Photo Release -- Brenda Propst Joins Capital Bank's Eastern Tennessee Commercial Team

Brenda Propst

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Bank is excited to welcome Brenda Propst to the eastern Tennessee commercial team, bringing with her 40 years in the Johnson City market. Under the direction of the newly appointed Senior Commercial Loan Officer, Jennifer Schuchart, Propst will serve as Commercial Portfolio Specialist providing administrative support such as marketing initiatives, extensive client communication and file maintenance. Propst's responsibilities will also include evaluating pertinent final information in order to determine whether an existing credit is an acceptable risk and working with the Credit Analysis Department to prepare all required CPS, Loan Officer Narratives and Relationship Summaries.

Propst began her banking career with SunTrust in 1972 as a Customer Service Representative, a position she held for twelve years. Beginning in 1989, Propst transitioned to Commercial Banking Specialist, also with SunTrust, providing support services and managing a commercial loan and deposit portfolio of approximately $80MM. During her time with SunTrust, Propst completed over 200 hours of continuing financial education and served as Secretary of the NE Tennessee SunTrust Advisory Board.

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About Capital Bank

Capital Bank, N.A. was formed in July 2010 as the banking subsidiary of Capital Bank Financial Corp., a bank holding company incorporated in 2009 with the goal of creating a regional banking franchise in the Southeastern United States. With approximately $7.1 billion in total assets as of March 31, 2012, and more than 1,600 employees, Capital Bank offers a broad range of financial services and operates 164 branches in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. More information on Capital Bank is available at

CONTACT: Susi Winchell Marketing Director, VP Capital Bank 239.449.5850 www.capitalbank-us.comSource:Capital Bank Financial Corp.