Don Parks promoted with First State
Posted: Monday, March 23, 2009 10:29 am
The Messenger 03.23.09
Don Parks has been promoted to financial sales representative for First State in the Union City office at 100 East Reelfoot Ave.
“Don will be a tremendous asset to First State customers due to his ability and willingness to make sure they understand every aspect of their deposit relationship and investment opportunity,” said Andy Page, regional president of First State Bank in Union City.
“His responsibility will be to match the needs of the customer with the appropriate banking or investment product while providing exceptional customer service. He will enhance the Obion County market’s ability to be a community partner resulting from his participation in various organizations and clubs.”
“I feel privileged to be a part of the First State team because of the community involvement and the excellent customers we serve,” Parks said. “First State is a community financial institution that strives to exceed customer expectations. Realizing the current economic environment, I am learning that solid and truthful advice, with outstanding service, will develop long-term financial relationships. I am excited about this great opportunity to provide banking and investment services to current and potential First State customers.”
Parks attended Obion County Central High School in Troy and graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture business with a minor in business administration. He has worked for First State in various part-time positions since he was a freshman at UT Martin.
He is currently a member of the Union City Jaycees and serves on the board for Obion County Habitat for Humanity.
First State Bank has 28 full-service banking locations in 24 communities throughout West and Middle Tennessee. It is owned by Community First Bancshares Inc., a holding company headquartered in Union City.
Don Parks, financial sales representative, First State Bank