Volunteer State Bank has 11 branches in Sumner, Robertson, Rutherford and Williamson counties. Serving on the Board of Directors are Chairman Matt Ricker, VSB President and CEO Tony Gregory, Gaylon Lawrence, Jr., Steve Bell, Jason West, Jeff Collins, Robert Bibb, Tim Ferguson, Luther McDaniel, Mike McDonald, and Toby Ellis.
Businessman Larry Collins and local merchant Fred White shared a vision for another bank in the small but fast growing town of Portland.
After soliciting stockholders and purchasing land at the corner of Broadway and Market Street, an application was filed to organize the Bank of Portland.
January 17, 1977
The first stockholders’ meeting was held. The Charter and by-laws were approved and Larry Collins, Fred White, Wayne Lamberth, Paul Freeman, T.W. Denton, Bob Culbreath and Norman Lane were elected as Directors.
April 15, 1977
The Bank of Portland opened for business.
John Garrott and Noel Martin were appointed to the Board of Directors.
May 15, 1980
Volunteer State Bank, a branch of the Bank of Portland, opened on Nashville Pike in Gallatin.
Stockholders voted to change the name from Bank of Portland to Volunteer State Bank.
January 1, 1982
The Bank’s name change became effective.
Volunteer State Bank purchased the Bank of Hendersonville.
VSB expanded into Robertson County with the purchase of the Bank of Orlinda.
VSB opened the Springfield branch.
The White House branch was acquired from First Union.
- The Portland Branch of Volunteer State Bank relocated from its original location at the corner of Broadway and Market Street. The new 30,000 square foot building houses the main office, bookkeeping, loan department, and administrative offices.
January 4, 2007
The New Shackle Island Branch opened for business.
April 4, 2008
The Goodlettsville Branch celebrated its grand opening.
The original Hendersonville Branch at Walton Ferry and West Main Street was relocated to its current location at the corner of Maple Drive and East Main Street.
April 15, 2011
Grand Opening of the Greensboro Village Branch, located across the street from Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin.
The Nashville Loan Production Office was established. This office later moved from the Nashville branch to the Brentwood Branch.
Construction began on the Murfreesboro Branch.
VSB opened the Murfreesboro Branch.
VSB opened the new Springfield Branch.
VSB opened the new Brentwood Branch.
VSB opened the new Gallatin Branch.
The bank changed ownership — we were acquired by Gaylon Lawrence, Jr.
The Brentwood Office moved to Cool Springs.
Tony Gregory became the President and CEO of Volunteer State Bank.