Citizens Bank adds Aaron Brooks to the commercial lending team

Published 9:29 am Tuesday, January 7, 2020

CONTRIBUTED — Citizens Bank has brought Aaron Brooks onboard as senior vice president of Commercial Banking. Brooks will be based out of our Kingsport office located in the historic downtown Train Station. He will serve as a commercial lender and portfolio manager for the Tri-Cities region.

“We are excited to add Aaron to our team. He brings over 20 years of commercial lending expertise and a comprehensive knowledge of credit underwriting,” said Larry Estepp, president of Citizens Bank. “Our responsibility is to provide a complete banking relationship fostered by a team of dedicated associates working to deliver world class customer service to every client they assist. Aaron’s background and experience in relationship development is a perfect fit for Citizens Bank.”

Brooks joins Citizens Bank with 28 plus years of banking experience. His career began as a bank teller and continued to expand in a variety of roles including consumer lender, branch manager, commercial lender and commercial portfolio manager throughout the Tri-Cities and Knoxville area.

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Aaron completed his bachelor’s degree in finance at the University of Tennessee in 1992, and in 2000 he graduated from LSU’s Graduate School of Banking. Brooks resides in Bristol with his wife, Allison, and their two children, Gracie and Landon.