Thomas Ashford Broughton III
Chairman, President & CEO
Tom Broughton received a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from The University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Tom has spent his entire banking career based in the Birmingham area. In 1985 he founded the de novo First Commercial Bank and was named President. When First Commercial Bank was bought by Synovus in 1992, he continued as President and was named Chief Executive Officer of First Commercial Bank. While with Synovus, he also served as Regional Chief Executive Officer responsible for Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and parts of Georgia. He continued his work in this position until his retirement from Synovus in August 2004. In 2005, Tom founded ServisFirst Bank raising $35 million in capital, which at that time, was the largest bank start up amount raised in the State of Alabama. Today he serves as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. He also founded and organized the formation of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc., the bank holding company that holds ServisFirst Bank as its subsidiary. Tom led the ServisFirst Bancshares’ Initial Public Offering in May 2014. ServisFirst Bank has offices across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. In 2009, American Banker named Tom “Community Banker of the Year.”
William M. Foshee
Executive VP, Treasurer, Secretary & CFO
William Foshee has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. since 2007 and as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of ServisFirst Bank since 2005. Mr. Foshee served as the Chief Financial Officer of Heritage Financial Holding Corporation from 2002 until it was acquired in 2005. Mr. Foshee received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Auburn University and is a C.P.A.
Executive VP & COO
Rodney Rushing has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. and ServisFirst Bank since 2021. Mr. Rushing served as Executive Vice President, Correspondent Banking of the Bank since 2010, when he joined the Bank and started the Correspondent Banking Division in 2011. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Rushing managed correspondent, investment division, and audit divisions and was previously an Executive Vice President at Compass Bank (now BBVA) during his 38-year banking career. Mr. Rushing received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Auburn University in 1982.