Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. Taps David A. Bright for CFO Role
— March 6, 2020 — Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: MCBI) announced today
that David A. Bright has been named executive vice president and chief
financial officer (CFO) of both the Knoxville-headquartered bank holding
company and its subsidiary, Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB). The announcement was
made by Bill Edwards, the company’s president and chief executive officer.
27-year career, Bright, a certified public accountant, has held leadership and
executive roles—six years as both the CFO and treasurer of a publicly traded bank
in North Carolina and before that for 21 years with KPMG, one of the Big 4
accounting firms. Seven of Bright’s 21 years at KPMG were as a financial
delighted to add David to our organization,” said Edwards. “He brings passion
and enthusiasm—along with his talent and experience—to the CFO role, and we are
excited about the contributions he will make as a member of our leadership team.”
most-recent role, Bright led the North Carolina bank’s initial public offering
process, doubled the size of the company through organic growth and
acquisitions, transformed the Finance and Treasury functions and provided
meaningful contributions to the organization’s overall strategy.
Bright has a bachelor’s
degree in accounting and a master’s degree in theology. He assumed his new responsibilities
on March 2. His office is located at MCB’s Bearden headquarters in Knoxville.
Marie Patterson remains with MCB as a key member of the senior management team.
She will serve as Director of Accounting, facilitating necessary financial
reporting and management. She reports to Bright.
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