About BPC Corporation

Mission Statement

The mission of Bank of Putnam County is to provide and promote quality financial services to the citizens of the Upper Cumberland in a professional manner. We seek to inspire confidence and trust among our clients, our associates, and our stockholders while maintaining a fair profit. We will endeavor to be a good corporate citizen and be supportive of community activities.

History

The Bank of Monterey opened on October 2, 1901. At the close of business that first day, the Bank showed deposits totaling $2,284.94. In November of the same year, the Bank made its first loan in the amount of $9.50. The Bank has come a long way since that day...


1976 The organization began its expansion by opening an office in Cookeville and changing its name from the Bank of Monterey to the Bank of Putnam County.
1977 BPC purchased the Bank of Cookeville, as well as installing its first ATM machine in the Cookeville Mall.
1977 BPC began offering mortgage services to the people of the Upper Cumberland through our mortgage division known as BPC Mortgage Services.
1980 BPC Corporation was formed as a bank holding company.
1986 Cumberland County Bank was acquired and joined the BPC Corporation family.
1987 BPC expanded its financial services by purchasing Cumberland Mountains Insurance Agency, which is now known as BPC Insurance Services.
1988 We became one of the first banks in Tennessee to offer in-bank brokerage services by partnering with INVEST Financial Corporation.
1989 Bank of White County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) was opened in Sparta.
2000 Bank of Overton County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) was opened in Livingston.
2014 Bank of Putnam County opened a new branch in Monterey, TN on Stratton Ave.
2015 Bank of Fentress County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) was opened in Jamestown.
2016 Cumberland County Bank became an office of Bank of Putnam County.
2016 Bank of Fentress County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) was opened in Clarkrange.

Today BPC Corporation is a financial services company that currently operates 14 full service branches and 2 financial service centers located in Putnam, Cumberland, White, Fentress, and Overton counties.