Jeff Kovach Joins CapitalMark
Chattanooga, Tennessee – May 3, 2013 – CapitalMark Bank & Trust is pleased to announce the addition of Jeffrey R. Kovach as the new Risk Management Group Head. In this role, Kovach oversees CapitalMark’s audit, compliance and risk management functions and serves on the bank’s management committee.
Kovach is a certified public accountant who most recently served as chief financial officer at a bank in Georgia. He is a retired army major having served in a multitude of positions throughout his military career, including assignments at the Pentagon and Fort Bragg, NC. Kovach graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Business and has an MBA in Accounting and Auditing from Augusta College.
Of his transition, Jeff states, “With its unique banking model and ability to execute on that model, CapitalMark has a strong reputation in the markets it serves. In this role, I look forward to being part of the team that builds CapitalMark’s foundation for continued growth.”
CapitalMark’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer R. Craig Holley stated, “Enterprise risk management remains top of mind in the banking industry and continues to be an integral component of CapitalMark’s culture. As we navigate new regulations put in place post financial crisis, Jeff’s expertise and experience make him the ideal candidate for this role.”
About CapitalMark Bank & Trust
CapitalMark Bank & Trust is a full-service commercial bank with four private client offices throughout East Tennessee to include Chattanooga, Cleveland, Knoxville and Oak Ridge. CapitalMark’s Banker Teams serve the needs of privately owned businesses, their owners and managers, as well as professionals, executives and their families. Services offered include mortgage and trust and wealth management. For more information, please visit: capitalmark.com.