ServisFirst Bank Announces Expansion in Tampa Bay Region

Lutz, FL (January 25, 2016) ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFBS), announces the opening of its new banking center in the Tampa Bay Region continuing its growth and business operations in Florida. Local banking veteran Greg Bryant as CEO leads the Tampa Bay Region team. Also joining the leadership team is President Gwynn Davey, Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer Pat Murrin, Senior Vice President and Cash Management Officer Jennifer Noel, and Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer Jonathan Zunz.


The team will lead the growth of ServisFirst Bank’s commercial banking group in the Tampa Bay area through its extensive business and banking experience, building service oriented relationships with businesses and citizens, and providing responsive and superior service. The ServisFirst Bank Tampa Bay Region office is located at 2009 Osprey Lane, Lutz, Florida 33549.


Brightlane Partners LLC served as an advisor and regulatory application specialist to ServisFirst on its move into the Lutz Office.


About Brightlane Partners, LLC

Brightlane Partners is a boutique, family-owned consulting and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA that specializes in working with community banks and financial service businesses to design and achieve strategic objectives. The principles of the company have over 40 years of experience in community bank transactions, including the formation of over 150 banks and advisement on over 100 mergers & acquisitions. It is the successor to T. Stephen Johnson & Associates, which served as one of the Southeast’s premier M&A advisory firms over the past two decades. Visit for more information.



ServisFirst is a full service commercial bank, focused on providing business and personal financial services through competitive products and state-of-the-art technology with a focus on quality service. As of December 31, 2015 the Bank has exceeded $5.1 billion in assets. The Bank offers sophisticated cash management products, internet banking, residential mortgage lending, and remote deposit express service.


ServisFirst Bank was formed in Birmingham in May 2005, opened ServisFirst Bank Huntsville in August 2006, ServisFirst Bank Montgomery in June 2007, ServisFirst Bank Dothan in September 2008, Correspondent Banking Division in March 2011, ServisFirst Bank Pensacola in April 2011, ServisFirst Bank Mobile in July 2012, ServisFirst Bank Nashville in June 2013, ServisFirst Bank South Carolina in January 2015, ServisFirst Bank Atlanta in January 2015, and ServisFirst Bank Tampa Bay Region in January 2016. ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. files periodic reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Copies of its filings may be obtained through the SEC’s website at or


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Brightlane Partners LLC