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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.

Santi Tefel

Santi 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, Santi was selected in the inaugural group of Nashville's Top 30 Under 30, honoring Nashville’s young philanthropists, sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He was a 2010 participant in the Young Leaders Council and serves on the YLC Board of Directors. In March 2012 Mayor Karl Dean appointed Santi to the Metro Nashville Arts Commission. Santi also serves on the ‘Young Leaders Board’ for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He is involved with Conexion Americas as a volunteer financial counselor and translator. In his free time, Tefel enjoys playing tennis and golf and is an artist. His contemporary paintings were recognized for 3 consecutive years in the Arts & Business Council’s ArtWorks event as “Most Creative.”

NMLS# 747023





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