Jennifer Banner


Jennifer S. Banner was appointed to the Board of Directors on June 1, 2015. Ms. Banner has served as Chief Executive Officer of Schaad Companies, LLC since 2008. Schaad Companies is a 105-year-old privately held real estate holding company with businesses in residential and commercial construction, development, property management and leasing, real estate brokerage and land investments. In addition, Ms. Banner has served as Chief Executive Officer and Manager of the Schaad Family Office, LLC since 2012 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of SchaadSource, LLC (a shared services company) since 2006. Previously, she spent 22 years in public accounting, practicing in the tax area with Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young LLP) in Florida and Pershing Yoakley & Associates in Tennessee. Ms. Banner has been a director of BB&T Corporation since 2003 (presently serving as lead director and as a member of the executive and risk committees) and Branch Banking and Trust Company since 2013 and is a past director of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Nashville Branch) and First Virginia Banks, Inc. and First Vantage Bank. Ms. Banner maintains an active license as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Tennessee, and she holds a Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.