Maguire Joins Community First Bank & Trust Board of Directors


Columbia, TN – Martin Maguire, a local businessman, has joined the Board of Directors for Community First Bank and Trust announced bank officials.


Maguire is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  He is a licensed CPA and co-owner of a local accounting firm.  He has over 19 years experience in both public accounting and industry.  He has worked in both regional and national accounting firms.  In addition, he has served as CFO of a mid-sized general contractor.  He has also co-authored 2 articles which were published in the Journal of Construction Accounting and Taxation.  He specializes in serving companies in both audit and tax services, including assisting in the development of internal control and accounting systems for monthly and annual reporting.


“We are very pleased to have a business and community leader of Martin’s stature join our Board,” said Dr. Eslick Daniel, Chairman of the Board Directors.  “In particular, his considerable experience and insight complements the substantial core of wisdom that currently resides in our Board.  He will serve our shareholders well in his capacity as a Director.”


Other Board Directors include: Dr. Eslick Daniel, Chairman of the Board, Louis Holloway, President and CEO, Bernard Childress, Vasant Hari, Randy Maxwell, Allen Pressnell, Jr., Dinah Vire, Stephen Walker and Roger Witherow.


Maguire is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  He has served in leadership positions for several non-profit organizations throughout his professional career and as treasurer for his church. Martin and his wife of 21 years, Andrea, reside in Franklin with their three children, Mac, Andrew and Madeline.


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