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.
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.
Meet our Lending Support Team
Holly Buckner, Senior Commercial Loan Assistant
Brandy Fitzsimmons, Commercial Loan Assistant
Marah Wood, Commercial Loan Processor
Hailey Nichols, Credit Analyst
Gregory Anderson, Credit Administrator