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When it comes to banking and professional service leadership, “the difference is real.” A superb group of leadership is what anyone should expect. At Avenue Bank, we have a team of executives who live in town and are involved in the local community they serve. Come and meet each one and learn how Avenue Bank leaders are part of Nashville.

Ron SamuelsRon Samuels
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Ron Samuels is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management. He serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. Ron…
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Kent CleaverKent Cleaver
President & Chief Operating Officer

Kent Cleaver is a graduate of Lipscomb University and has worked in Nashville’s banking industry for more than 37 years. He serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for the…
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Andy MoatsAndy Moats
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer & Bank Group Director

A native of Nashville, Andy Moats is a graduate of Montgomery Bell Academy and Vanderbilt University (B.S. in Economics). He joined Avenue Bank at conception in October of 2006 and…
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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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Larry DorrisLarry Dorris
Senior Vice President, Bank Operations Executive

Larry Dorris is Avenue Bank’s Senior Vice President, Bank Operations Executive. His areas of responsibility include loan and deposit operations, security, BSA, facilities, ACH, electronic payments, on-line banking, and treasury…
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April BrittApril Britt
Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

April Britt serves as Avenue Bank’s Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, and leads the company’s strategy for recruiting, employee retention & development, and workplace policies as well as oversite…
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