PNFP In The News
Pinnacle associates Brick Sturgeon and Brock Kidd give some advice about investing in a rising interest rate environment--and appear on the cover--of Bank Investment Consultant magazine's October issue.
Pinnacle announced that it has invested $1 million in a lending program from The Knoxville Area Urban League.
Pinnacle keeps on producing solid returns for shareholders with no seeming end in sight. In fact, Pinnacle Financial Partners could be singled out as a poster child of banking institutions.
Pinnacle announced Monday that Missy Wallen has been named as the lender’s Knoxville chairman. Wallen is the former Tennessee president for BB&T.
Nashville banks are chipping into the lending market, and perhaps taking away business from regional players in a meaningful way. Much of the increase locally can be attributed to the growth at Pinnacle Bank and two new players.
One simple reason for Pinnacle’s foray into SBA lending, particularly the program’s 7(a) loans made to existing small businesses and startups, is to expand on its line of credit offerings.
Community banks in Nashville are on their way to one of the strongest years since the recession. Growth in profitability continues to be centered among Nashville’s largest lenders--especially the biggest, Pinnacle Bank.
The Nashville Business Journal profiles Music City’s three largest local lenders, including Pinnacle, and calls them a force within the Nashville banking community, making fast gains and posting results like none of their competitors.
Lending to small businesses is on the rise again, a shift that could bode well for hiring and the overall economy. The Tennessean talked to Chip Higgins, our small business banking team leader, about why now is a good time to borrow.
Local banks and the U.S. Small Business Administration can both cite statistics showing small-business lending is growing throughout Middle Tennessee. At the end of 2013, Pinnacle Financial Partners laid claim to the top spot for small-business lending in a nine-county area.