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United Community Banks, Inc. and Reliant Bancorp, Inc., the Parent of Reliant Bank, Announce Merger Agreement

Company Release – 7/15/2021 7:00 AM ET GREENVILLE, S.C. & BRENTWOOD, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQGS: UCBI) (“United”) and Reliant Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQCM: RBNC) (“Reliant”) announced today the execution of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which United will acquire Reliant, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Reliant Bank (the “Merger”), in an all-stock transaction Read More

Reliant Bank Promotes Zina Harris to VP, Learning and Development Manager

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – July 6, 2021 – Reliant Bank has promotedZina Harris to Vice President, Learning and Development Manager. In her new role, Harris will support Reliant’s strategic training initiatives, providing leadership, direction and guidance to the bank’s team of learning specialists. Harris holds 20 years of collective organizational training experiencewithin the banking and hospitality Read More

Reliant Bank Donates to Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Action Agency to Support Homeless Shelter

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – June 28, 2021 – Reliant Bank recently donated numerous items to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Action Agency (CMCCAA) to support the organization’s mission to serve low-income and vulnerable populations in the communities they serve. The donation includes a dozen tables and 60 folding chairs that will be used at CMCCAA’s Old Firehouse Read More

Gretchen Hancock Joins Reliant Bank as AVP, Commercial Banker

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – June 28, 2021 – Gretchen Hancock recently joined Reliant Bank as Assistant Vice President, Commercial Banker in its Montgomery County market. In this role, Hancock will support the growth strategy and development of the bank’s commercial portfolio by nurturing and expanding the organization’s business customer base. Hancock’s knowledge and professional experience will Read More

Reliant Bank Named 2021 Top Workplace

Employee value, culture of inclusion, and strong community focus contribute to bank’s cultural alignment BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – June 21, 2021 – Reliant Bank has been recognized as a 2021 Top Workplaces winner. Sponsored by The Tennessean, the award is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage. The Read More

50/50 Women on Boards Recognizes Reliant Bancorp, Inc. for Board Diversity

BRENTWOOD, TENN. – June 2, 2021 – Reliant Bancorp, Inc, the financial holding company of Reliant Bank, has been recognized as a “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. Reliant’s Board currently comprises three female directors, representing Read More

Reliant Bank Nationally Recognized as Top Performing Bank by Raymond James and S&P Global Market Intelligence

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – May 24, 2021 – Reliant Bank has been nationally recognized as a top-performing community bank by Raymond James and S&P Global Market Intelligence. The annual recognition programs of both organizations honor the best performing U.S. community banks based on a range of metrics including profitability, operational efficiency, growth rate and more. The Read More

Reliant Bank Donates Art Valued at More Than $25,000

Image of donated painting by artist Danny Goodrum  BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – May 6, 2021 – Reliant Bank donated numerous pieces of artwork, valued at more than $25,000, to Belmont’s O’More College of Architecture & Design in Nashville and to the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center in Clarksville, Tennessee. The donated pieces were extracted from Read More

Reliant Bank Appoints Stephen Fawehinmi as SVP, Market President for Davidson County

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – April 9, 2021 – Reliant Bank has named Stephen Fawehinmi Senior Vice President,  Davidson County Market President. Fawehinmi holds over 22 years of lending experience and joined Reliant in 2013 as a Commercial Lender. His success at providing high quality servicing and support to a robust and diverse portfolio of commercial clients Read More

Reliant Bank Promotes Five to Senior Leadership Roles

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Feb. 16, 2021 – In support of the bank’s continued growth and outreach, Reliant Bank has promoted five team members to advanced leadership positions within the organization. Alex Ponzio has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Reliant’s Specialized Lending Division— and Jamey Gheen was promoted to Senior Vice President. Ponzio and Read More

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