John Harris joins CBBC Bank

President Mike Baker announces John Harris has joined CBBC Bank as an Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.  John has over 36 years of experience in mortgage, real estate and commercial banking.  He most recently served as Senior Vice President for BB&T’s Corporate Bank Group in East Tennessee and prior to joining BB&T he managed the commercial team at SunTrust.   


CEO Gaynell Lawson commented that “John’s reputation for lending and community involvement are well-known in Knoxville, Chattanooga, and the Tri-cities.  CBBC Bank welcomes John to our bank as we are approaching 44 years of serving the citizens of Blount and Knox County.”


John actively volunteers in the community and has served as Board Chairman for Technology 2020, Robert Morris & Associates, and Yoke Ministries. He is a 2006 graduate of Leadership Knoxville, Inc.  John graduated from the University of Tennessee and resides in Knoxville with his wife Resha.