FirstBank Hires Hamilton Place Relationship Manager

Monday, September 10, 2018

Stephen Still, a banker and longtime Chattanooga resident, has joined FirstBank Hamilton Place as a relationship manager. In his new role, Mr. Still will work with existing business customers and help develop new relationships in the Chattanooga business community.

“With 34 years of banking experience in the Hamilton County market, Stephen embodies FirstBank’s commitment to providing our customers with bankers who have strong ties to the community,” said Jim McKenzie, Chattanooga city president. “His comprehensive banking background will be a great asset to our team as we continue to grow in the Chattanooga area.”

Prior to joining FirstBank, Mr. Still was a senior commercial lender, where he developed new commercial relationships while managing the special assets division. He previously served as a commercial lender and business banker at community banks in the area. 

Mr. Still is a graduate of the University of Virginia, Monroe Graduate School of Banking. He has completed Tennessee Bankers Association programs for commercial lending and credit analysis.  Mr. Still is an active member and deacon of Brainerd Baptist Church, where he also serves on the personnel, budget and finance committees. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 30 years and their two children. 




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