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Volunteer State Bank has 13 branches in Sumner, Robertson, Rutherford, Williamson, and Wilson counties. Serving on the Board of Directors are Chairman, President and CEO Tony Gregory, Gaylon Lawrence, Jr., Jason West, Mollie Claire Lawrence, Matt Ricker, Robert Bibb, Tim Ferguson, Luther McDaniel, Toby Ellis, Bill Kemp, Chet Alexander and Mark Seaton.



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.


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.


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.

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.

March 3, 2008

The Goodlettsville Branch celebrated its grand opening.

March 29, 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.

March 7, 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 24, 2017

VSB opened the Murfreesboro Gateway Office.

January 8, 2018

VSB opened the new Springfield Branch.

October 2018

VSB opened the new Brentwood Branch.

January 14, 2019

VSB opened the new Gallatin Branch.

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

February 2021

The Brentwood Office moved to Cool Springs.

Cool Springs office opened.

May 2021

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

July 2021

Murfreesboro Memorial Branch opened.

August 2021

Mount Juliet office opened.

March 2024

West End office opened.