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First Freedom Promotes Poss to Office Manager
Sarah Poss has been promoted to Providence Office Manager at First Freedom Bank, announced John Lancaster, Chairman and CEO. Poss will continue to serve as Marketing Officer for the company, as well.
“We are excited to see Sarah advance to the Office Manager position for our Providence Office,” stated John Lancaster, First Freedom’s Chairman and Chief Executive officer. “She knows our company from the ground up and has always excelled at every opportunity presented to her. She is a great example of our promotion from within objective and we look forward to watching her responsibilities and successes continue to grow.”
Poss started with First Freedom in January of 2015 as a Financial Services Representative. By the end of the year, her performance warranted a promotion to FSR Manager for the Lebanon Office and Training Coordinator for the entire company. In May of 2016, Poss was instrumental in establishing and eventually managing the bank’s uniform operational audit process throughout the company’s footprint. In June of 2017, Poss was promoted to Personal Banker and Marketing Specialist in the company’s Providence Office. At the start of 2018, Poss was promoted to Bank Officer. In her officer role, she continued to oversee the bank’s marketing and function as a Personal Banker.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Poss is a graduate of Watertown High School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology from Middle Tennessee State University. She has taken additional classes in the areas of training and communication through the Tennessee Bankers Association.
Poss is involved with several Wilson County organizations. She is currently an ambassador for the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Wilson County Beekeepers Association of Middle Tennessee. Most recently, Poss has begun volunteering with Wilson Books from Birth.
Poss currently resides in Watertown with her husband Justin and daughter Sylvia.
First Freedom Bank, headquartered in Wilson County, was established in 2006. A full service, community bank, First Freedom Bank offers personal and commercial banking services from six locations in Wilson, Putnam and Jackson Counties, and has approximately 70 employees. First Freedom Bank has assets in excess of $480 million and is owned by more than 1,100 shareholders throughout Middle Tennessee. First Freedom Bank is member of the Better Business Bureau, an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Additionally, First Freedom has earned the prestigious Five Star rating by Bauer Financial, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating firm.