A 25-year banking veteran, Longley previously worked for both regional and community banks, including 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, earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from University of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 1987 and a master’s degree from UTC in 1999. Longley is a graduate of the Tennessee School of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
Longley is an active member and past president of the Ringgold Rotary Club and is also a member of First Baptist Church of Lakeview in Rossville, where he has served on the finance committee for more than five years.
He lives in Rock Spring with his wife, Paula, and two sons, Hunter and Hayden.