Ever Owens Joins Pinnacle Financial Partners as Its First Trust Advisor in the Triangle

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Ever Owens Joins Pinnacle Financial Partners as Its First Trust Advisor in the Triangle

November 08, 2018

Ever OwensLocal finance leader Ever Owens has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a trust services advisor, the firm’s first in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill market. Owens is based at Pinnacle’s main office in the area on Glenwood Avenue.

“Ever is an incredible talent in her field, and we are very fortunate to have her on board,” said Erich Hamm, Pinnacle’s trust and investment services manager for the Carolinas and Virginia. “We’ve provided trust and investment services in the Triangle for some time, with support from our people in the Triad. Having Ever on the ground in Raleigh, particularly with her extensive experience, enhances our ability to provide distinctive service and effective advice while serving clients’ wealth and investment needs in the area.”

Owens brings 13 years of experience to her role, all of it working with trusts. She most recently served as the trust manager at Trust Company of North Carolina, which is part of Fidelity Bank. Prior to that she was a trust specialist at BB&T and Wells Fargo (Wachovia). In all roles, she has honed her expertise in trust planning and administration, investment oversight, estate administration and wealth transition planning. She also has a deep knowledge of charitable and financial planning. 

Owens earned her bachelor’s degree in trust and investment management, with a minor in financial planning, as well as her MBA from Campbell University. She has also earned the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation. Owens is a member of the Durham Orange Estate Planning Council.

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 on FORTUNE’s 2017 and 2018 lists of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S., and American Banker recognized Pinnacle as one of America’s Best Banks to Work For six years in a row.

Pinnacle entered the North Carolina market in 2017 when it acquired BNC Bancorp, known locally as Bank of North Carolina. Pinnacle continues BNC’s practice of offering community bank service with the resources and sophistication of a larger firm.

The firm began operations in a single location in downtown Nashville, TN in October 2000 and has since grown to approximately $24.6 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, 2018. 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.