Sam F. Grigsby, Jr.
Sam Grigsby is the former Chairman and CEO of Community National Bank, Morristown, Tennessee, a locally based community bank. His educational background includes an associate degree in Science from Walters State Community College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, with a major in Accounting. Sam has been in banking for 30 years. Prior to that, he was active in his family’s agricultural ventures in Tennessee, Florida, and Texas. He is currently a member of Rocking G Ranch, LLC, headquartered in Florida.
Sam has been very active with United Way as a member of the Board of Directors from 1994 to 2001, Past Chairman of Major Firms III Division, member of the Budget and Allocations Committee, Campaign Chair two times, and Board President. He also has served on the Board of Directors of the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce, serving as Vice-Chair under three Chairs. He served as Chairman of the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce in 2012. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System for eight years, and the treasurer. He served on the Finance Committee (Chairman), the Audit Committee (Chairman), the Medical Staff Development Committee, and the Executive Committee.
He currently serves on the board of the Senior Citizens Center, Pregnancy Crisis Center, and United Way of Hamblen County, as well as the Industrial Development Board of the City of Morristown.
Sam is an avid fan of U.T. Football, and Lady Vols Basketball, and enjoys watching reruns of the Andy Griffith Show.
His wife, Leslie, is a retired teacher, having taught for 30 years in the Hamblen County School System.
Sam and Leslie attend Manley Baptist Church. Both Sam and Leslie teach Bible Study Groups on Sunday morning. Sam is a deacon and a member of the building finance committee.