Brian Heinrichs has been named president and chief banking officer of Tennessee Bank & Trust. He will step into this role on July 1, while Dan Andrews Jr. will continue in his position as chairman and chief executive officer.
For the past five years, Heinrichs served as chief financial officer at INTRUST Bank, a $5 billion family-owned bank based in Wichita, Kansas.
Beyond the finance and accounting functions at INTRUST, he led many other areas of the bank including marketing, IT, operations, risk/compliance and information security.
“On behalf of our board of directors, I am pleased to welcome Brian to Tennessee Bank & Trust,” Andrews said. “One crucial piece of the process to position the bank for continued growth is identifying the right people to lead us forward in the coming years. The last several months have been spent searching for someone with the right expertise and background to add to our team. After a thorough and rigorous process, we feel Brian checks every box. His versatility and range of management experience will be an important asset to our success in the years ahead.”
Prior to his time at INTRUST Bank, Heinrichs served as executive vice president of Bickford Senior Living Group, LLC. He has an extensive and diverse financial background in trading, structuring and mergers and acquisitions.
He also served as vice president at RBC Capital Markets, where he managed a derivative desk specializing in the municipal market. From 2000 to 2003, he was chief investment officer of Kansas Farm Bureau, and from 1996 to 2000, he worked in various positions at Koch Industries. His roles have included management of foreign exchange risk and trading, proprietary derivatives trading, mergers and acquisitions, and financial structuring.
A member of the Wichita State University Foundation board of directors, Heinrichs also serves on the WSU National Advisory Council and the WSU Barton School Advisory Board. He earned a bachelor’s of business administration degree from Wichita State University in 1996.
His time at INTRUST included growth for the institution, which according to the Wichita Business Journal, increased consolidated assets from $4.3 billion to $5.2 billion from 2014 to 2018 and held a 20.5 percent share of the local market last year.