First Citizens Market Leader Jeff Carter Joins Pinnacle

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Jeff Carter
Jeff Carter

Jeff Carter has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a senior vice president and financial advisor. He is based at Pinnacle’s Broad Street office in Chattanooga.

“Jeff has a deep well of experience and roots in the Chattanooga business community,” said Kenny Dyer, Pinnacle’s Chattanooga president. “He has a strong track record of delivering the distinctive service and effective advice to his clients, so he is a natural fit for our team at Pinnacle. We continue to be the bank of choice for the top professionals in our market, and I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish together.”

Mr. Carter brings 15 years of financial services experience to his role. Before joining Pinnacle he spent eight years with First Citizens Bank, where he was a senior vice president and Chattanooga market executive. Previously he worked with Regions Bank, where he served as a business banker.

Mr. Carter earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Memphis.

He is a member and sponsor of the Chattanooga Area Dental Society. Carter is also a past board member of March of Dimes of Chattanooga.

Pinnacle Financial Partners provides a full range of banking, investment, trust, mortgage and insurance products and services designed for businesses and their owners and individuals interested in a comprehensive relationship with their financial institution. The firm earned a place onFORTUNE’s 2017 and 2018 lists of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S., and American Banker recognized Pinnacle as the sixth-best bank to work for in 2017.

Pinnacle began serving Chattanooga in 2015 when it acquired CapitalMark Bank & Trust, a community institution with an excellent record of service and growth. Pinnacle continues that tradition: the firm is the fourth-largest bank in Chattanooga in terms of deposits and is also one of the fastest growing.

The firm began operations in a single location in downtown Nashville, in October, 2000 and has since grown to approximately $22.9 billion in assets as of March 31. As the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, Pinnacle operates in 11 primarily urban markets in Tennessee, the Carolinas and Virginia.

 

Additional information concerning Pinnacle, which is included in the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index, can be accessed at www.pnfp.com.



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