April 23, 2018

ServisFirst Bank Nashville Celebrates 5 Years of Growth, High Customer Satisfaction, and Industry Honors

Nashville, TN -

ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFBS), celebrates ServisFirst Bank Nashville’s fifth anniversary with steady growth, customer fueled service, high customer retention and a leading banking team throughout the Tennessee region.

ServisFirst Bank Nashville has grown from two employees on April 1, 2013 to twenty employees with over $500 million in assets for the Tennessee market as of December 31, 2017, representing a 98.3% average annual growth rate for the last four years. Additionally, the Bank has seen consistent growth in customer deposits to over $300 million in deposits as of December 31, 2017.

Tom Broughton, President & CEO of ServisFirst Bank, stated, “We are proud of the response we have received from the Tennessee market over the last five years and applaud Bradford Vieira’s leadership and the talented team he has formed. We look forward to surpassing our growth goals for Nashville over the next five years.”

ServisFirst Bank Nashville’s superior customer service and exemplary leadership have been recognized through a multitude of awards including naming the Bank’s Executive Vice President & Regional CEO Bradford Vieira as a ‘Power Leader in Finance’ for two consecutive years by the Nashville Business Journal and honoring ServisFirst Bank Nashville as a ‘Best Places to Work’ winner for 2017 and 2018 by the Nashville Business Journal. ServisFirst Bank also received the 2017 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup, ranking third out of 272 community banks nationwide for its performance judged by metrics regarding profitability, operational efficiency and the balance sheet.

Bradford Vieira, Executive Vice President & Regional CEO of ServisFirst Bank Nashville, stated, “Our goal back in February of 2017 was to eclipse the $500 million asset threshold in twelve months and we made it in ten. This is a direct result of the hard work from our tremendously talented bankers and local board of directors. We still have a long way to go. Our goal is to be a relevant bank in Nashville and throughout Tennessee and that means achieving $1 billion in locally based assets over the next few years. We are going to continue to hire new bankers in the market who understand and appreciate our client centric, high customer service level delivery model. We are very excited about the future of ServisFirst in Tennessee.”

Members of the Board of Directors for ServisFirst Bank Nashville include: Charles Robert Bone of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC, Joe Cashia of Vogue Recovery Center, Ryan Chapman of Premier Parking of Tennessee, Brent Clements of Addiction Campuses LLC, and Todd Robinson of ESa, Inc.

For more information about ServisFirst Bank, please contact Krista Conlin at 205-937-3777. To learn more about ServisFirst Bank, please visit us at www.servisfirstbank.com.