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Private Client

For those clients whose financial position commands a seasoned banking executive with discretion and personal, customized service, Avenue offers private client banking. We establish a relationship that affords you a trusted resource for access to all the services that Avenue Bank offers. Whether advising on complex financial transactions or answering a simple question, your private client banker is at your service. Get to know our private client bankers.

Steve JaynesSteve Jaynes
Senior Vice President, Director of Private Client Banking

Steve Jaynes is Avenue Bank’s Senior Vice President, Director of Private Client Banking. In this role, he leads our Private Banking department and has oversight of our Medical & Professional…
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John MooreJohn Moore
Senior Vice President, Private Client Banker

With 16 years of banking experience, John Moore is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Banker working at our Green Hills location. He earned his M.B.A. at the Owen School…
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Deb Hennessee ThomasDeb Hennessee Thomas
Senior Vice President, Private Client Banker

Deb Hennessee Thomas has more than 25 years of banking experience, and is a Senior Vice President of Private Banking at Avenue. Deb has been in the Nashville market for…
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Nancy BenskinNancy Benskin
Senior Vice President, Private Client Banker

Nancy has more than 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Banker at our West End office. Nancy graduated…
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Jennifer ShepardJennifer Shepard
Senior Vice President, Private Client Banker

Jennifer Shepard has more than 20 years of banking experience, and is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Banker at Avenue. She received a Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University…
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Santi TefelSanti Tefel
Vice President, Private Client Banker

Santi is a Private Client Banker at our West End location. He joined Avenue Bank in 2008 as a Concierge Banker at the opening of the West End branch. In 2009,…
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Martha HodgeMartha Hodge
Private Client Banking Assistant

Martha is a Private Client Banking Assistant, joining Avenue Bank in September, 2012. She has had multiple years of banking experience with Tennessee Commerce Bank and Republic Bank. Martha loves…
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Jamie BensonJamie Benson
Private Client Banking Assistant

Jamie Benson is a Private Client Banking Assistant, joining Avenue Bank in May 2014. She has over 8 years of banking experience coming to us from First Tennessee Bank. A…
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