Directors and Leadership

Herman Strickland

Herman Strickland

Herman Strickland
Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer

Herman Strickland is a senior vice president and senior credit officer for Pinnacle in Memphis. Prior to joining Pinnacle in 2015, Strickland spent 34 years at First Tennessee Bank, where he led the company’s Diversity Banking group. Prior roles at First Tennessee included serving as a corporate relationship manager, senior credit officer and manager of commercial banking.

Strickland earned his bachelor’s degree in management from Arkansas State University and holds a master’s degree in finance from the University of Memphis. He is a graduate of the Darden School of Commercial Lending at the University of Virginia and is a former instructor at the Barret School of Banking.

Strickland has been active in the Memphis community throughout his career and currently serves on the boards of the Memphis Urban League, Benjamin Hooks Institute and the Southwest Tennessee Community College and Arkansas State University foundations. He also serves on the boards of Community Lift, Communities Unlimited, Seedco, the Rise Foundation and Leadership Memphis.

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