Laura Johnson, AAP, CAMS, has been promoted to assistant vice president of First Freedom Bank, announced John Bradshaw, president and chief operating officer. Johnson will continue to serve as deposit operations manager.
"Laura has done an outstanding job in our operations department. She has been a key part of our success, and we were thrilled to promote her to this important position," Bradshaw said. "Her experience in taking a strategic vision and executing on that vision will strengthen First Freedom Bank's position as an industry leader. Her leadership and technical knowledge will be instrumental in our commitment to excellent customer service."
Before joining First Freedom Bank in March of 2008, Johnson was employed with Academy Bank. Her 17 years of banking experience and knowledge is compounded by the several certifications and diplomas she has earned prior to and during her employment with First Freedom. In 2007, she acquired the Accredited ACH Professional Certification (AAP) from National Automatic Clearing House Association (NACHA). In 2016, she received the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Advisory Board (CAMS) In 2013, she earned a General Banking Diploma and a Bank Operations Diploma from the American Bankers Association.
Johnson was born and raised in Mt. Juliet and currently resides in Lebanon with her husband, Jeremy, and daughter, Kaylee.