Hays takes new role with First Horizon


First Horizon Bank announced it has appointed Greg Hays as senior vice president-mortgage market manager. 

Hays has more than 26 years of experience in the banking and mortgage lending industries. In his new role with First Horizon, he will be responsible for managing residential mortgage banking for East and Middle Tennessee.

“Greg is an exceptional leader with a proven track record to grow our mortgage lending business,” said Dave Miller, president of First Horizon Bank, East Tennessee Region.. “He has a keen understanding of the East and Middle Tennessee markets and delivers superior results and service to clients. We are thrilled he is part of the First Horizon family.”

Hays praised First Horizon’s commitment to East Tennessee.

“I’ve long admired First Horizon’s commitment to serving the people and communities in Tennessee,” said Hays. “We have an incredibly talented team of mortgage professionals and I look forward to growing our presence from East to Middle Tennessee as well as the rest of our great state.”

In addition to his banking experience, Hays has a long history of involvement with state and local mortgage professional organizations, including the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, the Homebuilders Association of Middle Tennessee and the Tennessee Housing Development Agency. 

He also currently serves as president of the Nashville Mortgage Bankers Association.

Hays earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from Arkansas State University.