Brentwood, Tenn. – (December 18, 2017) – Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: CUBN), parent company of Reliant Bank, announced today that Alan Mims will be named Chief Credit Officer of Reliant Bank. He will replace Gene Whittle as Chief Credit Officer, who will retire at year-end 2017. Mr. Mims currently serves as Reliant’s Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer.
“We are pleased to announce that Alan Mims will be named Chief Credit Officer following the retirement of Gene Whittle at year-end,” stated DeVan Ard, Chairman, President and CEO of Commerce Union Bancshares and Reliant Bank. “Gene has been a major force in developing Reliant’s strong credit culture and we want to thank him for his significant contributions to our bank.
“We are fortunate to have Alan Mims taking on the role of Chief Credit Officer, providing Reliant Bank with strong continuity in this critical role. His experience as Chief Risk Officer at Reliant and his significant experience as a senior bank examiner for the Federal Reserve make him uniquely qualified for this position. We believe the strength of our leadership under Alan as Chief Credit Officer will continue to play an important part in building long-term value for our shareholders.”
Mims joined Reliant in April 2017 as Chief Risk Officer and previously served as a Senior Examiner and Case Manager for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
DeVan Ard, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. (615.221.2020)