Lebanon, TN – William H. "Hank" Stuart has joined the management team of CedarStone Bank (in organization) announced Bob McDonald, president of the recently announced new Wilson County start-up bank. Stuart, formerly chief financial officer for Digital Technologies Group, Inc. in Nashville, joins CedarStone Bank (in organization) as senior vice president and senior credit officer.
"I had the pleasure of working with Hank in the past," said McDonald. "He has extensive experience working with all different customer markets. Throughout his career, he has been a proven performer with strong management abilities and analytical skills that are complemented by his talent for building personal relationships. He is a customer-driven banker who is representative of the outstanding team we are assembling."
Stuart has more than fifteen years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to his association with Digital Technologies Group, he served in a variety of positions at SunTrust Bank from 1982 to 1997. From 1990 to 1997, he was group vice president and relationship manager/commercial team leader of the Donelson, Hermitage and Mt. Juliet markets of SunTrust. He is a graduate of Auburn University and the School of Banking of the South.
In early May 2003, Bob McDonald announced efforts to launch a new bank in Wilson County. McDonald, who has more than 17 years of banking experience, is the proposed president of the new bank. CedarStone Bank (in organization) expects to offer a full range of financial services to the market area. McDonald anticipates that the bank will begin to serve the community by the end of 2003.
The organizational offices of CedarStone Bank (in organization) are located at 770 Maddox Simpson Parkway, Lebanon, 37090. The mailing address is P.O. Box 724, Lebanon, 37088. The office phone number is 615-443-1411.