevicius

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Helene Rodzevicius, Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager, has more than 18 years of customer service experience, two years of management experience, and five years in the banking field.

Helene joined Mountain Commerce Bank in 2015 and has worked her way up from teller to customer service representative to vault teller and treasury management analyst. In 2020, she was named portfolio manager and is currently responsible for analyzing financial statements and managing portfolios, as well as evaluating risk.

Helene earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Tennessee—Knoxville and has received her certification as an Accredited Payments Risk Professional through the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA).

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: helene.rodzevicius@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5703

Kristi Wilson

Kristi Wilson, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, has more than 26 years of banking experience with a focus on commercial and real estate lending, as well as credit administration. During her career, Kristi has acquired knowledge in areas of bank services, policies, procedures, regulations, and loan default remedies.

In 2020, Kristi joined Mountain Commerce Bank in her current role. Prior to her time with MCB, she was a portfolio manager with three other local banks.

Kristi is currently responsible for analyzing financial statements and managing portfolios, as well as evaluating risks.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: kristi.wilson@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5725

Staci Wilkerson

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Staci Wilkerson, Vice President and Relationship Manager, serves as a commercial and consumer lender for Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB) in the Knoxville area. She joined MCB in January 2021. Staci brings more than thirty years of banking experience to her role. That experience includes commercial, consumer and mortgage lending, along with private banking and retail branch management.

Staci is active locally, serving on several area community and humanitarian organizations. She is past president of the Rotary Club of Farragut and currently serves on its board of directors. She is also on the board of directors for the Rotary Club of Farragut Foundation and is a member of the Rotary District Leadership Academy’s class of ’20-’21.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: staci.wilkerson@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5707

Jason Burleson

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Jason Burleson, Vice President and Relationship Manager, has more than 14 years of experience in the finance and banking industries—specifically in the areas of management, credit, portfolio management and commercial banking.

Jason began his career in insurance and finance in 2007. From 2009 to 2021, he worked for a pair of local banks, ultimately being named branch manager with the first and then taking on the role of vice president of business banking with the second.

Jason joined Mountain Commerce Bank in his current role in 2021. He holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Tusculum University, and when he’s not at work, he enjoys boating, traveling and golf.

Address: 6101 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Email: jason.burleson@mcb.com
Phone: (865) 694-5733