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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.

 

1972

Businessman Larry Collins and local merchant Fred White shared a vision for another bank in the small but fast growing town of Portland.

April 1974

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.

1979

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.

July 1981

Stockholders voted to change the name from Bank of Portland to Volunteer State Bank.

January 1, 1982

The Bank’s name change became effective.

1983

Volunteer State Bank purchased the Bank of Hendersonville.

1986

VSB expanded into Robertson County with the purchase of the Bank of Orlinda.

1987

VSB opened the Springfield branch.

1996

The White House branch was acquired from First Union.

April 2004

- 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.

May 2010

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.

August 2015

The Nashville Loan Production Office was established. This office later moved from the Nashville branch to the Brentwood Branch.

December 2015

Construction began on the Murfreesboro Branch. 

February 2017

VSB opened the Murfreesboro Branch.

January 2018

VSB opened the new Springfield Branch.

October 2018

VSB opened the new Brentwood Branch.

January 2019

VSB opened the new Gallatin Branch.

The bank changed ownership — we were acquired by Gaylon Lawrence, Jr.

March 2021

The Brentwood Office moved to Cool Springs.

May 2021

Tony Gregory became the President and CEO of Volunteer State Bank.