First Mercantile Names EB Product Manager

July 30, 2002 ( - First Mercantile Trust Company has named Brian Laskaris as product manager for its employee benefit programs.

Laskaris will direct enhancement and quality assurance efforts for the Memphis, Tennessee-based firm’s employee benefit programs, including 401(k) plans across all distribution channels.

Laskaris joined First Mercantile in 1999 as a conversion coordinator. He previously had responsibility for all new accounts in the West, Northwest, and Mid-South regions for the bank.

Prior to joining First Mercantile, Laskaris was a financial service representative with National Bank of Commerce in Knoxville. He graduated with a B.S. degree in finance from the University of Tennessee.