Outside shot of a Bank of Bartlett location. There is a blue tiger sculpture in the foreground.


Meet the Directors

photo of Bobby Byrd
Robert C. Byrd is a founder and Chairman of the Board of Bank of Bartlett and Bartlett Mortgage and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. A graduate of the University of Memphis, Mr. Byrd holds both a BBA and MS degree in Marketing.

photo of Dan Byrd
Dan R. Byrd is also a founder of Bank of Bartlett and Bartlett Mortgage and holds the positions of Vice Chairman, Secretary, and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Byrd is a graduate of Memphis State University. From 1982 to 1996, Mr. Byrd served District 99 as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives. During his tenure as a representative, Mr. Byrd chaired and served on numerous committees and passed into law many of the most important pieces of legislation enacted during this period.

photo headshot of Harold Byrd
Harold W. Byrd is a founder, Vice Chairman, and President for the Bank of Bartlett. A graduate of University of Memphis, Mr. Byrd received BBA and MS degrees in Marketing. From 1976 to 1982, Mr. Byrd served District 99 as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for three terms. Mr. Byrd serves as a member of several civic organizations throughout Memphis. Harold's enthusiastic support for the University of Memphis has been recognized with the Distinguished University of Memphis Alumni Award and the Silver M Athletic Award.

photo headshot of Justin ByrdJustin Byrd began his career with Bank of Bartlett in 2009. As Controller and then promoted to Chief Financial Officer and 1st Senior Vice President, his primary areas of focus include fixed income portfolio management, asset-liability management, and financial reporting. Mr. Byrd earned a Bachelors in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi, a Masters in Science of Accountancy from University of Memphis, and a Certified Public Accountant designation (inactive).

photo of Pat Lawler
When Pat Lawler came to Youth Villages in 1980, it was a struggling program. Since then, Mr. Lawler has grown the organization into a vast network of services that spans 24 states serving 32,344 children and families in FY21. Under Mr. Lawler's leadership, Youth Villages has been cited as a national model by the American Youth Policy Forum and the National Coalition for Juvenile Justice. Personally, Mr. Lawler is one of only three leaders from the non-profit sector to be named to the prestigious Society of Entrepreneurs. Mr. Lawler is the also recipient of the Jefferson Award, the Thomas W. Briggs Community Service Award, the United Way Pinnacle Leadership Award, and the Bridges Salute to Youth Award, among others. Mr. Lawler holds a Master's Degree from the University of Memphis.