My market is Northeast TN and SW VA.
What is your niche or expertise?
The majority of Brad’s banking career has been helping small business customers as well as professionals. Loans have included owner-occupied and investment real estate, equipment, business acquisitions, and operating lines of credit. He has also made large commercial real estate deals for office spaces, medical offices, and retail.
Brad’s banking career started in 1983 in Kingsport, TN, as the Collections Manager for First TN Bank. While at First TN, he learned the business of banking, held several banking positions, and after seven years in retail banking, moved into commercial lending. For almost 40 years, Bradley’s experience has helped banking customers obtain their financial goals.
Certifications and Education
Clemson University ‘82
TN School of Banking ‘88
LSU Graduate School of Banking ‘91
TN Commercial Lending School ‘92
Skills, Accomplishments, and Awards
Past President of Kingsport Chamber, Downtown Kingsport Assoc., Kingsport Downtown Rotary, Fun Fest Chairman, and other various community boards. Recipient of Kingsport Leadership Award
Personal Interests and Community Involvement
Active member of:
City of Kingsport Parks & Rec Advisory Council
Kingsport Arts Council Board Member
Kingsport Boys & Girls Club Foundation Board
In his spare time, Brad enjoys being active by playing golf, tennis, the beach and any other outdoor activities. He and his wife, Leigh Anne, were college sweethearts at Clemson. They have two adult children, who are also Clemson graduates, and one, very spoiled, black Labrador retriever.
“When the light that shines inside you is greater than the light shining on you, there is nothing to be afraid of” -Dabo Swinney, Clemson University head football coach