John Foster was recently promoted to head of consumer lending at Wilson Bank & Trust, according to bank officials.
Foster has been a senior vice president in the lending department at WB&T since 2011. In his new role, he will oversee all operations related to in-house mortgages, construction loans, consumer installment loans and credit cards.
"Consumer loans have always been a cornerstone of our bank, and with John's leadership, team-first approach and work ethic, we'll continue to do a great job meeting and exceeding our customers' needs in that area," WB&T Executive Vice President John McDearman said. "We look forward to all we'll accomplish as John focuses on this specific area of lending."
Upon joining Wilson Bank & Trust in 1998, Foster was quickly promoted to assistant manager at the Gladeville office and was named branch manager there in 2008. He moved to the main office as a lender in 2011 and joined the senior management team in 2013. A Mt. Juliet High School graduate, Foster attended Middle Tennessee State University and has earned a banking diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at LSU.
In the community, Foster serves as the chairman of the Wilson County Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is a board member with United Way of Wilson County. He is a member of Gladeville Baptist Church. He and his wife Casey live in Gladeville with their two daughters, Ashley and Karli.