December 11, 2015

ServisFirst Bank Announces New President

Bradford Vieira tapped to lead long term bank strategy in Tennessee

Nashville, TN -

ServisFirst Bank Nashville, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFBS) is proud to announce that Bradford Vieira has been promoted to serve as President of ServisFirst Bank Nashville. Vieira previously served as ServisFirst Bank’s Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Manager.

Vieira will be responsible for managing banking operations for ServisFirst Bank in Tennessee, including Commercial Banking, Private Banking, Cash Management, and Retail Banking. ServisFirst recently announced the opening of the Bank’s new retail banking center and corporate office at Palmer Plaza, 1801 West End Avenue in Nashville. The 10,400 square feet space will serve as the new ServisFirst Bank Nashville headquarters and will open in January 2016.

Since the expansion of ServisFirst Bank to Nashville in 2013, Vieira has been instrumental in the growth of the region. ServisFirst Bank’s Nashville office has reached $234 million in loans and $90 million in client deposits as of September 30, 2015, representing a 95% and 65% year-over-year growth, respectively. Under Vieira’s leadership, the Bank has grown to 13 employees in Tennessee and is expected to grow to over 20 employees with the opening of its new retail banking center and corporate headquarters.

Clarence Pouncey, Chief Operating Officer, states “Bradford continues to provide excellent leadership relating to serving our client relationships within the Middle Market C&I, Healthcare, and Private Banking sectors, throughout Middle Tennessee.”

For more information about ServisFirst Bank or Bradford Vieira, please contact Krista Conlin at 205-937-3777. To learn more about ServisFirst Bank, please visit us at


Bradford Vieira, a Nashville native, has 19 years of commercial banking experience. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Manager for ServisFirst Bank Tennessee from 2013 until accepting his new position as President of ServisFirst Nashville. Prior to ServisFirst, Vieira served as Vice President, Commercial Middle Market Sales Team Lead at Fifth Third Bank. He began his career in the Healthcare Finance Division at First American National Bank. Bradford leads the ServisFirst Bank effort in Tennessee, which currently includes a team of 13. Bradford received his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Belmont University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation of Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Capital Network, the Nashville Sports Council, and the Belmont University Athletic Bruin Club.