Client Stories

Client Stories

Hexagon Brewing

A brewery can be tricky to get off the ground without the right financial partner. That's why the founder of Hexagon Brewing went with Pinnacle. He chose a financial advisor who knew the business and knew how to get around the roadblocks.


“Keely kept us on track and made sure all our i’s were dotted and t’s were crossed. If it hadn’t been for her, I’m not sure we would have seen it through. She was willing to go to bat for us when other banks wouldn’t.”

Stephen Apking

Hexagon Brewing in Knoxville, TN


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