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Newsweek Names Reliant Bank Best Small Bank In Tennessee for Second Consecutive Year

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Sept. 30, 2021 – For the second consecutive year, Brentwood-based Reliant Bank has been named Best Small Bank in Tennessee in Newsweek’s ranking of America’s Best Banks 2022. The ranking recognizes the financial institutions that best serve their customers’ needs in each state.

The ranking, which culled candidates from more than 2,600 financial institutions, also assessed the overall health of the bank, customer service performance, digital features, branch presence, account and loan options, and interest rate offerings and fees. Newsweek’s 2022 America’s Best Banks program also acknowledged the need the pandemic placed on financial institutions to accelerate efforts to make remote banking easier for customers through enhanced digital tools and experiences.

“I am thrilled that Newsweek has recognized Reliant as the best small bank in Tennessee for the second year in a row. This ranking reinforces the resiliency and strength of our bank and is a testament to our employees and the positive impact delivered in the communities we serve,” said DeVan Ard, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Reliant Bank. “Each day, our team carries out our values as a community bank by providing outstanding service and building strong relationships with our customers.”

In addition to Best Small Bank in Tennessee, Reliant is also recognized this year as Top Workplace of 2021, 9th Annual Raymond James Community Bankers Cup top performing financial institution in its category, 2021 Best in Business award winner and “3+” corporation by 50/50 Women on Boards™, the leading global education and advocacy campaign driving the movement toward gender balance and diversity on corporate boards.

To view the full list of rankings and methodology, visit



Reliant Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: RBNC) is a Brentwood, Tennessee-based financial holding company which, through its wholly owned subsidiary Reliant Bank, operates banking centers in Cheatham, Davidson, Hamilton, Hickman, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, and Williamson counties and a specialized lending division in Knox County, Tennessee. Reliant Bank is a full-service commercial bank that offers a variety of deposit, lending, and mortgage products and services to business and consumer customers. For additional information, locations, and hours of operation, please visit



Kim York, EVP, Chief Strategy Officer
Reliant Bank
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Gray Public Relations
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