B. Scot Lenoir

Founder and chief executive officer of Evolve Bancorp, formed in 2004 as the Memphis-based holding company for Evolve Bank and Trust, where Mr. Lenoir also serves as chairman. With more than 20 years as a banking-services executive, Mr. Lenoir has led Evolve Financial Group through unprecedented growth.

Through his leadership, the company has grown to 350 employees, five full-service bank branches in Arkansas and Tennessee, 30 mortgage loan production offices, a nationwide trust services platform and a national SBA loan platform. Formerly, Mr. Lenoir was an officer and director for a state-chartered trust company that was acquired by National Commerce Financial Corporation in 2000. Mr. Lenoir is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. He also completed the Rhodes College Executive Management Program.