Steve Groom has joined Franklin Financial Network as the company’s general counsel and executive vice president.
The general counsel role is new to the company, according to a release.
Prior to joining Franklin Financial, the parent company of Franklin Synergy Bank, Groom worked as an attorney at Nashville-based law firm Neal & Harwell. He has more than 40 years of experience as an attorney.
Previously, Groom served in executive and general counsel roles for Nashville-area entities such as law firm Butler Snow, prison management company CoreCivic and SunTrust Bank.
Groom holds a bachelor’s degree from Lipscomb University and a J.D. degree from the University of Memphis School of Law. He has also attended executive education programs at Harvard University, the Wharton School and the Kellogg School of Management