First National Bank of Middle Tennessee has announced Bobby Kirby has joined its Board of Directors.
Board chair Levoy Knowles said, “I am proud and excited to announce Mr. Bobby Kirby is our latest addition to the First National Bank of Middle Tennessee Board of Directors. Mr. Kirby is well respected in the markets our bank serves and operates in. He is a professional real estate developer and his knowledge, experience and insight is welcomed on our board.”
Kirby says he is honored by his appointment.
“As a lifelong customer of First National Bank, I’m excited to have the opportunity to serve on the board, as well as be a part of their continued growth and success throughout Middle Tennessee,” he said.
A native of McMinnville, Kirby has been involved in several real estate ventures in the Middle Tennessee market with projects consisting of land development, retail center construction and leasing, mixed-use project development, and multi-family development.
Kirby has been a partner of the real estate firm Kirby Real Estate since 1988, which has its principal office in McMinnville. In addition, he is also a partner in Hoover & Son Insurance which operates out of McMinnville.
Kirby, a graduate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is married to Rachel Kirby, a local attorney and lifetime McMinnville resident. They have three children, Lake, Rayah and Isabel.
Mr. Kirby has been very involved in other activities as an active board member of Warren County Home Deliveries (a Meals on Wheels program). He served as a McMinnville alderman from 2002 to 2010, served as board member for McMinnville Electric System and has previously served as a mission council member for Saint Matthews Episcopal Church.
Kirby enjoys the outdoors and exercising. One of his most notable achievements is completing the Ironman Chattanooga in 2015, a 144.6-mile triathlon.