1736 Carothers Parkway
Brentwood, TN 37027
Contact: Marion Ingram
Reliant Bank Named a 2009 Nashville Area Chamber
Future 50 Winner
Award identifies and recognizes 50 fastest-growing,
privately held companies in Middle Tennessee
Nashville, Tenn. – July 27, 2009 – Reliant Bank has
been named a 2009 Nashville Area Chamber Future 50
company. The Future 50 is an annual recognition
program celebrating the 50 fastest-growing, privately
owned companies headquartered in Middle Tennessee.
The Future 50 are identified through a nomination form,
which includes questions about a company’s past and
projected sales and employment growth. The be
eligible, companies must be privately owned, DeVan Ard, Jr.
headquartered in Middle Tennessee, have 10 or more President and CEO
employees or annual revenue of at least $500,000, and
anticipated revenue and employment growth of 10 percent or more per year for the next
three years. The nominations are collected by the Nashville Area Chamber of
Commerce and tabulated by KraftCPAs, the official accounting firm of the Future 50
“We are pleased to see the diverse array of industry sectors represented in this year’s
lineup of winners,” said Charles Sueing, president of the Sueing Agency, Nationwide
Insurance & Financial Services and Chairman of the Chamber’s small business council.
“It’s shows the resilience of Nashville’s business community, despite the challenges of a
Reliant Bank, locally owned and operated in Brentwood, has seen great success since
starting the bank in 2006. With just $20 million in start-up capital, the bank has grown to
over $341 million in assets in 3 years. The bank’s first branch extension of the main
office opened in 2008 in Nashville located off Nolensville Pike across from the highly
residential Lenox Village. Reliant seized the opportunity to expand further into
Brentwood as the bank purchased the Maryland Farms location of Magna Bank, all the
while building their first Franklin location just off South Royal Oaks Boulevard which is
set to open in October. The bank will add their fifth location within the first quarter of
2010 set to open off Hillsboro Pike in Green Hills.
“We are very honored to be recognized by the Nashville Area Chamber as one of the
Future 50 companies,” states DeVan Ard, Jr., president and CEO of Reliant Bank. “Our
continued growth and success is attributed to our great team of employees who work
hard every day to provide our loyal customers the best in banking.”
The Future 50 Awards are presented by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, and
are sponsored by Bank of America, the Tennessee Media Group, KraftCPAs, Atiba, and
Frost Brown Todd.
About Reliant Bank
Reliant Bank is a locally owned community bank that offers a full range of banking
products and services to business and individual customers in Williamson and Davidson
Counties. Based in Brentwood, Tenn., the bank began operations in Jan. 2006 as the
first new bank chartered in Williamson County in five years. Reliant’s main office is
located at 1736 Carothers Parkway in Brentwood. For additional information, locations
and hours of operation, please visit www.reliantbank.com or call 615.221.2020. Reliant
Bank is a Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.