Blake Smith has joined First Freedom Bank as a Financial Services Representative, announced Kenny Beavers, Senior Vice President and Director of Retail Banking.
“We are excited to have Blake as the newest member of the Main Office team. She has a lot of prior experience in the financial service and retail sectors, along with possessing excellent customer service skills. Blake will be a great addition to an already talented group of bankers at our Lebanon office,” said Beavers.
Prior to joining First Freedom, Smith was employed in the financial sector. She began her career with First Heritage Credit, but most recently was employed with Advance Financial where she worked for two years as a CSR.
Smith was a 2014 graduate of Lebanon High School.
A native of Alexandria, Tennessee, Blake now resides in Lebanon with her son.
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.