KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bryan Harper, a results-driven professional with over eleven years in the financial industry, was recently appointed to Commercial Banking Officer and will office out of Knoxville, Tennessee. Bryan transitions to the Bank from SunTrust Bank where he has worked since 2002 in the areas of Portfolio Specialist and most recently Commercial Relationship Manager, Vice President. In his new role, Bryan will monitor and coordinate existing loans through ongoing review of financial statements as well as develop and manage new business accounts. Bryan will also provide customer and community interfacing as well as cross-sell Bank products to clients and prospects by establishing relationships with corporate level executives.

Bryan received two Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in the areas of Finance and Logistics & Transportation, and completed the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce Insight and SunTrust Corporate Finance classes. His professional and philanthropic affiliations range from such organizations as the Rotary Club of Farragut, United Way of Greater Knoxville and Chattanooga and the Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga, as well as the Knoxville Quarterback Club and Junior Achievement of the Ocoee Region where he served as Treasurer for two consecutive years.

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Capital Bank, N.A. was formed in July 2010 as the banking subsidiary of Capital Bank Financial Corp., a bank holding company incorporated in 2009 with the goal of creating a regional banking franchise in the Southeastern United States. With approximately $7.1 billion in total assets as of March 31, 2012, and more than 1,600 employees, Capital Bank offers a broad range of financial services and operates 164 branches in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. More information on Capital Bank is available at

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