Jonathan Simpson

Jonathan Simpson

Jonathan grew up near Nashville, Tennessee and has a degree in political science from Xavier University.

He has 7 years of experience in business banking and commercial lending. Before starting Southern & Pacific, he worked for Fifth Third Bank as a business banking advisor and then at US Bank as a business banking officer.

He prides himself on finding creative ways to secure capital for business owners.

He currently resides in Nashville and is proud to serve Middle Tennessee business owners.

Favorite quote: “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.”

Maria Antonia Simpson

Maria Antonia Simpson

Maria was born and raised in Cali, Colombia. She went to Javeriana University in Cali and has a degree in international business and has a MBA from Middle Tennessee State University.

Maria‘s professional background is in corporate marketing, promotion, and event coordination. She serves as S&P’s chief marketing officer. She is fluent in English, Spanish and proficient in French.

Maria prides herself on creativity and gaining new experiences. She has knack for helping people think outside the box.

Favorite quote: "Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand." - Albert Einstein

Alex  Simpson

Alex Simpson

Alex grew up near Nashville, Tennessee and moved to Saint Petersburg, Florida to attend Eckerd College in 2009 where he graduated with honors.

Upon graduation, he moved to Oahu, Hawaii in 2012 to serve in the Army National Guard as a helicopter pilot. Alongside his military career, he worked many years for one of Hawaii’s fastest-growing small businesses. He joined Southern & Pacific Lending with a strong skill set that enables him to listen to clients, understand their needs, and help them grow their businesses.

Alex appreciates the importance of long-lasting relationships, and he dedicates himself to helping others achieve their goals.

Favorite quote: “The journey starts with a single step—not with thinking about taking a step.”

David Donaldson

David Donaldson

David was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Vocational Tech receiving a degree in Computer Programing.

David served in the Army National Guard for 14 years achieving the rank of Master Sargent. Later, he was a licensed Real Estate Broker for 35 years in the Nashville Area. He also started Tennessee’s first geothermal new home development. David prides himself on always thinking outside the box in any venture and loves helping others achieve their goals.

He currently resides in Old Hickory, Tennessee with his wife of 48 years and serves as the Senior Business Development Officer of the Nashville office.

Favorite quote: "Think positive and never say never, anything is possible if you try hard enough."

Chris Trouy

Chris Trouy

Chris grew up just outside of Nashville, TN in a small business owner family who appreciated and valued the free enterprise system. Chris moved to Johnson City, TN in 2009 where he obtained his undergrad degree from East Tennessee State University.
Following graduation, Chris immediately started in the banking industry in 2011 and moved to Knoxville, TN shortly thereafter where he resides today. He has nearly 10 years of retail banking and finance experience within the sales and management arena.
Chris prides himself on leading by example, serving others best interests, and greatest strength is in developing meaningful, long-term relationships in and out of the lending realm.

Favorite quote: "If you think what you did yesterday was great, then you haven’t done much today." - Lou Holtz