Board of Directors

Charles Ennis

Charles Ennis

Charles Ennis is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Patriot Bank and Chairman of Patriot of Tennessee Corp, the bank’s holding company.  He has 35 years in banking, beginning his career at a small community bank in Henning, TN.  Charles continued his career in community banking at several banks in West Tennessee, serving as President of Tennessee Community Bank in Tipton County and President of Peoples Bank in Shelby County, before founding Patriot Bank in Millington in 2001.  Charles is very involved in the communities that Patriot Bank serves.  He was instrumental in forming the Millington Rotary Club and served as its charter president.  In addition to Rotary Club, Charles currently serves on the University of Memphis Advisory Board and is Chairman of the Tipton County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).  He has served on the Board of Trustees for Union University in Jackson, TN, as past Chairman of the Covington-Tipton County Chamber of Commerce and was Honorary Chair of the 2008 March of Dimes March for Babies.  He also is Chairman of the Board of Grace Broadcasting Services, a network of contemporary Christian and gospel music radio stations in West Tennessee. Charles is a graduate of the University of Memphis.  He and his wife, Pat, have been married for 35 years and have two sons, Seaton and Adam.  Charles and Pat live in Covington and are members of First Baptist Church in Covington. 


Warren Nunn

Warren Nunn

Warren is Vice Chairman of the Patriot Bank Board of Directors.  He joined the Board upon its inception in 2002.  Warren is also President and CEO of Security Bancorp, the holding company for Security Bank. Warren has spent his life in banking starting his career at Union Planters National Bank in Memphis before returning to Halls in 1972.  He has been on the Security Bank Board of Directors since 1978. He has served on boards and various committees of The University of Memphis, Dyersburg State Community College, Union University and the Baptist Hospital System. He was previously elected to the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Memphis where he served a three-year term. Warren is also co-owner of Tennessee Tractor, which owns 10 John Deere dealerships and employs 350 people in 10 counties in West Tennessee. Warren is a graduate of the University of Memphis. He and his wife Eleanor live in Halls and have two sons and six grandchildren.


Larry Jackson

Larry Jackson

Larry is President of Patriot Bank and was one of the bank’s founders along with Charles Ennis.  Larry has more than 35 years in community banking and was Vice President of Peoples Bank in Millington prior to joining Patriot Bank in 2001.  Larry is well-known in the Millington community not only as the community’s longtime banker but also through his involvement in community activities.  He currently is Chairman of the Millington Sports Authority and serves as treasurer for Confidential Care for Women of Millington, and treasurer of First Baptist Church of Millington, where he and his family have been active for many years.  Larry is also active in the Millington Rotary Club.  A graduate of the University of Memphis, Larry and his wife, Francie, live in Millington.  They have three daughters, Audra, Ashlee and Brooke, and nine grandchildren.


Steven Boatwright

Dr. Steven Boatwright

Dr. Boatwright joined the Patriot Bank Board as a founding member and currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee. Steven comes from a family of Pharmacists, including his father, Leroy, and both of his sisters and their spouses. He is a Pharmacist at Boatwright Pharmacy, which his family has operated since 1957. Boatwright Pharmacy has been the leader in community pharmacy in the Millington area, strongly supporting many schools, churches and community activities. A lifelong Millington resident and graduate of the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy, Dr. Boatwright is past President of the Millington Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Tennessee Pharmacist Association. He and his wife, Kim, have two sons and one daughter. They are active members of First Baptist Church in Millington, where he serves as Deacon and Sunday School Teacher.

 


Sara Carter

Sara B. Carter

Sara joined the Patriot Bank Board in 2010 and is a member of the audit committee.  She is a graduate of Christian Brothers University and received her law degree from the Cecil C. Humphrey's School of Law at the University of Memphis.  A Covington native, Sara returned to her hometown to practice law and is in private practice at Brasfield & Brasfield Attorneys at Law.  She also serves as the attorney at Brasfield & Associates, LLC in Millington.  She is a member of the Covington Lion’s Club and First United Methodist Church of Covington.

 


David Hayes

David Hayes

David is also a founding member of the Patriot Bank Board.  He is President of Security Bank, which he joined in 1991 after spending 25 years with Union Planters National Bank in Memphis. He is very active in all aspects of the community in Dyersburg and nationally with the Independent Community Bankers Association. He served as Chairman of the ICBA for 2005- 2006. David also serves on the boards of Security Bank, Gates Banking and Trust Company and The Bank of Jackson. David attended the University of Memphis and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He and his wife Sara live in Dyersburg and have two children and two grandchildren.


Bethany Huffman

Bethany Huffman

Bethany has been on the Patriot Bank Board since its inception and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. She is a Certified Public Accountant with her practice, Bethany K. Huffman Accounting and Tax Services in Millington, Tennessee. A graudate of the University of Memphis, Bethany opened her business in her hometown and is very active in serving the community. She currently serves as Rotary international District 6800 Treasurer, North Shelby-South Tipton Young Life Committee Chair and as an Alderman for the City of Millington. She is past President of the Tennessee Jaycees, past President of the Millington Rotary Club and past Chairman of the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce.


Chris Nunn

Chris Nunn

Chris is also a founding member of the Patriot Bank Board. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Chief Financial Officer of Security Bancorp of Tennessee, Inc., where he also serves on the Board. Chris joined the organization after auditing financial institutions for KPMG LLP. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Halls/Gates and St. Louis Catholic Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Chris serves on the Board of Trustees of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation in Plymouth Notch, Vermont and The Bodine School in Memphis, Tennessee. He and his wife, Kim, live in Memphis with their 3 children.


Nick Nunn

Nick Nunn

Nick joined the Patriot Bank Board in 2005, the year he joined Security Bank as Chief Investment Officer for Security Bancorp and a member of the Security Bank Board.  Nick started his career in 1993 in the Fixed Income Division of Morgan Keegan in Memphis.  Nick manages the investment portfolio for all six banks in the organization. He is also treasurer of United Telephone Company based in Chapel Hill, Tennessee. Nick is a graduate of Auburn University. He and his wife Kara live in Memphis and have three children.


Carey Parham

Carey Parham

Carey has been on the Patriot Bank Board since it began.  He is the owner of Carey's Body Shop in Millington, which he opened in 1977.  He is a member of the Millington Rotary Club and serves as Chairman of the Millington Industrial Board.  Carey graduated from Millington Central High School and attended the University of Memphis.  He is married with three children and two grandsons.  He and his wife live in Millington and are members of First United Methodist Church.