By Marie Browning
First National Bank announced the promotion of Josh Howell to senior vice president and senior lending officer. Howell will handle some client accounts and manage the bank’s commercial loan portfolio.
The new senior lending officer previously served First National Bank as vice president for commercial lending. He received a Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with a concentration in personal finance, from Western Carolina University. Howell is a Certified Financial Planner and had years of experience in wealth management and commercial lending before entering the banking industry in 1997.
Prior to joining First National Bank, Howell was vice president for Capitol Bank where he worked as East Tennessee Regional Real Estate Manager. He was responsible for originating new loans and managing the bank’s real estate lending from Bristol, Virginia to Chattanooga, Tennessee.
About First National Bank
First National Bank of Lenoir City is an East Tennessee-based community bank. The bank received its national bank charter in 1907. Currently, it provides services through nine branch locations including Loudon, Maryville, Knoxville, and Cleveland. Its total assets are valued at more than $400 million, with asset concentration in commercial lending products. The First National Bank of Lenoir City is headquartered in Lenoir City, Tennessee.
The bank’s commitment to integrity is uncompromised. Their goal is to cultivate trust and are consistent, always taking responsibility for their actions. Through the performance of their work they seek to create individual and institutional integrity.
More information about the bank can be found at https://www.fnbtn.com/index.htm.