Vowell added to staff at Commercial Bank
Posted: Monday, January 17, 2011 6:01 pm
Commercial Bank and Trust has announced the addition of a new vice president in the bank’s Union City operations.
Jeff Vowell, formerly South Fulton’s city manager, has joined Commercial Bank and Trust with a focus on commercial lending.
“We are very excited about being able to bring someone with Jeff’s knowledge, background and community commitment into our banking family. We know he will serve our clients well and be a great addition to our team,” Commrcial Bank and Trust President Jack Parker said.
Vowell has experience in individual and business banking and has been looking for an opportunity to get back in the banking industry.
“I am very excited to get back in the financial sector and use my background as a base to best serve our customers,” Vowell said. “Commercial Bank and Trust has a great reputation and I am proud to join an organization that I respect. I know I will be working in an environment that puts the customers first and that will have the resources to allow me to provide the best service to those customers.”
Vowell received a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in economics and finance from the University of Tennessee at Martin. He continued his education and received his masters of business administration from the University of Kansas with a concentration in finance.
Vowell is actively involved in the West Tennessee area, serving on the board of directors of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce and the Fulton Country Club. He has also served the community through his service on the Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce and the Twin Cities Ambulance Service board of directors.
He currently lives in South Fulton with his wife, Thea; stepdaughter, Carly Reams; and five-month-old son, Jackson.
Commercial Bank and Trust was chartered in 1877 with operations in Union City, Paris, Jackson and Memphis.
Mott Ford is the chief executive officer of Commercial Bank and Trust.
In Union City, the bank has offices at 127 South First St. and at 815 East Reelfoot Ave.