“I am excited to make this announcement”, stated Patti W. Steele, president and chief executive officer for First Volunteer.
“Jamie brings 15 years of banking experience to his new role. Our customers in the East Brainerd area will benefit from his knowledge and high level of customer service,” she added.
“I’m excited to join First Volunteer and I love community banking. Each day I get to help customers realize their dream of owning their own business or buying their dream home. I get to help with all aspects of their financial needs,” Kyle added.
Kyle most recently served as vice president and branch manager for a regional bank. He is active in the community; currently serving as Past President of the Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber of Commerce and serves as a founding member and vice president of Resource Development for The Refuge in Cleveland.
He attended Cleveland State Community College. Under his leadership as president of the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council; his group was named Chamber Council of the Year in 2013. In 2011, he was honored as a Hometown Hero by Modern Woodsmen of America.
When he’s not helping his customers with their banking needs, Jamie enjoys everything about sports; including hosting a pre-race radio show on a local station.
He and his wife Kelli call Cleveland home; and are the parents of three children.
Jamie assumes the role most recently held by Sam Turnipseed. Turnipseed has transitioned into a commercial banker role with First Volunteer at the Broad Street office.
First Volunteer Bank is a $889 million financial institution with 24 branch offices throughout Eastern/Middle Tennessee and Northwest Georgia.
First Volunteer operates fivebranch offices in Chattanooga.