May 02, 2016

ServisFirst Bank Announces Senior Vice President for Nashville Regional Bank

Nashville, TN -

ServisFirst Bank , a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFBS), recently announced the promotion of Kenny MacLean to Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer . In addition to MacLean’s existing responsibilities of managing the overall underwriting and approval process, he will now be responsible for helping implement the strategic direction of ServisFirst Bank’s Nashville Regional Bank, including strategies for growth of the loan and deposit portfolios, business development with the commercial and private bankers, and the identification and recruitment of new team members. MacLean will also be taking on direct management responsibility for all credit and operations team members.

“Kenny is an outstanding banker and a man of superior character, and he has been instrumental in our success here at ServisFirst Nashville over the past two years. His promotion is well deserved and an excellent reflection of the forward path our Bank is on here in Nashville,” stated Bradford Vieira, President of ServisFirst Bank Nashville. “I look forward to Kenny’s continued contributions in helping lead our growth effort here in Middle Tennessee. The diversity of his experience has already proven valuable in driving an excellent credit culture and helping construct creative solutions for our diverse client base.”

Kenny MacLean, Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer

MacLean joined ServisFirst Bank in March of 2014 as Vice President, Credit Officer. He has been responsible for overseeing the underwriting process and managing the rapidly growing loan portfolio in the region, which has grown from $58 million at March 31, 2014 to $295 million as of March 31, 2016. Prior to joining ServisFirst Bank, MacLean served as Vice President, Commercial Portfolio Manager at Fifth Third Bank. He was responsible for underwriting and recommending for approval new credit requests, as well as managing sizeable credit portfolios within the commercial middle market and healthcare banking sectors. MacLean also has experience in the governmental and institutional not-for-profit sectors. MacLean has been in banking since 2004. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee, and his Master of Business Administration from Lipscomb University.