Incorporator / Director / President / CEO - Robert L. McDonald is an incorporator of the Bank. He is the President, CEO, and a member of the Board of Directors of CedarStone Bank. Mr. McDonald was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Goodpasture Christian School in 1979, and the University of Tennessee in 1983, with a BA in Economics.
With a background in government and hospitality, he began his banking career in Nashville in 1985. Mr. McDonald was named Community President of SunTrust Bank in Wilson County in June, 1995. His local activities include: past president and board member of the Wilson County Community Help Center; past president and board member of the United Way of Wilson County; past president and current board member of the Wilson County Chapter of the American Heart Association; past chairman and board member of the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce; board member of Wilson County Promotions (Wilson County Fair Board), member of Lebanon Noon Rotary Club; recipient of the 2001 Wilsonian of the Year Award presented by the Mt Juliet/West Wilson Chamber of Commerce; and member of the Board of Trust of Cumberland University, currently serving on the Finance Committee, Development Committee, and Academic Affairs Committee.