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.
Being successful in life often leaves little time for managing your personal financial needs.
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.
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.
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 Bank. He also serves on the bank’s Board of Directors. Kent is a graduate of the Leadership Middle Tennessee Class of 2010; he is a member of Lipscomb University’s Business Leadership Council, Executive Committee and Lipscomb University’s, College of Business, Board of Visitors. He is a member of the Tennessee Leadership Council for the NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business), “the voice of small business.” He is former Chairman of the Board for the Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity and remains active in that organization. He is also a graduate of Leadership Nashville (Class of 2013), and serves on the Board of the Nashville Downtown Partnership.
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He is married to Stephanie and has two children. In addition to his passion for UT football, Kent remains an avid golfer and secretly dreams of making the Senior Tour (though he won’t admit it.)
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