Vance earns senior vice president promotion

Wilson Bank & Trust recently promoted Amelia Vance to senior vice president of mortgage operations, bank officials announced.
Jan 30, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Wilson Bank & Trust Senior Vice President Amelia Vance (center) stands with President Elmer Richerson (left) and Executive Vice President Gary Whitaker.

Wilson Bank & Trust recently promoted Amelia Vance to senior vice president of mortgage operations, bank officials announced.

Vance served as manager of Wilson Bank & Trust’s Mortgage Center since 2007, overseeing secondary market mortgage operations and production.  Since joining Wilson Bank & Trust in 1998, her roles in the mortgage department included assistant mortgage manager, mortgage loan officer and mortgage loan processor, and she earned promotions to assistant vice president and later vice president. Vance began her career in financial services in 1996 as a loan processor.

“Amelia has quickly excelled and demonstrated great leadership in every stage of her career, from earning her underwriting credentials to becoming the bank’s top secondary mortgage producer to building key lending relationships,” Executive Vice President Gary Whitaker said.  “Her attitude and willingness to do whatever is needed make her a great example for all our employees, and we are very fortunate to have her guidance and direction at the forefront of our mortgage efforts.”

A native of Warren County, Vance is a graduate of Cumberland University and the Southeastern School of Banking and is currently in her second year in LSU’s Graduate School of Banking program. 

She is active in children’s ministries at First United Methodist Church in Lebanon, and she serves as the affiliate committee chairperson for the Eastern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors in 2014.  Vance and her husband, Chad, have three sons.

Amelia Vance can be reached at 615-443-6508 or at the Wilson Bank & Trust Mortgage Center at 1436 W. Main St. in Lebanon.

Wilson Bank & Trust, a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender, is an independent, locally owned bank established in 1987 to provide personal and professional service in a hometown setting. One of the top banks in the South in stability, products, technology, growth and earnings, Wilson Bank & Trust currently operates 25 full-service offices in seven Middle Tennessee counties, offering a full range of financial products that include secondary market mortgage loans and online banking services.

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