The newest branch of BankTennessee held a grand opening ceremony on Friday, August 30, 2019.

Construction of the bank began eight months ago, and BankTennessee’s Carthage branch officially opened for business on August 21.

Michael Nesbitt, former Smith County Mayor, will serve as Branch Manager.

Three Smith County locals also serve on the Board of Directors of BankTennessee: Thomas Paschal, Alexander Richmond, and Larry Taylor Wilkerson.

This is the second BankTennessee location in Middle Tennessee. 

In attendance of the ribbon cutting were State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver, State Senator Mark Pody, Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales, Carthage Mayor Sarah Marie Smith, Gordonsville Mayor James Milton Gibbs, serval BankTennessee Board Members and employees, and many local community leaders.

Headquartered in Collierville, Tennessee, BankTennessee has 9 retail banking offices with 7 in West Tennessee including Collierville, East and Downtown Memphis, Germantown, Ripley, Munford. In Middle Tennessee, the bank has offices in Lebanon and Carthage. 

BankTennessee offers a full range of financial products and services including personal and business checking accounts, mobile banking, online banking, mortgages, home equity lines of credit, custom construction loans, commercial and consumer loans, treasury management, remote capture and merchant card services. For more information, visit