Volunteer State Bank Announces Appointment of New Branch Leader


Volunteer State Bank welcomes Susan Gaimari as vice president, branch manager of its Portland and Orlinda offices. Gaimari brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the Bank and holds exceptional skills in team management, customer relations and community involvement. She holds 39 years of banking experience in Middle Tennessee, 13 of which have been devoted to serving Sumner County.

“We are thrilled to welcome Susan to our team. Her dedication to fostering a positive work environment aligns perfectly with our company values,” stated Keith Whitley, senior vice president, Sumner County market president. “With her impressive background and commitment to excellence, Susan will undoubtedly play a key role in driving branch success and serving as an exceptional community partner.”

Gaimari is an accomplished banker, specialized in business development and lending. She recently served as vice president, business development officer and commercial lender at Sumner Bank & Trust. Throughout her successful career, Gaimari has held numerous leadership roles including vice president, business relationship manager for First Horizon Bank and vice president, retail regional manager and district manager at Fifth Third Bank.

She has been recognized for her keen ability to build relationships with her team members and customers, earning her top sales and service awards among her peers. Gaimari currently serves as a board member and secretary for the United Way of Sumner County, where she’s served as a volunteer for over 9 years. She is an active member of Hendersonville Rotary Club, Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce and Gallatin Chamber of Commerce. Gaimari is a 2023 alumnus of Leadership Gallatin and holds a degree in paralegal studies from Manchester Community College in Connecticut.

“I am excited to join the team at Volunteer State Bank and proactively serve our neighbors and community. Together, our dedicated team will continue to maintain and grow the bank’s commitment to deliver outstanding financial solutions and emphasizing our position as a trusted partner in the community,” affirmed Susan Gaimari.


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