October 12, 2016

ServisFirst Bank Continues Nashville Growth

Announces New Senior Vice President, Private Banking Manager in addition to Three New Team Members

Nashville, TN -

ServisFirst Bank , a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFBS), recently announced the addition of Samantha Courtney, who will serve as Senior Vice President and Private Banking Manager for the Tennessee region. Additionally, Beverley Braham Lonsdale, Stephen Taylor, and Jordan Jager have joined the ServisFirst Bank team in Nashville.

“We are very excited to announce that Samantha Courtney will lead our Private Banking team efforts. Samantha is deeply respected and trusted in the Nashville market as both a leader and an experienced relationship banker,” stated Bradford Vieira, President of ServisFirst Bank Nashville. “Samantha’s long history of success in Middle Tennessee will help our bank continue to deliver the exceptional service our clients expect. I look forward to all of our new team members’ contributions as we move forward and continue growing in Middle Tennessee.”

Samantha Courtney, Senior Vice President, Private Banking Manager

Samantha Courtney joins ServisFirst Bank Nashville as a Senior Vice President and Private Banking Manager. Courtney previously served as a Vice President of Private Banking at U.S. Bank, where she led a team that was responsible for the development, retention, and growth of relationships in the affluent and/or high net worth space. At ServisFirst Bank Nashville, Courtney will be responsible for leading all of the Tennessee region’s Private Banking relationship efforts. Courtney has been in banking since 1996. She received her Bachelor of Science in accounting from the Western Kentucky University in 1997.

Beverley Braham Lonsdale, Client Relationship Associate

Beverley Braham Lonsdale will serve as a Bank Officer and the new Client Relationship Associate for ServisFirst Bank, supporting the Private Banking and Cash Management efforts in Nashville. Prior to employment at ServisFirst Bank, Lonsdale served at U.S Bank for six years as a Wealth Management Associate. Under this position, Lonsdale was responsible for providing a superior level of support to the banking and Wealth Management team, delivering banking products and services in order to create credible and strong relationships. She attended Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in New York, New York. In addition, she studied on the communications course at Broward Community College in Coconut Creek, Florida.

Stephen Taylor, Healthcare Portfolio Manager

Stephen Taylor joins ServisFirst Bank Nashville as a Healthcare Portfolio Manager. Taylor was previously employed with Fifth Third Bank. Taylor served in the Large Corporate Healthcare Group for three years and was a Middle Market Relationship Manager from 2010-2013. Preceding his employment with Fifth Third Bank, Taylor worked at U.S. Bank as a portfolio manager in the corporate healthcare group. He received his degree in finance with an emphasis in accounting from Middle Tennessee State University.

Jordan Jager, Mortgage Loan Officer

Jordan Jager joins ServisFirst Bank Nashville as a Mortgage Loan Officer. Jager previously served as a Financial Services Specialist at Regions Bank since 2014. He received his Bachelor of Science in business administration from Auburn University in 2013.