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Reliant Bank Names Richard Stone as Market President for Rutherford County


Stone to Expand Bank's Growth in Rutherford County

Reliant Bank has announced the addition of Richard Stone as Senior Vice
President, Rutherford County Market President. Stone will guide
Reliant's expansion into the Rutherford County market and serve as the
executive face of the brand.

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Richard Stone, Named SVP, Market President for Reliant Bank Rutherford County (Photo: Business Wire)

Richard Stone, Named SVP, Market President for Reliant Bank Rutherford County (Photo: Business Wire)

Stone is a senior banking professional with 20 years of experience in
the financial services industry. He is steeped in customer service
attributes with strengths in relationship development, financial
structuring and creating operational efficiencies. Community banking,
commercial banking and wealth management are specific areas of
expertise. In addition, Stone is a community development advocate –
currently serving on the Leadership Middle Tennessee Board, MTSU
National Alumni Board, Murfreesboro Electric Department Board, and the
United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Development Committee.

"As a new bank in Rutherford County, we recognize the importance of
bringing a strong community-focused leader on board. Richard's extensive
skillset and experience make him an excellent addition to Reliant's
leadership team. His connectivity and knowledge of the local market will
be a key driver in achieving growth initiatives," said John Wilson,
Executive Vice President and Chief Loan Officer of Reliant Bank.

"Reliant Bank has a strong record of service within its communities,"
said Stone, a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. "I am
honored and excited to have the opportunity to deepen and extend Reliant
Bank's impact in the Rutherford County market."

Before joining Reliant, Stone worked with JP Morgan Chase & Co. in their
Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industry group – working with
companies of varying sizes and complexities, from small family-owned
businesses to large publicly-traded companies. He previously served as
Senior Vice President for Avenue Bank prior to their acquisition by
Pinnacle Financial Partners.

About Reliant Bancorp and Reliant Bank

Reliant Bancorp, Inc. is a Brentwood, Tennessee-based bank holding
company which operates banking centers in Davidson, Robertson, Sumner,
Williamson, Maury and Hickman counties, Tennessee along with loan and
deposit production offices in Rutherford and Hamilton counties,
Tennessee, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Reliant Bank. Reliant
Bank is a full-service commercial bank that offers a variety of deposit,
lending and mortgage products and services to business and consumer
customers. As of June 30, 2018, Reliant Bancorp had approximately $1.7
billion in total assets, approximately $1.1 billion in loans and
approximately $1.3 billion in deposits. For additional information,
locations and hours of operation, please visit their website at

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