Location: Dyersburg, Tenn.
Assets: $1.3 billion
Employees: 284
Chairman and CEO: Jeff Agee

Fitness/wellness program: The "Biggest Loser" 10-week weight loss campaign awards teams and individuals for the most pounds and largest percentage of pounds lost. During the 2016 campaign, 189 employees lost 876 pounds and received prizes ranging from $600 to $1,000.

Career development/training program: Junior lender and branch manager training programs include rotations in key areas, such as credit analysis, collections, operations, retail sales, and human resources.

Community service initiative: During the annual county fair, First Citizens hosts a "Kids at Heart Day," reserving the entire fairgrounds for a group of senior citizens. Guests are able to go on the rides, tour the exhibit buildings and play bingo.

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