NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Deborah Varallo

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Deborah Varallo One of thirteen children born to a stay-at-home mom and a white collar working father, Deborah had her first job when she was about thirteen years old. Being in a large family, most of the siblings were working after school so their personal needs would not be a burden to their parents. A native Tennessean, Deborah Varallo worked full-time in a part-time job so she could help pay for and graduate from Baylor University in Texas. After college, she was employed in marketing and sales positions. During this period, she became active in a multitude of charities where she developed a [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Bobby Edwards

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Bobby Edwards Born and raised in the Ozark Mountains in Northwest Arkansas, I graduated from Springdale High School and attended the University of Arkansas. My first banking job was at a local bank, First National Bank of Springdale. I filled whatever spot they needed in my two years with the company. At the time, I wanted to be able to focus in on one area, but in hindsight now see how valuable it was to be able to learn each area of the bank and what their role is. It helped me to become a better partner in my future roles. I moved [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Brock Kidd

Brock Kidd is one of the founding partners of Pinnacle Asset Management and manages investment portfolios as a private wealth manager with Raymond James Financial Services, member FINRA/SIPC. Kidd began his career in financial services in 1994. In 2009 he received the Nashville Emerging Leader Award for Top Leader in Financial Services. Kidd was also recognized in 2010 as one of Nashville’s “Top 40 Nashvillians under 40” by the Nashville Business Journal. In 2013, Kidd was featured as a Top 50 Investment Bank Rep in the United States by Bank Investment Consultant magazine for the fifth year, and was most recently named Number 1 Bank Advisor in the Country by Bank Investment Consultant Magazine. Brock [...]

My Conversation With Sam Kleiner, Author Of The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story Of The American Pilots Who Waged A Secret War Against Japan

Click Here To Listen Samuel Kleiner The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation’s desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific Sam Kleiner’s The Flying Tigers uncovers the hidden story of the group of young American men and women who crossed the Pacific before Pearl Harbor to risk their lives defending China. Led by legendary army pilot Claire Chennault, these men left behind an America still at peace in the summer of 1941 using false identities to travel across the Pacific to a run-down airbase in the jungles of Burma. In the wake [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Bram Baker

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Bram Baker -Currently working for The Bank of Nashville a division of Synovus. Specializing in working with commercial clients with annual sales 10 million or greater. -Worked at US Bank prior to in the business banking division. -Has 19 years of banking experience ranging from retail to commercial lending -Lives in Hendersonville where I am involved with the Hendersonville Civitan and Hendersonville Rotary. -Graduate of Alabama A&M University -Member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church -Married to wife Jennifer with two sons 12 and 14. -Spends the majority of my free time watching my boys play football, baseball, and basketball. Both [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Andrew Jennings

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Andrew Jennings Andrew Jennings is a Commercial Banker with Simmons Bank, a dynamic, well capitalized community bank built on growing relationships within their communities across the region, since 1903. Andrew takes pride in establishing personalized business relationships by truly investing time to understand his customers, their businesses, and their goals. With his customers always in mind, the businesses and individuals he works with, gain a strategic resource, and an enthusiastic advocate for themselves and their business. He has a passion for meeting new people, understanding their business, and providing financial banking solutions to surpass their targeted successes. Over the last 10 years, Andrew [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services Recipient 2018 Damon Kindred

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Damon Kindred Damon Kindred is Sales Manager for Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group with an office in Franklin, TN. Atlantic Bay is a 20-year old mortgage bank headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA that employs local mortgage professionals to offer residential home loan products and services. Damon has served Nashville homebuyers since 2002 and has assisted over 3,000 families with achieving their dream of homeownership. He specializes in helping new construction buyers and first-time homebuyers. His professional mission statement is “to help as many people as possible improve their quality of life thru homeownership.” In addition to his current role with Atlantic Bay, Damon has [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services Recipient 2018 Quincy McKnight

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Quincy McKnight Quincy McKnight is the founder of QPay Inc., a global, online gateway e-commerce and tech firm that helps online retailers and restaurant chains process payments efficiently and effectively. Entrepreneur, visionary, and consultant of many clients and a master of relationship building, explains the character of Quincy McKnight. McKnight created QPAY originally in 2012 to represent an early on market of businesses around the country in need of merchant processing. QPay recently built a portfolio of Small Businesses to large Corporations within the U.S. and is currently processing over $12 million annually. QPay recently became one of the first few online, non-bank [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Karin Paparelli

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Karin Paperelli Karin Paparelli is a an attorney licensed in Tennessee and Florida, and the owner/founder of Paparelli Law, PLLC located just west of Nashville in elegant Belle Meade. The firm focuses on international business, finance, emerging technologies, franchise, and entertainment law. Karin also serves an arbitrator for securities dispute resolution with the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for the greater Nashville area and was recently appointed as a vice-chair to the ABA International Intellectual Property Rights Committee. A published author and speaker, Karin’s latest book, The Trust Tank, is the first release in the Success Strategies Foundation Series. Book number two is already [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services Recipient 2018 James Aylward

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services James Aylward Mr. Aylward is the President & CEO of Preferral and has 25+ years of experience in health care. Prior to joining Preferral, he was President & CEO of MedCenterDisplay, LLC and successfully grew and sold the company to PatientPoint in November 2016. Prior to joining MedCenterDisplay, he was the Chairman, President & CEO of Sy.Med Development, Inc. a HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM) company. He joined Sy.Med in February 1997 as VP, Sales & Marketing and was named Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO in May 1997. Aylward remained in that position until the sale of Sy.Med to HealthStream in October [...]