Harry L. Allen
Co-Founder & Chief Relationship Officer
Harry is the Co-founder, Executive Vice President and Chief Relationship Officer of Studio Bank. Studio Bank launched in July 2018 to become the first new, “de novo”, locally-headquartered bank in Nashville since 2008. Studio Bank is one of Nashville’s fastest growing companies, employing over 50 and with total assets of over $400 million. As co-founder, Mr. Allen was integral in the formation of the bank including recruiting members of the team, board of directors, completing the necessary regulatory applications and helping raise over $60 million in start-up capital. He serves as the Bank’s lead business development officer, key point of contact for stakeholders and strategic partners, such as the bank’s Founders’ Advisory Board, and manages the Bank’s involvement and investment in community efforts.
A native of Nashville, Mr. Allen is active in the Nashville Community serving on the board of directors for the Center for Nonprofit Management and is a Trustee of Belmont University. He is also the Immediate Past-President of the Rotary Club of Nashville, the world’s third-largest Rotary Club, and a graduate of the 2019 Leadership Nashville Class. He has been listed by the Nashville Business Journal as a 2014 Nashville Top 40 Under 40 honoree, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Power Leader in Finance, and 2019 & 2020 Nashville Power 100. In 2019 and 2020, he was featured as a Top 100 Entrepreneur by Belmont University.