Business & Commercial Lending Manager/Commercial Lender
Ryan has dedicated his career to helping small business owners turn their dreams into reality. After graduating from Bryan College with a degree in Business Management in 2010, he worked at a community bank in his hometown of Winchester, Tenn. Once moving to the Scenic City, he taught business owners the keys to succeed as a senior small business counselor with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. Today, he helps entrepreneurs of all stages find the best loan for their needs.
When Ryan’s not helping members, he can be found networking at community events. And after work, he enjoys playing softball and golf.
Marcus began his career in financial services with First Tennessee Bank in 2008 as a part-time teller while finishing up his final two semesters at the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga. After graduating, Marcus accepted a full-time position in First Tennessee’s retail division where he served in a variety of roles for 10 years including branch management. He is passionate about financial literacy and helping members find creative ways to start and grow their business.
Marcus is a native of North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has lived in Chattanooga since 2004. He holds an MBA from Bryan College and has completed leadership programs through the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce. Marcus enjoys, coaching football, playing chess, cooking, and hanging out with his wife and son.
Business Lender/ Indirect lending
Mark Fant is a Business Lender for TVFCU. He works closely with dealerships to help meet the needs of business’s to purchase commercial fleet vehicles.
Mark is a Chattanooga native and has worked for TVFCU for over 10 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from UTC and an MBA from Bryan College. Mark enjoys camping, hiking, coaching soccer, and spending time with his family.
Business Lender- Cleveland Area
Gene is ready to help meet the needs of small businesses. He is a native of Cleveland, where began his career in financial services in 1999. He is a graduate of Berry College and has completed Leadership programs through the Chamber of Commerce in Athens and Cleveland. Gene joined TVFCU in 2007, serving as a loan officer in Indirect Lending and has managed several TVFCU branches. In 2019 he joined the Business & Commercial Services team as a business lender covering the Cleveland, Athens and Dayton markets, but is ready to assist members in all 13 counties.
Gene is happily married to Kathy, together they have three daughters and one grandson. He enjoys spending time with his family and doing DIY projects with his wife. You can also find him in the great outdoors — golfing, fishing and hunting.
Nancy joined TVFCU after working in the banking industry for more than 30 years. She brings both consumer and commercial lending experience to the not-for-profit credit union. In her role in TVFCU’s Business and Commercial Services Division, Nancy will help business members secure funding.
While Jonan is new to Tennessee, he is not new to finance. He has spent the past two decades working in the financial industry. After graduating from MacMurray College in Illinois in 2003 with a degree in Business Finance, he worked in retail and commercial underwriting for Busey Bank for nearly six years. Then he joined and served in the U.S. Army Infantry for three years. After serving our country, Jonan worked as a commercial lender at Soy Capital Bank and at Land of Lincoln Credit Union.
Jonan and his family recently escaped from Illinois and moved to the Scenic City. In his spare time, Jonan enjoys spending time with his wife and children, trying to stay in shape and reading.
Loan Operations Department
Greg Anderson, Loan Operations Manager
Holly Buckner, Senior Commercial Loan Assistant
Carolyn Evans, Commercial Loan Assistant
Brandy Fitzsimmons, Commercial Loan Assistant
Alan Humberd, Credit Administrator
Marah Wood, Commercial Loan Processor
Deposit Services Department
Kayla Sharpe, Deposit Operation Specialist
Kelly Billingslea, Deposit Operations Specialist