CapStar Rewards Checking

This account gives you the freedom to use any ATM you want with no CapStar fees and earn 2.01% APY on balances up to $10,000.00.*

How to qualify for bonus level interest:

  • Have 10 debit card transactions post and clear in a statement cycle (ATM and pending transactions do not count)
  • Have at least one automatic Direct Deposit or one Mobile Banking Deposit or one PassPort Deposit (using Internet banking) per statement cycle
  • Receive your monthly statement electronically

The lowdown:

    • Visa® Debit Card
    • Unlimited ATM withdrawals nationwide with no fees or ATM surcharges
    • First order of checks free
    • Passport internet banking with bill pay
    • Bank-to-bank transfers free up to $10,000. Transfers to accounts within CapStar free up to $25,000.
    • $100.00 minimum opening balance
    • Maintain a daily balance of $500.00 to avoid a $5.00 maintenance fee
*Annual Percentage Yield, accurate as of 7-1-15. Fees may reduce earnings. Balances over $10,000 will earn an APY of 0.10%. If the three requirements are not met within a statement cycle, the account will earn an overall APY of 0.10%. Rates may change after account is opened. Available to consumer accounts only. Limit one account per primary account owner.

Access Checking

Take advantage of online banking and statements. Five free checks per statement cycle and no monthly fees. More than five? Only 50 cents per check.

Success Checking

Customers age 50 and older can enjoy benefits like interest and complimentary checks for no monthly fee.

Call one of our Personal Checking Accounts below to get started.

Beth Alexander
Banker, Private Banking
Meet Beth Alexander

Beth provides personalized service to CapStar clients who need a little extra attention and discretion. She enjoys making banking easier, more efficient and more fun for her clients. She’s a cheerleader for her clients inside and outside the bank.

When she’s not taking care of CapStar customers, she’s serving the Nashville community. A member of the YWCA’s Academy for Women of Achievement and graduate of Leadership Nashville, she’s a past board chair for the Nashville Public Library Foundation, Family and Children’s Service, the Junior League of Nashville and has chaired fundraisers for Friends of Warner Parks, The Land Trust for Tennessee, Nashville Repertory Theater and others.

She continues to provide communications and interpersonal training sessions for nonprofits and is a mentor to those navigating career choices through programs at the Entrepreneur Center and the Nashville Business Journal. Beth takes pride in the vibrant philanthropic culture that makes Nashville’s arts, music and social service sectors thrive.

Steve Gebhardt
Banker, Private Banking
Meet Steve Gebhardt

Steve prides himself on persistence. He knows it’s a key characteristic for success, and his clients’ experiences show it.

As a member of CapStar’s private banking team, Steve takes the time to know each person and business he works with, resulting in strong relationships that produce lasting results. He enjoys helping physicians and other very busy professionals manage their financial matters in creative ways that allow them to focus on patients.

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Steve appreciates the mix of urban and country in Nashville and loves to explore Tennessee’s Civil War history. Steve loves spoiling his golden retriever, Mattie. He’s also a big fan of grilled salmon and occasionally enjoys splurging on sea bass.

Kelly Hayes
Manager, Green Hills Financial Center, Private Banking
Meet Kelly Hayes

Kelly is a straight shooter. She’s honest and direct with her clients, creating straightforward solutions without wasting time. Kelly provides a customized banking experience for her clients through undivided attention and dedication. She means business, and that’s not just a banking joke.

Despite the no-nonsense demeanor, Kelly’s twinkle reveals a resilient sense of humor. She also serves on the board of the nonprofit RenewED and helps find housing for the homeless in Nashville by serving on the Selection Committee for the State of Tennessee’s Habitat for Humanity. Originally from Northern Indiana, she’s a Purdue graduate with a B.A. in Public Communication who spent 11 years in various roles with State Farm Insurance.

She spends free time experimenting in the kitchen and horseback riding in all kinds of weather.

George Mabry
Banker, Private Banking
Meet George Mabry

George helps people find strategic solutions to meet and exceed their financial goals. He strives to help clients in a meaningful and timely way, while managing their daily banking needs carefully and strategically.

Born and raised in Nashville, George believes there is no better place to live. From the Boulevard Bolt to the Nashville Symphony to Percy Warner Park, George celebrates the city’s small-town feel with world-class offerings. He serves on the boards of St. Luke’s Community House, the Boulevard Bolt and the Coastal Conservation Association and is a past board member of Harding Academy, St. George’s Vestry and First Steps.

When he’s not serving our clients and community, he’s duck hunting, fishing, golfing or snow skiing—and planning for the next Boulevard Bolt that starts at his church, St. George’s Episcopal, every year on Thanksgiving Day.

Buffy Bundshuh
Manager, Downtown
Meet Buffy Bundshuh

You’ll see Buffy Bundshuh just about everywhere at CapStar. That’s because she’s the Senior Financial Center Manager for the Downtown branch. She also has a community leadership presence in at least three middle Tennessee counties, helping raise funds for the survivors of the tornadoes in Fayetteville, Tenn. and Moore, Okla., serving as treasurer of Barfield Elementary, serving on the board of the Komen of Greater Nashville and as past board chair of the Patricia Hart Society and current member of the Allocations Committee, both major initiatives of United Way of Williamson County. Internally, she chairs the CapStar Cares Committee.

Maybe that’s because Buffy doesn’t see boundaries; she sees connectivity. With more than twenty years of banking experience, she’s a creative problem-solver, partnering with customers to help them grow and reach their financial goals. Buffy has a Bachelor’s and a Masters’ degree from the University of Phoenix and is pursuing her Doctorate of Business Administration in Finance.

Originally from New York State, she and her family love Nashville because it feels like home, no matter where you’re from. &ldqup;People are so friendly here,” she says, “and my daughters are being raised in a community that cares.”

Just like Buffy does.

Laura Dye
Manager, Hendersonville
Meet Laura Dye

Laura Dye, manager of CapStar’s Hendersonville Financial Center, is irrepressible. She’s been in retail banking her entire adult life because she loves getting to know people and helping them with tricky banking issues. Spend five minutes with her and you’ll understand why customers stick with Laura—she takes a personal interest, is attentive to their needs and what’s going on in their lives.

She is deeply involved in the Hendersonville community, supporting her children’s schools for many years, serving as a committee chair for Sumner County United Way’s Sumner Soiree and serving on the Education Committee of the Hendersonville Chamber. She says Hendersonville has the benefits of a smaller community where close relationships are fostered, with Nashville’s diversions are right down the road.

These days she is the Number One fan for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, since her sons play football there. When she’s not cheering them on, you’ll find her gardening or checking shutter speeds on her Nikon. While, no doubt, taking care of customers.

Jason Kotler
Manager, Gallatin
Meet Jason Kotler

Jason manages CapStar’s Gallatin Financial Center—we call it CapStar North HQ. He and the Gallatin team can do just about anything, from retail and small business lending to handling discrete matters for private clients. Jason’s natural curiosity makes him a great listener—he is able to stop and focus to hear the story behind the customer. And his openness makes him fun to talk to. He’s a clear communicator who delivers what he promises.

A middle Tennessee native, he’s a descendant of General Frances Nash and the great nephew of Mayor Beverly Briley, the first mayor to preside over a unified Metro government. Jason says this is a wonderful place today because of the people who live here, and he enjoys helping them—and their businesses--thrive.

Jason spends any free time with family, a word he interprets as extending to his neighbors, church and community. Give him a call if you need help with a volunteer project or building a fence.

Or if you need a loan.

Kathryn Sloan
Manager, Brentwood
Meet Kathryn Sloan

Brentwood Financial Center Manager Kathryn Sloan joined CapStar in 2008 when it was still in organization. She had spent 25 years at SunTrust and its predecessor Third National Bank as a market manager, area manager, private banker and client advisor.

Kathryn is active in the Brentwood community, serving on the board of the Rotary Club of Brentwood, as a trustee for the Brentwood Rotary Club Charitable Foundation and Treasurer of the annual fundraiser Run for Rotary; she’s also a member of the Brentwood United Methodist Church. She follows the Predators and the Titans—and loves watching her sons play rugby, soccer and basketball. And Kathryn enjoys performing arts of all kinds just about anywhere.

Kathryn is a born banker, focusing on delivering exceptional customer service and welcoming customers and visitors alike to the Brentwood office. Her motto? Under promise, over deliver.