Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) February 20, 2013
With the recent opening of its Green Hills branch, Legends Bank anticipates steady growth and exciting opportunities in 2013 for the entire area. The new office, located at 2213 Crestmoor Road in Nashville, has been open since mid-December. It is the eighth location for Legends which now has a presence in four counties in the Mid-state, including Montgomery, Davidson, Williamson and Stewart.
“After 52 years in this business, I can honestly say I still get excited every single day about what a healthy and stable bank can do in a community,” said Billy Atkins, Chairman and CEO. “We’re in some outstanding markets—vibrant communities where we can make a positive impact.” Atkins is especially enthusiastic about the bank’s investment and secondary market divisions which may open up new opportunities for additional growth in the region.
Legends Bank, now in its 14th year in business, employs nearly 100 people and has $362 million in combined assets. “We’re very pleased with the opportunities in front of us,” said Rick Archer, Market President for the Brentwood and Green Hills offices. “Our direction is strong and focused and with this recent growth, we believe we’re uniquely positioned to do some great things in Middle Tennessee.”
Legends Bank is a locally owned, community bank that supports many local organizations, community events, arts, heritage, and other community-enriching projects as part of its community reinvestment efforts. The executive management team consists of Billy Atkins, Chairman/CEO; Thomas E. Bates, President/Chief Operating Officer; Lee Pedigo, SVP/Chief Financial Officer; and Jan Roberts, SVP/Cashier.