Synovus consolidating bank charters
Sources say his successor is Bill Nigh, president and CEO of Trust One Bank in Memphis, which like The Bank of Nashville is owned by Georgia-based holding company Synovus Financial.
Bank of Nashville officials said they could not comment on the leadership transition.
"This culture assimilated more than 60 acquisitions over the past 40 years and remains the cornerstone of our company today." In 1984, Synovus bought Cohutta Banking Co., which was began in 1906 in Northwest Georgia.
For a number of years in the mid-twentieth century, the First National Bank of Atlanta was the largest commercial bank in the southeastern United States, as measured by bank deposits.
In 1916 Atlanta National Bank acquired American National Bank, also based in Atlanta.
Hunter Atkins is stepping down as CEO of The Bank of Nashville, sources have told Nashville
Atkins, 60, will stay on chairman of The Bank of Nashville, which was founded in 1989 and ranks 12th in area deposit market share.
Mack Robinson, who became a director at First Atlanta.