Franklin Financial Network names Myers Jones, III as CEO
Franklin Financial Network, the parent company of Franklin Synergy Bank, announced that J. Myers Jones, III has been named CEO of the Company and Bank, effective August 28. Jones has been with the Bank since 2009, serving as its Chief Credit Officer and, since March 2019, as Interim CEO. Jones has over 40 years of experience in banking. Additionally, the Company announced that Lee M. Moss has been named President of Franklin Financial Network, a title he also holds with the Bank. In addition to Jones and Moss, the Company announced it has signed new three-year employment agreements with other members of its Executive Management Team, including veteran bankers Christopher J. Black, CFO, David J. McDaniel, IV, Chief Lending Officer; Eddie A. Maynard, Jr., Chief Credit Officer; Terry R. Howell, Corporate Risk Officer and Interim COO; and Ashley P. Hill, III, Chief Banking Officer.