In his role as Knoxville president, Mike DiStefano leads Pinnacle's client advisory group, which serves Knoxville's owner-managed businesses and affluent consumers.
DiStefano has more than 27 years of financial services experience. He has been in the Knoxville financial services market for 22 years, previously managing the commercial banking programs for SunTrust Bank.
He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Marketing. He is an alumnus of the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University and the Scarlett Leadership Institute's Signature Executive Program. He is currently active in the Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership and has served on the loan review committee for Areawide Development Corporation.