The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Justin Chavez as a customer service team lead, based in the firm’s Knoxville office.
Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth management, personal investment strategy, corporate retirement plans, estate planning, personal trust and nonprofit investing services.
“Justin brings a great combination of skills in financial planning, customer service and leadership to his position, and he’s experienced in coaching and engaging teams,” said Daniel Carter, president of The Trust Company of Tennessee. “We’re glad to have him join our team.”
Chavez earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee. He previously served as project controls cost engineer at Bechtel, and before that in a customer service leadership position in the mortgage and finance industry.
A native of San Jose, California, Chavez has been a longtime resident of the Karns community, where he lives with wife Blair and their three cats, Lily, Snow and Willow, and dog, Maya. In his free time, he enjoys spoiling his niece and nephews and is a sports fanatic, cheering on the Vols, San Francisco 49ers and Sacramento Kings.