Tennessee-based FirstBank announced the appointment of Aimee Hamilton as chief risk officer.

Hamilton will also serve in this position at the bank’s parent company, FB Financial Corp.

In this role, Hamilton will be responsible for FirstBank’s enterprise risk management activities and will oversee a team responsible for compliance, physical security, information security, credit review, and portfolio analysis. She will join FirstBank’s executive leadership team.

Previously, Hamilton served as chief risk officer and executive vice president at Cadence Bank in Houston, where she was responsible for guiding strategy and developing risk management functions throughout the bank’s growth. She has more than 30 years of experience in financial risk management.