Avenue Bank offers business and personal banking services through a team of professionals dedicated to serving the creative spirit of Nashville. “The difference is real” is not just a catchy tagline, it is our commitment and promise to our clients.
A comprehensive range of services are available to meet your needs: checking, savings, CDs, loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and mortgages. An Avenue Banker can help you select the solution that best suits your needs.
From entrepreneurs and small businesses to large corporations, Avenue’s comprehensive range of services can meet virtually any need.
As a bank committed to the creative spirit of our city, Nashville’s music and entertainment industry plays a key role in our business plan and has been instrumental in our success.
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.
Craig Gardella joined Avenue Bank’s Commercial Division in August of 2013, coming to us with over 30 years of experience as a corporate , commercial and healthcare lender and executive. Craig was also the SVP Finance & Treasurer of a nationwide healthcare company. He serves as a Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager.
Craig is a graduate of Villanova University with a degree in Finance. He is a member of the Nashville HealthCare Council, serves as Treasurer for the Tennessee Kidney Foundation, and also serves on the Board of Directors for both the Tennessee Kidney Foundation and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of the MidSouth. Craig has three adult children, and enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, swimming and playing golf in his free time. He's even completed a 50 mile walk for MS!
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