Community First Bank & Trust Promotes Greer and Barksdale


Columbia, TN -   Louis Holloway, President and CEO of Community First Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the following bank officer promotions.

“Barbara Greer and Carma Barksdale have been significant contributors to the growth and success of Community First Bank & Trust Team,” commented Holloway.  “We are delighted to recognize them through these well-deserved promotions.”


Barbara Greer has been promoted to Assistant Vice President.  Barbara, Human Resources Manager/Officer, joined former First National Bank of Centerville, in 1979 and worked in many areas of the bank, including Credit File, Collections, Audit, Compliance, and was named Human Resources Director in 1985.  Community First Bank acquired First National Bank in 2007 and Barbara was named Human Resources Assistant.  In 2008, Community First she was promoted to Human Resources Manager/Officer.


Barbara is a graduate of the Tennessee Bankers Association Southeastern School of Banking and Georgia Bankers Southern Operations and Technology School.  She also attended Columbia State Community College.  Barbara, originally of Scotts Hill, TN, resides in Centerville with her husband, Garry, and daughter, Amanda.


Carma Barksdale has been promoted to Assistant Vice President. Carma, Branch Manager of the Thompson’s Station office, joined Community First Bank in 2011. Before joining Community First, Barksdale worked in the banking industry for over 20 years. She worked the past fifteen years with Bank of America, including seven years as Assistant Branch Manager at the Lewisburg office.


Carma attended the American Institute of Banking in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Calhoun Community College. She is active in the Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce, Spring Hill High School Diamond Club and Raider Back Clubs and volunteers in several other community organizations.


Community First Bank & Trust, based in Columbia, TN, was founded in 1999 by a group of Maury County business leaders who wanted to provide a superior banking experience to the communities they serve. CFB&T is a commercial bank operating eight offices in Maury, Hickman and Williamson Counties. The bank provides a comprehensive line of banking services to consumers and businesses in the Middle Tennessee area. Additional information is available at