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Wilson Bank & Trust names Division Director of Diverse Mortgage Lending

New position to target under-served communities in Middle Tennessee

by PRIDE Newsdesk
Brenda Harper

LEBANON, TENN. – Wilson Bank & Trust (WBT) announced today the promotion of mortgage veteran Brenda Harper to Vice President-Division Director of Diverse Mortgage Lending. Harper will work to expand the bank’s outreach to minority homebuyers and traditionally underserved communities. 

As the Director of Diverse Mortgage Lending, Harper will develop comprehensive programs and products to increase offerings for minority homebuyers and borrowers and focus on building and maintaining relationships with community leaders to promote affordable and sustainable housing.

“Brenda’s ability to connect with our underserved communities and passion to make a difference make her the perfect choice for this position,” said WBT President John McDearman. “Her leadership will allow us to make sure we are serving the needs of entire communities across our footprint.”

Harper first joined WBT in 2016 and has served in several mortgage underwriting roles, including Head Mortgage Underwriter. She brings more than 40 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining WBT, Harper worked as Senior Mortgage Underwriter for Pinnacle Financial Partners. 

Harper graduated from Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She is an active member of the community serving as a member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, Tennessee Affordable Housing Coalition, National Association of Real Estate Brokers and Urban League of Middle Tennessee.

Brenda Harper can be reached at 615-443-6670 or at bharper@wilsonbank.com

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