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Lineage Bank Expands Mortgage Team Into Middle Tennessee

Keith Griffin
Jul 20, 2022
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Stephen Lewis, an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in mortgage banking, will serve as EVP.

Lineage Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Williamson County, Tenn., has announced its mortgage team expansion into the Middle Tennessee Market. Lineage currently has a mortgage team in West Tennessee.

The new Middle Tennessee mortgage team is composed of 10 veteran mortgage bankers, most of whom have worked with the Lineage management team in the past. Industry veterans Stephen Lewis, Bart Land, and Derrick Cozart have been tasked with leading the new team.

“This is a very exciting reunion! Our past experiences with the members of this team really excite us,” said Chairman and CEO Kevin Herrington. “Their personal relationships and experience in the local market provide the perfect blend of expertise to all Middle Tennessee homebuyers, and we look forward to being a part of the homebuying process for the families in the communities we serve.”

Lewis, an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in mortgage banking, will serve as executive vice president, mortgage sales manager. Lewis is a past president of the Middle Tennessee Mortgage Bankers Association.

Land, a lifelong Williamson County resident, will join the team as vice president, senior mortgage originator. He has over two decades of mortgage lending experience. Cozart, who has over 20 years of mortgage experience, will also join the team as vice president, senior mortgage originator.

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