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Commercial & Business Banking

Our clients want big dividends, and that’s why our commercial bankers bring decades of banking experience to work every day. We offer the technology, sophistication and capabilities of a large national bank, but bring the advantages of a smaller bank such as local decision-making, responsiveness, and personal relationships. Meet our bankers that help make the Avenue Bank difference.

Pete WootenPete Wooten
Executive Vice President, Commercial Bank Group Executive

Pete Wooten is a graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Finance and Economics. He joined Avenue in April 2007, and brings more than 25 years of diversified…
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Carol TitusCarol Titus
Senior Vice President, Director of Corporate Healthcare Banking

Carol Titus has more than 20 years of banking experience, and serves as the Director of Corporate Healthcare Banking at Avenue.  Prior to joining Avenue Bank in 2008, Mrs. Titus…
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Bertil WestinBertil Westin
Senior Vice President, Corporate Healthcare Banker

Bertil joined Avenue as a Senior Vice President and Corporate Healthcare Banker.  He has an extensive background in corporate finance and the healthcare industry, most recently holding the position of…
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Harry AllenHarry Allen
Senior Vice President, Director of Non-Profit Banking and Community Investment

Harry joined the Avenue family in October 2011 with 9 years of experience in banking and finance, with a specialty in serving non-profit organizations. He is a Nashville native and…
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Kathy NelsonKathy Nelson
Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager

Kathy Nelson joined Avenue as a Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager in January 2015. She has 17 years of prior banking experience, which includes experience as a relationship…
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Richard StoneRichard Stone
Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager

Richard Stone is a Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. He joins the Avenue family with 13 years of commercial banking experience. Richard is a Blue Raider, having earned his…
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Stephanie CarrStephanie Carr
Client Service Specialist

Stephanie joined Avenue as a Concierge Banker at the bank’s Cummins Station branch and was recently promoted in August 2014 to the Client Service Specialist for our Commercial Banking team.…
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Becky ClemensBecky Clemens
Commercial Banking Assistant

Becky Clemens is a Commercial Banking Assistant, joining Avenue Bank in May 2014. She has over 11 years of banking experience coming to us from First Tennessee Bank. A few…
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Courtney WilliamsCourtney Williams
Vice President, Business Banker

Courtney Williams is Vice President, Business Banker based at our Cool Springs branch.  She joins Avenue Bank with 16 years experience in the banking industry. She is a member of the…
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Blake BoydBlake Boyd
Vice President, Business Banker

Blake Boyd is a Vice President, Business Banker, focusing on residential construction finance, business banking, and branch operations. Blake has 5 years experience in the banking industry and is a 1997…
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Debbie FlackDebbie Flack
Senior Vice President, Director of Commercial Credit

Debbie Flack is Director of Commercial Credit. She comes to Avenue Bank with 23 years experience in the financial services industry. Debbie received a BS in Finance from the University…
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Jason DobbsJason Dobbs
Vice President, Senior Credit Underwriter

A Nashville native, Jason Dobbs is a Vice President, Senior Credit Underwriter. Prior to joining Avenue Bank in 2007 he served as Senior Auditor at a CPA firm. Jason graduated from the University…
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Rachel GuyRachel Guy
Vice President, Credit Underwriter

Rachel serves as an underwriter for the Commercial Banking Team at Avenue Bank. Prior to employment at Avenue, Rachel served in a similar role, most recently at Synovus Bank of…
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Nicole WrightNicole Wright
Assistant Vice President, Credit Underwriter

Nicole is a Credit Underwriter with more than 12 years in the banking industry. Prior to this position, Nicole worked as a Credit Analyst and with the Commercial team as a…
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Jenny MercerJenny Mercer
Assistant Vice President, Credit Administration Specialist

Jenny is an Assistant Vice President, Credit Administration Specialist with more than seven years in the banking industry. Prior to joining Avenue Bank Jenny served as Commercial Loan Support Specialist at…
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Paula Gaines, CTPPaula Gaines, CTP
Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Specialist

Paula has 25 years experience in the financial services industry, specializing in Treasury Management. She is a Certified Treasury Professional and has served as Past President and Board member of…
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Adam WoolardAdam Woolard
Assistant Vice President, Treasury Management/Commercial Deposit Specialist 1

Adam Woolard is a recent Lipscomb University MBA Graduate with a concentration in Leadership Studies. He began his career at Avenue Bank in 2012 as a Concierge Banker in our…
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