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First Advantage Bank Opens Franklin Tennessee Location

Customer-Centric Business Banking Center Expands Mid-State Footprint

First Advantage BankNashville, TNFirst Advantage Bank has expanded into Williamson County, opening its second Nashville-area business banking location in less than a year.

The new site, located at 1212 Murfreesboro Road (Highway 96) in Franklin, TN, is a strategic move by the Clarksville-based community bank to continue growing its commercial lending presence in Middle Tennessee and deliver a high-tech, streamlined, and deeply personalized banking experience.

First Advantage Bank Franklin Tennessee Location
First Advantage Bank Franklin Tennessee Location

The new location will function primarily as a business banking center, complementing the bank’s commercial lending office at 3100 West End Avenue in Nashville.

The local team specializes in commercial lending, private banking, and wealth management but also offers retail products and services for personal accounts.

“Williamson County is extremely important to our vision and growth strategy. The proximity to Nashville, unique demographics, and healthy commercial activity aligns perfectly with our business model,” said Earl Bradley, First Advantage Bank CEO.

 Brian Bishop
Brian Bishop

“We offer a better small business banking experience that should be a welcomed opportunity for entrepreneurs who are looking for a local partner to help them grow their businesses and manage their investments,” stated Bradley.

First Advantage Bank fully renovated the standalone facility to support a modern, customer-centric banking experience, said Bradley, and expects the high-traffic location to give it some additional visibility in the competitive Franklin market.

The local team is led by Brian Bishop, Vice President and Business Banking Relationship Manager. He is responsible for all branch production, loan and deposit growth, and customer experience.

Blake Scurlock
Blake Scurlock

Bishop previously served as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for US Bank in Nashville and has also worked with Wachovia/Wells Fargo and InsBank.

Blake Scurlock is Assistant Vice President and Universal Banker II. Scurlock joined First Advantage Bank from US Bank and has also been with Regions. He has experience in lending, customer service, and branch operations.

In addition to the Nashville and Franklin locations, First Advantage Bank operates five full-service banking centers in Clarksville. For more information on First Advantage Bank and its business banking, personal banking, and mortgage products and services visit www.firstadvantagebanking.com.

About First Advantage Bank

First Advantage Bank was founded in 1954 as First Federal Savings Bank. As an independent community bank, First Advantage Bank has the strength and capacity to support the financial well-being of customers and communities across the state with a broad range of financial products and services. With deep roots in commercial and mortgage lending,

First Advantage Bank is a trusted financial partner for businesses, individuals and families. First Advantage Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Advantage Bancorp (FABK), is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. For more information visit www.firstadvantagebanking.com or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.


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