Greeneville, Tenn. – As football season comes to a close, Apex Bank presented $7,500 in donations to the five Greene County high schools as part of the 2018 Apex Bank Player of the Game program.
“The program has been a great way for Apex to become involved with the Greene County schools and reward student athletes for their hard work,” said Matt Synowiez, East Tennessee Community Banking President. “We are proud of our students’ hard work in this community and commend them all on a job well done this season.”
Throughout the season, Apex Bank presented 50 plaques to the awarded players. Players were awarded each week by their coaches based on their performance stats.
“We appreciate the help from the coaches, athletic directors, principals and educators who assisted us each week in presenting the plaques to their players,” said Lance McKinney, Mosheim office manager. “Educators and coaches are making daily impacts on our students’ lives and we appreciate their additional efforts through this program.”
Apex Bank believes that the power of education is an important and promising part of the future of the Greene County community and is committed to becoming an active partner in the community’s forthcoming success.
“This program is an example of our team’s commitment to our community,” said Gary Shelton, Andrew Johnson Highway office manager. “The Apex Player of the Game Program has been a great success and we look forward to investing in Greene County’s future.”
Apex Bank will extend the Apex Player of the Game player recognition program to each participating high school throughout the play-off season.
Apex Bank’s presence in Greene County has grown at a staggering rate in the last two years, beginning with the acquisition of American Patriot Bank in December of 2016. Throughout this period, The Bank’s retail presence in Greene County has increased to over $100 million. Apex Bank currently operates 15 retail offices throughout Tennessee in addition to its Knoxville based national mortgage servicing center. Apex Bank has been ranked number one in the state of Tennessee and second in the nation by the Independent Community Bankers Association’s (ICBA) Top Performing Banks industry analysis for a second consecutive year. Additionally, Banks Street Partners ranks Apex Bank as the top performing bank in net interest margins and return on average equity in the state of Tennessee. For press inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Apex Bank is a member of the FDIC.