Commerce Bank Announces Promotions for Five Key Staff Members
KNOXVILLE, TN — April 10, 2019 — Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB), the
wholly-owned subsidiary of Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank holding company Mountain
Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: MCBI), announced the promotions today of five
key MCB team members.
MCB Relationship Manager Michael
Saporito has been promoted to senior vice president. Saporito joined MCB in
2007, starting in treasury management, and currently serves as a commercial
lender in the Knoxville market. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from
the University of Tennessee—Chattanooga and has completed both the Southeastern
School of Commercial Lending and the Southeastern School of Advanced Commercial
Lending. A member of the advisory board for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the
Tennessee Valley, Saporito also volunteers with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity.
Senior Credit Analyst Daniel Cheng has been promoted to assistant
vice president. Cheng joined the bank in 2014. In addition to his combined eight years of banking and financial
services experience, Cheng holds a pair of bachelor’s degrees—one in corporate
finance and investments from East Tennessee State University, and the other in
language and world business from the University of Tennessee—Knoxville.
In 2017, he earned the Certified Community Bank Credit Analyst (CCBCA) designation
from the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA).
Mayo has been promoted to
private banking specialist and assistant vice president. She joined the bank in
2015 as a customer service representative and was subsequently promoted to client
service assistant. Mayo holds a bachelor’s degree in business applications from
Crown College in Powell, TN.
Treasury Management Analyst Helene Rodzevicius has
been named an assistant vice president. She joined MCB as a customer service
representative in 2015. Soon after, Rodzevicius was promoted to customer
service representative and vault teller at MCB’s Bearden location. In 2017, she
transitioned to treasury management and, one year later, earned her Accredited
Payments Risk Professional (APRP) certification from NACHA, the Electronic
Payments Association. Rodzevicius holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from
the University of Tennessee—Knoxville.
Portuesi, an MCB customer service representative, has been
promoted to head teller at MCB’s Bearden location. She joined MCB in early 2018 with more than ten
years of customer service and management experience.
“Each of these individuals has worked diligently during their
respective tenure at MCB,” said Bill Edwards, MCB’s president and chief
executive officer. “And each is appropriately deserving of a promotion. I look
forward to watching these five team members continue to grow in
responsibilities with MCB, developing and deepening customer relationships, and
providing the Responsive Relationship Banking that MCB is known for in our
About Mountain Commerce
Bancorp, Inc. and its subsidiary Mountain Commerce Bank:
Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. is a
bank holding company and the parent of Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB).
MCB is a state-chartered, FDIC-insured,
century-old, financial services institution headquartered in Knoxville,
Tennessee and serving East Tennessee. Through Hometown Service and Smart
Technology, MCB offers big bank products and services, with the personal
attention and exceptional service of a hometown community bank.
At the end of March 2019, MCB had $865.8
million in total assets and $760.8 million in total deposits.
MCB currently employs
85 individuals at five branches and one operations office. For more
information, visit us at www.mcb.com or check your account any time at
1-866-MCB-1910. MCB is an equal opportunity employer.