Chattanooga Market President announced the appointment of businessman Matt Hullander and Erlanger President and CEO Kevin Spiegel to First Tennessee’s Advisory Board.
Mr. Hullander is the owner of Hullco, a nationally recognized home improvement company. In addition, he is the owner of Chestnut Holdings and B&M Development, both real estate development companies. He is also an investor and board advisor for Scenic Land Company. In 2015 he started Chattamedia, a local ad agency focused on video production and video marketing. Along with his wife Jenny, he started the Hullco Heritage Foundation to raise funds and support for several local charities.
Hullander serves as the chairman of the Hamilton County Zoning Appeals board and on the board of directors of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Hullander said, “First Tennessee has been a trusted financial partner of ours for many years. They realize the importance of relationships and are equally at ease in promoting them with customers and community alike. I’m looking forward to serving with so many community leaders.”
Mr. Spiegel is the president and CEO of Erlanger Health System, the seventh largest public health system in the United States. He is a board-certified healthcare executive, a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and assistant professor at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He is a past regent for Tennessee with the American College of Healthcare Executives and is currently a member of the Regents Advisory Council. He is on the board of directors of the Tennessee Hospital Association and the Tennessee delegate to the American Hospital Association. He also serves on the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network’s board of directors, the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee, and, America’s Essential Hospitals' board of directors.
“First Tennessee’s Chattanooga Market mirrors the regional reach of Erlanger. Working with other members of the advisory board, I believe we can continue to strengthen the reach and the rich relationships enjoyed by the bank,” said Mr. Spiegel.
Chattanooga Market President Jeff Jackson said, “We are honored to have the knowledge and expertise that Matt Hullander and Kevin Spiegel bring to our advisory board. Both bring unique business perspectives to our board and assist in reflecting the diverse make-up of the communities we serve. Their willingness to provide their leadership to First Tennessee is appreciated by our entire team.”