Nashville, TN (Vocus) February 12, 2010
Ronald L. Samuels, Chairman, CEO and President of Avenue Bank, today announced two new associates who have joined the Avenue Bank team.
Peter Kruger has joined Avenue Bank as a Concierge Banker with the Green Hills office. Mr. Kruger previously worked in the Accounting Department with Sunbelt Bolt & Screw in Jackson, Mississippi. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Mississippi. Mr. Kruger also studied finance and political science at the University of Innsbruck in Austria.
Matt Purcell is a Concierge Banker with the Green Hills team as well. Prior to coming to Avenue Bank, Mr. Purcell served as a Commercial Credit Analyst with United Community Bank in Lenoir City. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and his MBA with a concentration in finance from Middle Tennessee State University.
In addition, Jeff Tucker, Vice President, Mortgage Loan Originator, Avenue Bank, has earned the designation of Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP) from the Mortgage Bankers Association School of Mortgage Banking. Mr. Tucker serves as Treasurer of the Nashville Mortgage Bankers Association. He joined Avenue Bank in 2008 and has more than 12 years of experience in mortgage banking. Mr. Tucker is a graduate of the University of Alabama, with graduate degrees from Vanderbilt University.
ABOUT AVENUE BANK
Avenue Bank opened in July, 2007, and aims to be Nashville’s signature bank. Avenue Bank offers business and personal banking services through a team of professionals dedicated to serving the creative spirit of Nashville. The bank’s name reflects the creative, entrepreneurial, friendly and boutique environment which clients immediately experience on arrival – including Avenue’s unique “concierge service.” Avenue Bank’s headquarters office is in the historic Baggage Building at Union Station, with branches in Nashville and Franklin. For more information, visit http://www.thedifferenceisreal.com
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