Keith Longley Joins Cornerstone Community Bank

Thursday, July 12, 2012
Keith Longley has joined Cornerstone Community Bank
Keith Longley has joined Cornerstone Community Bank

Cornerstone Community Bank has appointed Keith Longley as a vice president and commercial relationship ,anager.  A 25-year banking veteran, Mr. Longley previously worked for both regional and community banks, and was most recently employed by Gateway Bank in Ringgold for the past 12 years.

A life-long resident of Chattanooga, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baylor school in 1983 and from UTC with a BS in Finance in 1987.  He also earned an MBA from UTC in 1999.  Mr. Longley is a graduate of the both the Tennessee School of Banking as well as the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. 

Mr. Longley’s civic involvement includes being an active member and past president of the Ringgold Rotary Club.  He is also a member of Lakeview First Baptist Church in Rossville and has served on the finance committee there for more than five years.  

He currently resides in Rock Spring with his wife, Paula, and two sons, Hunter and Hayden.  In his limited free time, he enjoys outdoor activities including golf, hunting and motorcycling.


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