Terry Turner: Pinnacle opening a new chapter
Many bank heads are ready to turn the page after the economic devastation of recent years. Terry Turner will do you one better: He's got the chapters all laid out, and he's glad to boast of cracking open what he considers the next one.
Next up: A story of "growth and discipline," a kind of hybrid of the two Pinnacles Nashville has seen.
In remarks to shareholders gathering for the bank's annual meeting, the head of Pinnacle Financial Partners (Nasdaq: PNFP) made clear he envisions a new era. The bank's first eight years (until 2008), he said, were about unfettered growth, while the last three were about dealing with hits from the economy.
"It's been a time of great muscle building in the company," Turner said of the difficult times