Client Stories

Client Stories

United Propane Gas

United Propane Gas

The Small brothers knew where they wanted to take their company, but couldn't find a bank that understood the business. No one bothered to get to know them, and bureaucracy stood in place of partnership. That changed when they traded the big, national firms for the feel of a hometown bank.


“Jimmy is an aggressive problem solver who works hard to meet needs. I am always confident that if there is a solution, he will find it.”

David Bowers, Jr.

Chattanooga, TN


Church Childcare

When Church Child Care wanted to serve more kids and create more jobs, they turned to Pinnacle for help. Now they finally have a second building – directly across the street from the first – that will allow them to take in more children and give them more places to play with a full gym and recreation spaces.


“[Dennis] answers the phone before three rings and says, ‘Hello, Cindy.’ Can’t get better service than that.”

Cindy Ludlow

Gardner Construction in Mt. Juliet, TN


Mako Medical

Nobody seemed to believe Mako Medical would make it past startup. But a conversation with a Pinnacle financial advisor changed everything. Saving more than $100,000 a month in debt service gave them the rocket fuel they needed to grow, and they soon racked up awards and broke records in their industry.


“[Wendy] cares and takes ownership. I spent over 30 years in banking, and I would hire this person!”

Edward Sulem

Myrtle Beach, SC