Jerry Kirk, vice chair of the Advance Bristol Executive Committee, is the Division President for Renasant Bank, a 118-year-old financial services institution. He has spent more than 25 years working in the banking sector in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
A graduate of Virginia Intermont College, Mr. Kirk joined Renasant Bank in 2012. He has also served as East Tennessee executive – corporate banking at Capital Bank/GreenBank, as county executive for both Sullivan County, Tennessee, and Washington County, Virginia, and as a regional commercial lending manager and relationship manager. In addition, he has worked for BB&T/First Vantage Bank and First American Bank.
Mr. Kirk has strong ties to his community and currently serves as chairman of the Bristol TN/VA Chamber of Commerce. A board member of the Bristol Regional Medical Center and Sullivan County Industrial Development Board, his community involvement has included work as chairman of the Crossroads Medical Mission board and serving on the boards of Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion, and Boys and Girls Club of the Mountain Empire, in addition to serving on the United Way of Bristol finance committee.