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  • 03 September, 2019

steele pattiA profile about Patti Steele, president and CEO of First Volunteer Bank, describes how the financial institution has grown to become the largest locally-owned bank in the region.

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When Patti Steele joined the former Marion Trust & Banking Co. in 1987 the bank had about $50 million in assets.

But over the past three decades, through a series of acquisitions, plenty of organic growth and a new name and bigger footprint, the bank has grown into the biggest locally owned bank in Southeast Tennessee with assets topping $1 billion this year. Steele, who joined the bank as a young loan assistant in Chattanooga, has risen through the ranks to become president, CEO and chairman of the holding company for the bank now known as First Volunteer Bank.

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