Frank J. Cianciola, Founder
serves as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Banc3 Holdings, Inc. and Executive Chairman of the Board of Bank3. Mr. Cianciola has an undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis and a Masters of Science degree in Finance from the Fogelman School of Business at the University of Memphis. He is a graduate and certificate holder of the Graduate School of International Banking at the University of Virginia, the Graduate School of Commercial Lending at the University of Oklahoma, and Executive Program at the Wharton School.
He began his financial services career at Union Planters in 1973 and from 1984-1992 he held a variety of executive positions with Commerce Union Bank (C&S Sovran). From 1992-1995, Cianciola served as CFO of The Memphis Group, Inc., a $60 million aerospace company. In 1995, he became CEO of Victory Bank and Trust, followed by his role as Founder, CEO and Chairman of Renasant Bank. Frank served on the publicly held Renasant (RNST) Bank’s Board from 2004 – 2009. Most recently, he served as Chairman and Vice Chairman of Metropolitan Bank. He is a past president of the Economic Club of Memphis and a Member of the Society of Entrepreneurs of Memphis.