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Front Page - Friday, July 19, 2019

First US Bancshares opens loan production office in Ooltewah


First US Bancshares is opening a loan production office in the Chattanooga area through its banking subsidiary, First US Bank.

The bank has received regulatory approval to open the new office at Cambridge Square, 6011 Chesterton Way, Ooltewah.

Chattanooga banking veteran Steven Thompson will lead the bank’s commercial lending efforts in the market as senior vice president, commercial lender.

“Steven has a strong background in commercial real estate lending and extensive business relationships in the Chattanooga area,” says James House, president and CEO of the company and the bank.

“His background and skills complement First US Bank’s commitment to expanding and developing our presence in southeastern Tennessee.”

For the past 12 years, Thompson has served the Chattanooga community through commercial lending and leadership roles at several regional banks.

Thompson is a graduate of Lee University, where he earned a degree in business administration.

Source: First US Bancshares