Published 10:23 am Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Name: Brian Beale

Name of business: BB&T

Position: Senior teller

Location: 201 N. College Drive, Franklin

Phone number: 562-5185

Operating hours: Monday-Tuesday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., drive-thru 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.–6 p.m., drive-thru 8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-noon

Nature of business:  Bank

Year founded: 1872

Number of employees: Eleven at local branch

How’s business: We’re still here, still lending

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We have a community outreach called lighthouse project

Something you offer customers you won’t find elsewhere: The small town feel for a big time name

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Work hard, your attitude determines your latitude

Your first job: Cashier at Rite Aid

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My dad, Jimmy Beale

The key to a successful business is: Hard work and having me as part of the business.