NEWS RELEASE Kathy Lafferty Joins Community First Bank & Trust

Contact: Gina Sensing
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Kathy Lafferty Joins Community First Bank & Trust
Columbia, TN – Community First Bank & Trust is pleased to announce the
addition of Kathy Lafferty as Vice President and Commercial Lender at the
Downtown Columbia office. Kathy will be responsible for acquiring quality
asset growth while providing exceptional customer service for clients in the
Maury County area.
“With over a decade of experience in the banking industry, primarily in
commercial banking, we are very excited to have Kathy join our team.”
stated Jim Bratton, SVP/Chief Credit Officer of Community First Bank &
Trust. “Her knowledge and lending experience combined with her
familiarity of the market area will serve the bank and customer base well.
Kathy Lafferty
Kathy is an experienced banker with a strong background in commercial
VP/Commercial Loan Officer
banking. Prior to joining Community First, she served as Regional Manager
of Commercial Banking with First Farmers Bank in Columbia, TN. Prior to that, she was served as Senior
Credit Analyst also at First Farmers Bank.
Kathy received her bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Northern Alabama and is a graduate
of the Southeastern School of Banking. Kathy currently serves on the Board of the South Central Tennessee
Family Center, member of the Young Bankers Division of the Tennessee Bankers Association, Young
Professionals of Williamson County and NAIOP Developing Leaders. Kathy and her family reside in Columbia,
Community First Bank & Trust, based in Columbia, TN, was founded in 1999 by a group of Maury County
business leaders who wanted to provide a superior banking experience to the communities they serve.
CFB&T is a commercial bank operating eight offices in Maury, Hickman and Williamson Counties. The bank
provides a comprehensive line of banking services to consumers and businesses in the Middle Tennessee
area. Additional information is available at
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