Our Team

Warren NunnWarren Nunn - President and CEO Warren has spent his life in banking starting his career at Union Planters National Bank in Memphis before returning to Halls in 1972.  He has been on the Bank of Halls Board of Directors since 1978. He has served on boards and various committees of The University of Memphis, Dyersburg State Community College, Union University and the Baptist Hospital System. He was previously elected to the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Memphis where he served a three year term. He has overseen the tremendous growth of the organization during his time with the bank. Warren is also co-owner of Tennessee Tractor, which owns 10 John Deere dealerships and employs 350 people in 10 counties in West Tennessee. Warren is a graduate of the University of Memphis. He and his wife Eleanor live in Halls and have two sons and 6 grandchildren.

Donald HogueDonald Hogue - Secretary Donald is currently Vice-President of the Bank of Halls. He also serves on the boards of the Bank of Halls, Bank of Crockett, Gates Banking and Trust Company and Security Bank. Donald started with the Bank of Halls in 1962 and worked at the bank for 5 years before leaving to become a head bank examiner for the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions in 1968. He worked in that capacity for nine years before returning to the bank in 1977. Donald attended Union University. He and his wife Patty live in Halls and have two children and 6 grandchildren.

Nick NunnNick Nunn - Chief Investment Officer Nick started his career in 1993 in the Fixed Income Division of Morgan Keegan in Memphis. He was a Senior Vice President working as a broker before leaving to join Security Bancorp in 2005. He serves on the Board of Directors for all six banks associated with Security Bancorp.  Nick manages the investment portfolio and funds management duties for all six banks in the organization. He has also been Treasurer of United Telephone Company based in Chapel Hill, Tennessee.  Nick also serves as a Board Member of Advance Memphis. Nick is a graduate of Auburn University. He and his wife Kara live in Memphis and have 3 children and are members of Second Presbyterian Church.

Chris NunnChris Nunn - Chief Financial OfficerChris joined the organization in 2002 after auditing financial institutions for KPMG in Memphis.  He is the Chief Financial Officer for Security Bancorp where he is responsible for financial analysis and reporting for the holding company and its subsidiary banks.  He serves on the Board of Directors for all of our affiliated banks.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America.  Chris is a graduate of Rhodes College where he is an adjunct professor in the Department of Commerce and Business.  He and his wife Kim live in Memphis and have 3 children.

David HayesDavid Hayes - Chief Technology Officer David joined the company in 1991 after spending 25 years with Union Planters National Bank in Memphis. He is very active in all aspects of the community in Dyersburg and nationwide with the Independent Community Bankers Association. He served as Chairman of the ICBA for 2005- 2006. He has been a valuable resource in making Community Banks concerns heard nationwide. He is responsible for the operations and technology planning for the Holding Company in addition to serving as President of Security Bank. David also serves on the boards of Security Bank, Gates Banking and Trust Company, The Bank of Jackson and Patriot Bank. David attended the University of Memphis and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He and his wife Sara live in Dyersburg and have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.

Jennifer NunleyJennifer Nunley-Chief Operations OfficerJennifer, Executive Vice President of Security Bank and head cashier, joined the Board of Directors in January of 2011. She has held numerous positions in her 25 years at Security Bank. She was previously Senior Vice President of Operations and Cashier of Security Bank from 2007-2009, after serving as Vice President of Operations from 2001 - 2007. Prior to 2001, she served as Operations Officer of Cash Management for a number of years. Jennifer also serves as Operations Support Manager of Bank of Halls, Halls, Tennessee; Bank of Crockett, Bells, Tennessee; Gates Bank and Trust, Gates, Tennessee; The Bank of Jackson, Jackson, Tennessee; and Patriot Bank, Millington, Tennessee. Her education background includes Dyersburg State Community College, Union University, and Barret School of Banking. Active in community affairs, she is currently the Security Bank Christmas Angel Coordinator. Jennifer has served on the United Way – Dyer County Funds Allocation Committee, Security Bank’s Relay for Life, Chimes for Charity, and attends, First Baptist Church, Dyersburg, TN. She is married to Steve who works for Dyersburg City Schools. They have one son, JT.

James SmithJames Smith - Senior Vice President Regulatory Reporting James joined Security Bancorp in 2006. James assist primarily with regulatory and board reporting and loan monitoring for the holding company and its subsidiary banks. He was the President of The Bank of Friendship from 1999 to 2002. He left to become President of Citizens City and County Bank in Trenton, Tennessee working there until leaving to join Security Bancorp. James is the President of the Bank of Halls and Gates Banking and Trust Company and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Bank of Halls and Gates Banking and Trust Company. James is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Martin. He and his wife Cindy live in Friendship and have 1 daughter. 

Additional Team:

Elliott Martin-Senior Credit Officer
Elliott joined Security Bancorp of Tennessee in 2021. Elliott assists with regulatory compliance, board reporting, and asset quality management for the holding company and its subsidiary banks. He was a Loan Officer for Gates Banking and Trust Co from 2010 to 2020. Elliott is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Martin and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. He and his wife Kelly are Commissioned Officers in the Tennessee Army National Guard and live in Halls, TN.

John Young-Senior Asset Liability Manager