Officer Promotions at Mountain Commerce Bank Reinforce Strong Leadership

JOHNSON CITY, TN – August 6, 2015 – Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB) announced today the promotion of key personnel. With over 100 years of combined experience, these banking leaders exemplify MCB’s ongoing investment in cultivating a strong team and rewarding employees for their commitment to excellence.

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Tracy Jones has been promoted to senior vice president. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. As director of operations, Jones continues oversight of the deposit and electronic banking operations. In addition, she will provide oversight of treasury management operations. She has 24 years of banking experience.

Brice Chapman has been promoted to client services manager and vice president. He is a graduate of The Crown College in Powell, TN. Chapman will oversee the Cedar Bluff and Bearden branches as well as the treasury management sales and service function. He received his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and Series 7 Securities license. He is currently pursuing the Series 66 license. Chapman has over eight years of experience in the financial industry.

Erik Wilson has been promoted to relationship manager, vice president. He has over 20 years of banking experience with a focus on commercial and industrial lending, real estate lending and credit administration. Wilson earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in finance from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

BSA (Bank Secrecy Act) Officer Victoria McKinsey has been promoted to assistant vice president. McKinsey has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Tusculum College in Greenville, TN. She has over eight years of experience in the financial industry. McKinsey is responsible for maintaining the security and compliance of the bank’s BSA Program.

Melissa Haines, the bank’s security officer and senior branch operations specialist, has been promoted to assistant vice president. She has over 11 years of experience in deposit operations.

Sean Short has been promoted to electronic banking services officer. His focus is on MCB’s electronic banking, credit cards and treasury management operations. Short has over 14 years of experience in the banking industry.

Kristie Gross has been promoted to senior loan coordinator banking officer. Gross has 15 years of banking experience, serving in several retail positions as well as a credit analyst and mortgage loan coordinator. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN.

Ben Berglund has been promoted to administrative officer, network administrator II. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer information technology from Milligan College in Milligan College, TN.  Berglund has four years of experience in MCB’s information technology department.

About Mountain Commerce Bank

Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB) is a state-chartered, FDIC-insured, century-old, privately held financial services institution serving Knoxville, Johnson City, and Unicoi County. Through Hometown Service and Smart Technology, MCB offers big bank products and services, with the personal attention and exceptional service of a hometown community bank.

At the end of June 2015, MCB had $442.5 million in Total Assets and $390.2 million in Total Deposits. MCB currently employs more than 70 individuals at six branches and one operations office. For more information, visit www.mcb.comor check your account any time at 1-866-MCB-1910. MCB is an equal opportunity employer.

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