Quality Service Nomination


TIB Award 2022

Todd Proffitt, President and CEO of Tennessee State Bank accepted the 2022 “Excellence in Community Banking” from Paul Taylor, Senior Vice President Relationship Officer of The Independent Bankers Bank on Wednesday May 18, 2022.

Mr. Proffitt said “TBI has been an amazing resource and partner in helping us serve the communities we love and support”.

Todd Proffitt, CEO of TSB accepting the 2022 Excellence in Community Banking award from Paul Taylor, Senior VP of the IBB.


Mountain Press 2022 Readers Choice Awards

Tennessee State Bank would like to thank everyone who voted in the Mountain Press “2022 Readers Choice.” Tennessee State Bank was voted #1 Best Bank!

Our great customers inspire us to provide "Banking at its Best!"

We would also like to congratulate our President and CEO- Todd Proffitt for winning “Best Boss”, Blake Haney, Dolly Parton Parkway Branch voted #1 Best Teller, Kristie Ogle, Kodak Branch voted #2 Best Teller and Cathy Douglas, Kodak branch  voted #3 Best Teller.  

TSB is grateful for the trust our customers place in us. We love our community and are so proud to call Sevier County home for 50 years.

Todd Proffitt, voted #1 Boss in the Mountain Press Readers Choice Awards 2022.    Blake Haney, voted #1 Teller in the Mountain Press 2022 Readers Choice Awards.   
Kristie Ogle, Voted #2 Best Teller in the Mountain Press 2022 Readers Choice Awards.    Cathy Douglass, voted 3rd best teller in the Mountain Press Readers Choice Awards.


Newport Plain Talk 2022 People's Choice Awards

Tennessee State Bank has once again been named, “Best Bank” in the Newport Plain Talk 2022 “People’s Choice Awards” contest. We would also like to congratulate Truitt Ottinger for winning “Best Bank Officer”.

Newport Staff voted #1 Best Bank in the Newport Plain Talk 2022 People's Choice Awards.      Truitt Ottinger, Voted Best Bank Officer in the Newport Plain Talk 2022 People's Choice Awards.


Tennessee State Bank 2021 Awards  

TSB Employee of the Year Award 

Congratulations to Tessa Jensen for being nominated Tennessee State Bank’s 2021 Staff Member of the Year!  Tessa joined TSB in 2017 as a Card Services Specialist. She has been in the Card Services Department her entire TSB banking career and this year was promoted to Administrative Officer.

Tessa loves her job and takes pride in providing customer service excellence. She always tries to help out no matter what the situation and looks forward to continuing her growth with TSB.
She is happily married to Christopher with two wonderful children, Merle and Stella.

On behalf of Executive Management and the entire TSB team- thank you Tessa for all you do!
Todd Proffitt, CEO with 2021 Employee of the Year, Tessa Jensen.
(Pictured L-R) Todd Proffitt, CEO of TSB and Tessa Jensen, Administrative Officer

Tennessee State Bank earns 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc. 

Tennessee State Bank earned a superior five-star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc. the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm. This five-star rating from BauerFinancial is the highest possible rating and an unbiased indication that TSB is a strong financial institution.













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