Bart Rolen, EVP and Director of Wealth Management and Trust
Mr. Rolen joins FSGBank as the Director of the Wealth Management and Trust department after nine years with SunTrust. Mr. Rolen was Group Vice President and Team Leader within the trust department of SunTrust in Nashville, Tennessee. Previously, Mr. Rolen held the same position with SunTrust in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he began his career. Mr. Rolen is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor.
“Wealth Management and Trust is about building a relationship with your client and developing a solution that aligns with their dreams, desires and goals. The prospect of further evolving the existing platform at FSGBank is highly appealing,” said Director of Wealth Management and Trust Rolen. “A community bank can provide a higher level of personal service and that will be the expectation we will have every day for our clients.”
Mr. Rolen received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Georgia and his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Additionally, Mr. Rolen is a graduate from the American Bankers’ Association Graduate Trust School.
“With strong roots in the Chattanooga and north Georgia markets, we believe Bart has the skills and experience to take our Wealth Management and Trust department to the next level,” said CEO Michael Kramer. “Bart’s dedication to understanding his client’s needs is clearly evident in his past performance.”
As an inducement to join FSGBank, Mr. Tietz, Mr. Schrodt and Mr. Rolen, were awarded 30,000, 14,000 and 14,000 shares of First Security common stock, respectively. The restricted stock grants were granted on February 8, 2012. As a result of the grant, First Security has approximately 1,762,000 issued and outstanding shares.
Founded in 1999, First Security Group's community bank subsidiary, FSGBank, has 30 full-service banking offices along the interstate corridors of eastern and middle Tennessee and northern Georgia. In Dalton, Georgia, FSGBank operates under the name of Dalton Whitfield Bank; along the Interstate 40 corridor in Tennessee, FSGBank operates under the name of Jackson Bank & Trust. FSGBank provides retail and commercial banking services, trust and investment management, mortgage banking, financial planning and Internet banking services (